The Impact of Ray Charles (1930-2004)

by

The 1950s played host to a number of musicians and various genres of music. Prominent genres of music during this decade of music included rock n roll, blues, boogie-woogie and others. An artist… Continue reading

The Development of Raga Rock

by

Raga rock is music that is influenced by traditional Indian musical elements and came into development around the 1960’s. It started with imitations of Sitar-like sound, which is an instrument integral to Indian… Continue reading

Country: America’s Music

by

When people think about country music today, there are a variety of musicians that come to mind. Some of the most popular country acts of the 21st century include Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift,… Continue reading

Machito: Kenya (1957): #13 of Albums You Must Hear Before You Die

by

The legendary Machito was born as Francisco Raul Gutierrez Grillo. Machito had established a name for himself touring all over the world with numerous different bands exploring the world of Latin Jazz and… Continue reading

Another Night On The Roof

by

  The Drifters are a legendary vocal group based out of New York City who soulfully depicted urban emotions in the form of beautiful music. Whether “Under the Boardwalk” or “Up on the… Continue reading

Elvis; King of Rock N’ Roll

by

Elvis Presley was one of the most talented performers. From the beginning he was a controversial figure in the entertainment industry, but although there were backlashes towards his shows, he didn’t allow it… Continue reading

Bo Diddley, Who Do You Love, 1956

by

  Bo Diddley was born December 30, 1928 in Archer Florida. One of the greatest things Bo Diddley is known for is helping set the almost standard beat for rock & roll rhythm.… Continue reading

Ain’t nothing but a song

by

Montauk, early 90’s my mother, my cousins and myself recorded our very own cover of “Hound dog”.  The recording place could possible be compared to one of Sam Phillip’s custom recording services; where… Continue reading

I Walk The Line

by

“I Walk the Line” was Johnny Cash’s first number 1 Billboard Hit and sold over 2 million copies; it is also arguably his most recognizable song. Johnny Cash wrote the song backstage in… Continue reading

Fever All Through The Years

by

♫ You never know how much I love ya Never know how much I care When you put your arms around me I get a feelin’ that’s so hard to bear You give… Continue reading