Tag: sixties

DEAD AIR BASS 45 (HIPSTER DANCE PARTY) ((SEPT 2017))

It’s a bit of a facetious title, so I hope it doesn’t discourage you. I like to be cheeky. Picture yourself at a house party for passionate music lovers. If that sounds enticing then this episode is just for you, and I hope you will join me for this virtual dance party.



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: LAVERN BAKER WILL VOODOO YOU

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.

For those in the know, she is one of the…



THROWBACK THURSDAYS: THE TEMPTATIONS SING SMOKEY

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 which, for you music nerds, is a perfect C…



HEADUCATION: SOMEBODY TO LOVE THROUGH MULTIPLE GENERATIONS

You could argue, speculatively, that if not JEFFERSON AIRPLANE, it would have been THE GRATEFUL DEAD, or JANIS JOPLIN, that ended up being acquainted most strongly with the Hippy culture explosion of 1967, but due to perfect timing and commercially friendly POWER POP appeal, it was a song, titled SOMEBODY TO…