Sometimes a song, a blues song, filled with venom, emerges into the world coiled, contained and poised to strike. A song which as the venom circulates round the listener’s bloodstream commands surrender even as they ready themselves for the next strike. 970 more words
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OLYPHANT — A factory in Lackawanna County that was once one the nation’s biggest producers of vinyl records is getting revamped.
It’s known as the old Specialty Records building in Olyphant, and it has had a rich industrial past, and now it’s being turned into apartments. 265 more words
Little Richard was an electrifying talent — that we can all agree upon. But where exactly does he stand among contemporaries like Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and Chuck Berry? 954 more words