A deep thinker, Mr. Cohen spent his middle years studying the world's religions, and even became a Buddhist Monk and assistant to the roshi (teacher) Joshu Sasaki at the Mount Baldi Zen Center in California, but after all the searching Cohen identified himself as s...

The Aces were known and respected for their literate and quirky lyrics, which belied their appearance of country hicks. They are best known for the their cheeky tune, "Third Rate Romance," about a one-night stand in a hot-sheet motel, but there's also som...

In 1975 she was asked to appear on Sesame Street and at first declined, but then realizing this would be an opportunity to introduce Native Culture to children on TV, she signed on, appearing many times for the next 5 years. (She brought her son, Dakota "Cody"...

December 24, 2015

How popular were the Kingston Trio? Their biggest hit single, Tom Dooley, sold more than 3 million copies, and in late November and December of 1959, they had four of the Top 10 selling albums on the Billboard Top 100 Album charts.

September 28, 2015

It was psychedelic to the Max, and it turns out that although the 45 rpm Single was under 3 minutes (Top 40 radio didn't want them any longer, so we could play more commercials, and 2 or 3 in a row, and say, "Much More Musiiiiic"). But the L.P. cut was se...

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