Apr 1, 2014
If Your Band Sucks, a Manager Isn't Going to Help
With Etta James, Big Jay McNeely, Young Jessie, Johnny Otis and Little Esther leading the way, Los Angeles' mid-1950s rhythm & blues scene was one of the frantically fertile anywhere in the world, and the brilliantly sly doo-wop group The Coasters ranked among the city's very finest.
Happy 2014 New Year Video Birthday to the Incomparable Mary Weiss
Today we send up a most Happy Birthday to the remarkable Mary Weiss. She gave us THE voice on the airwaves in "Remember ," "Give Him A Great Big Kiss," and one of the greatest teen angst "class conflict" songs ever written, "Leader of the Pack."
Happy 2013 Video Birthday to Music Legends Johnny Otis, Edgar Winter, Earl Hines, and Alex Chilton
Today we send a birthday shout out to four major musical talents, each a legend in their own right! It's a big Happy to Johnny Otis, Edgar Winter, Earl Hines, and Alex Chilton.
Happy 2013 Birthday to Two Great Wits and Two Great Rockers
Jonathan Swift has been called the greatest prose satirist in the history of Western literature, mainly thanks to works like Gulliver's Travels and A Modest Proposal.