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.
I’m not sure exactly how we’d go about it, but I feel like we really need to take care of our ground breaking musical pioneers. So often, they end up passing away with nothing to show for their ventures except a lifetime of hardship. I hope that no other artist, who has made a significant…
There’s so much that can be said about OL DIRTY BASTARD that it’s nearly impossible to narrow it into a manageable article of highlights. Instead, I’ll just focus on a couple main points to sum up one of the most interesting figures in the history of music.
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.
Here’s an interesting case of “hey, what happened?”
LIDELL TOWNSELL – NU NU
You won’t often see this single included in any CLASSIC HOUSE…
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…
If you’re a EURO enthusiast, you probably know more than one tune that features a flamenco guitar riff. Well, here’s the song that did it first, and solidified it as a musical trend…
JAM & SPOON – RIGHT IN THE NIGHT
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