If you ever find yourself in conversation with a devoted fan of early American RHYTHM AND BLUES, they will most likely gush with passion over LAVERN BAKER.
It feels weird putting HIP HOP in the OLDIES category, but I guess we’re finally at that point in history. Here’s a tune that deserves way more credit than it gets.
Image has become so vitally important in music. It’s not necessarily that today’s artists need to be pretty (although that helps immensely), but they do need to visually fit the musical style that they are representing. I doubt we’ll ever see another performer, like RAY CHARLES, rise to fame. That’s not the only thing that…
Let’s go back to a simpler time in music. Back to the year 1964, when MOTOWN ruled the charts.
THE TEMPTATIONS – MY GIRL
It’s one of the greatest songs of all time, largely due to the catchiness of the opening guitar riff…
WISH YOU WERE HERE is a song and album that has been written about over and over again, in meticulous detail, by people far better researched and more connected with the music than I could ever be. I don’t have any unique perspective or new light to shed on this song, which is, without argument,…
Sorry to interrupt, but if we’re gonna talk about the early 80s, there’s one band…infact, one song, that MUST be addressed within the discussion. Let’s get started.
BOW WOW WOW – I WANT CANDY
The single most important person in the history of popular music is DAVID BOWIE. “…he has permeated and altered more lives than any comparable figure.” – David Buckley
DAVID BOWIE – LET’S DANCE
It’s the title of both his biggest hit single, and best selling album, so it might surprise you to know that LET’S DANCE was…
Dead Kids (artists previously featured on DKGL) always get extra credit for originality. When there’s something about a particular song that you haven’t heard before, it can end up leaving a lasting impression in your mind. Some of the below songs are a few years, or a few decades old, and the ground they broke…
A song doesn’t have to change the world to get featured on THROWBACK THURSDAYS. It just needs to be old, and unique, and quite often, it helps if it’s also fun.
BUZZ CLIFFORD – BABY SITTIN’ BOOGIE
BUZZ CLIFFORD is regarded as a one hit wonder, despite the fact that he has remained active in music right…
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