In March of 1969, Jim Morrison of The Doors’ fame walked into a recording studio in Los Angeles and recorded 40 minutes of poetry which has remained unreleased as a commercial entity since that session The reasons for this are evident. The remainder is his final musical session, Paris, 1971.
Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/01/2008 09:57 PM
There was more trouble.in Dusty Springfield’s eyes than Amy Winehouse could ever ponder. Her haunting persona was partially concealed by an elegant style and smile which was infectious. She had numerous top 10 efforts over the course of 5 years and went on to become a legend of feminine Pop lore.
Posted by Rich Buckland, 02/12/2008 12:10 AM
When Dylan refused to compromise with Ed Sullivan over song selection, the always intelligently intuitive Steve Allen introduced Bob to America, creating another televised moment that would introduce us to a creator whose genius would change the scope of all lyrical perceptions within popular music.
Posted by Rich Buckland, 01/09/2008 07:15 PM
‘Heartworn Highway’ was conceived in the 70’s as a motion picture designed to introduce the world to practitioners of West Texas composers and singers. The film captured an array of talent, many of whom were destined to become artists of legendary status. Here are two such masters.
Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/20/2007 05:09 AM
THERE IS LITTLE DOUBT THAT JOHN LEE WAS POSSIBLY THE MOST PROFOUND BLUES INFLUENCE OF THE LAST HALF CENTURY. HE MEASURES UP WITHIN THE SAME ARENAS WHICH COMMANDED THE ARTISTRY OF ROBERT JOHNSON AND ELMORE JAMES. AS WE KNOW ALL TOO WELL, THERE ARE NO MORE.MEN NOR WOMEN OF THIS CALIBRE LEFT.
Posted by Rich Buckland, 10/31/2007 06:34 PM