Photo credit: yahoo.com/images With all of the violence and unrest in the United States, I just wanted to touch on a few quotes from a great man whom I admired, not only for his music but for also his quotes, poetry, and work as a humanitarian. Here are 25 quotes from the Legendary Gil Scott … Continue reading Gil Scott-Heron – Top 25 Quotes
Photo credit: https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images I have always loved Minnie Riperton in fact my friends and I have tried numerous times to train our voices to match her five-octave coloratura soprano range. Ha Ha...I will never be able to sing as she did, and none of my friends were successful either, but we sure do enjoy her … Continue reading Minnie Riperton – Lovin’ You
Photo credit:yahoo.com/images I fell in love with this song the first time I saw it on MTV. When the music begins to play and Ms. Russell starts singing the first verse of the song, it immediately transports you to a time and place in another world. A world where it’s you and the one you … Continue reading Brenda Russell – “Piano In The Dark”
Photo credit: ?p=Linda+Ronstadt+and+the+stone+phoneys+photos&fr= Linda Ronstadt is a great singer with a strong voice that will give you chills. Mike Nesmith wrote this song in 1964, two years before he joined the made-for-TV group The Monkees. At the time, he was developing his skills as a folk singer - a far cry from the Hollywood-enhanced shenanigans … Continue reading Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poney’s – “Different Drum!”
Photo Credit: https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images I really love this song and I like the fact that it fits in perfectly with the times we are living in right now. There is way too much going on in this world, and we all have got to get it together now, because there is truly something in the … Continue reading Thunderclap Newman – “Something In The Air!”
Photo credit: Bing.com/image "Black Rose - A Rock Legend (Roisin Dubh)" is the title track of the 1979 album by Thin Lizzy. It is both an original song and a medley incorporating traditional Irish songs and allusions from the poet William Butler Yeats to the soccer player George Best, a drinking pal of bandleader and … Continue reading Thin Lizzy – Roisin Dubh (Black Rose)
Photo credit: Bing.com Ian Anderson is like the rest of us, he has been practicing social distancing, staying quarantined and reaching out to his fans on Instagram. I am a huge Jethro Tull fan, so when I saw an article about him stating in an interview that his singing days are numbered, of course I … Continue reading Ian Anderson Front Man for Rock Band Jethro Tull Has Revealed His Singing Days Are Numbered!
Photo credit: https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images This was originally recorded by Country artist Keith Whitley in 1987. It was written by two leading country songwriters, Paul Overstreet, and Don Schlitz. The latter also wrote and previously recorded Kenny Rogers' American #1, "The Gambler." Keith Whitley was one of the country music artists to break out in the 80s. … Continue reading Keith Whitley – “When You Say Nothing At All!”
https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images The world lost a great trail-blazer! I was saddened to hear of the passing of this amazing woman, Astrid Kirchherr, and to know she was one of the most positive, gifted and talented influences on the Beatles and their career made me want to read more about her. It's always a real treat to … Continue reading The Death of Astrid Kirchherr, the Photographer Who First Photographed the Beatles!
Photo credit: Yahoo.com "In a weekend when the music world was rocked by the deaths of Little Richard and Uptown Records founder Andre Harrell, now another R&B legend has also died. Betty Wright, a six-time Grammy nominee known for the hits “Clean Up Woman,” “No Pain (No Gain),” and “Tonight Is the Night” and for her … Continue reading Betty Wright-“The Clean Up Woman! 1953-2020