Happy 76th Birthday, Peter Tork!
My favorite Monkee and the frontman of Shoe Suede Blues is celebrating his day. Recently, Peter and his band released a new album called… 30 more words
Lead Belly and Sam Cooke.
The “King of the 12-String Guitar” and the “King of Soul.”
Last week, as I read the birthday entries for those two artists on my January list of “Historic Days In Music” – January 20, 1888 for Lead Belly and January 22, 1931 for Sam Cooke – two songs came to mind; two excellent, very different, and decidedly noteworthy songs. 536 more words
Joe Frank passed away last Monday. A purveyor of humorous, often surreal, radio monologues and dramas, he began his career in 1977 on WBAI in New York, then moved in 1978 to National Public Radio. 421 more words