"Seven-and-a-half minutes of pure musical joy: "That's All Right, Mama," "Blue Moon Night of Kentucky," "Night Train To Memphis," "Amen," "Glad All Over" (not to be confused with the Dave Clark song of the same...

A Record Producer named Jack Richardson contacted "The Guess Who"about doing a Coca Cola promotion, and liked their work so much he made a deal to work with them and mortgaged his house to make an album titled "Wheat Field."

The song features Junior Campbell's famous "reverse guitar solo," a sixteen bar measure, that was quite new then.

I found it interesting that when Charlie Allen proved to be the best singer in the group, he moved to the front and Frank Cook from Canned Heat was brought on as Drummer.

At the end of the decade the Duprees changed their name to "The Italian Asphalt & Pavement Company," or (I. A. P. CO) and had a minor hit with a song called "Check yourself."

You might ask, "How did Don McLean feel about this?" Well Don said at first he didn't know the song described him and, when asked about it, said "I'm absolutely amazed and humbled, about the whole thing. You can't help but feel that way about...

Robert had always wanted to work with a band with a Heavy Rhythm and Blues base, and formed The Honeydrippers as a side project. The members included his bandmate in The Zep, Jimmy Page, and Jeff Beck who had been in The Yardbirds with Page. They filled out the group w...

Trying to make a comeback she went to Stax Records in Memphis in 1970 to work with their great Rhythm Section and writers producers Isaac Hayes and David Porter. The Stax Album was grittier than her pretty ballads and didn't have legs, but she had two great records...

Note the gentle swaying of their bodies in Evening Gowns and Opera Gloves, the perfectly coiffed wigs and perfect diction. It worked folks, Motown Acts would play some of the biggest Night Clubs of the time, including The Forty Thieves Club where I emceed in Bermuda.

Jackie Wilson was one of the most influential artists of his generation and an inspiration to other singers including Elvis Presley, James Brown and Michael Jackson.  I can attest to that because James Brown himself referred to Jackie as "The Greatest Ever."

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