Tuesday, March 10 2015
1965 places that year's astonishing surge of innovative pop music in a larger context of social, cultural, and political change.
Tuesday, April 15 2014
With his rendition of "Tennessee Waltz" for his 1964 Copacabana shows, Sam Cooke proceeded to do the impossible: he made the waltz swing.
Wednesday, July 27 2011
A look back at Amy Winehouse’s most memorable moments is sadly short, due to her depressingly short life.
Monday, March 14 2011
Whether known as "The Red Rooster" or "Little Red Rooster", this Willie Dixon song has attained classic status in the blues repertoire. And no one does it better than Howlin' Wolf.
Thursday, February 11 2010
Tuesday, March 24 2009
Indeed, a people who feel unloved are capable of anything. A people who feel loved are capable of everything.
Tuesday, February 24 2009
In Grant park on the night of America’s victory in November 2008, Barack opened with: "It's been a long time coming, but tonight, because of what we did on this date in this election at this defining moment, change has come to America." It is my sincere hope that readers don’t miss that. Barack has a deep and personal understanding of this unique and complex American history. A cool, smooth, blues man has come to lead the nation.