Sometimes when I hear Al Green I think no-one can touch those records for passion, tenderness and absolutely fantastic playing. I suppose the latter is down to Willie Mitchell. 72 more words
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Sometimes even an innocuous remark about the weather can start the hamster wheel turning in the mind of the songwriter.
In the late 60s and early 70s, Hi Records in Memphis ran a close second in popularity to their neighbor, Stax/Volt. 296 more words
If you use a music streaming service, [...] you probably don’t know this: if the song you just played was recorded before 1972, the artist who recorded it receives no royalty payment for that play. 123 more words
1922 : The British Broadcasting Corporation, or BBC, the first national broadcasting corporation, is founded on this day in London.
1963 : Chuck Berry is released from prison after serving 20 months for a Mann Act violation (transporting a minor across state lines for immoral purposes). 157 more words
Certainly a hot bath can be one of the more relaxing pleasures of daily existence. It can also be one of the most horrendous. Just ask Jean-Paul Marat, the French revolutionary who was done in by… 260 more words