Stax legend William Bell joins Eric in conversation to discuss his early days of discovering music, seeing Sam Cooke as a kid, getting started with The Del-Rios as a young teenager, how he first connected with Stax Records, meeting Sam Cooke and what he learned from him, what the environment was like working with such Stax legends as Booker T & The MGs and Mavis Staples, he shares a wonderfully funny road story from his time touring with Otis Redding, what it was like to tour in the segregated South as part of the Stax family, his meeting with Martin Luther King Jr, bringing that full circle in regards to performing… 63 more words
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I can remember the exact moment when I fell in love with this singer. I was seven or eight years old, and I was in the back seat of my mom’s car while we were on our way home. 726 more words
A while ago I was thinking about the origins of the phrase ‘touch wood’ or ‘knock on wood’, and I also found ‘knock on/tap/touch wood and whistle.’ There is no one answer to the origin of the phrase, and since wood has been so universally used since the earliest days of humans, then there are likely to be many, many different and correct origins of the phrase… 244 more words