Country: America’s Music

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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

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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

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  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

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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

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  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

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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

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“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

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♫ 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

Howlin’ Wolf: Moanin’ at the Moonlight

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Named after the 21st president of the United States, Chester Arthur Burnett never really went by his legal name.  Burnett was an intimidating presence, easily the largest man in the room at 6… Continue reading

You’ll Miss Me: Then and Now

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The year is 2013, and it’s safe to say that music genres, sub genres, and instrumentation have come a long way. Then how is it so, with all the technology used in contemporary… Continue reading