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video 04:04 The Edsels- "Rama Lama Ding Dong" - "ONE SUMMER NIGHT WITH THE EDSELS AND RAMA LAMA DING DONG - A DOO-WOP FAIRYTALE" -  RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK

The Edsels- "Rama Lama Ding Dong" - "ONE S...

There are 8 Million fables in the Doo-Wop City. This is one of them.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/18/2019 04:48 PM

video 03:07 Wayne Cochran-  "I Can't Turn You Loose"- Live, 1982 - "WAYNE COCHRAN AND THE HOLY GHOST" -  RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK -

Wayne Cochran- "I Can't Turn You Loose"- ...

They called him The White Knight of Soul. Dedicated pale soul singers were not in great quantity when Wayne Cochran first caught my attention back in 1965.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 11/10/2019 05:23 PM

video 06:16 Johnny Rivers- "THE RISING OF JOHNNY RIVERS - FROM A SHOT OF WHISKY TO THE ROCKIN' PNEUMONIA AND BOOGIE WOOGIE FLU" -RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK

Johnny Rivers- "THE RISING OF JOHNNY RIVER...

This is the unlikely musical tale of a 1950’s Italian kid from New York City not named Dion DiMucci. We’re talking about John Henry Ramistella.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 10/23/2019 05:56 PM

video 02:59 Checkmates LTD - "Black Pearl" - "OF BLACK PEARLS AND OTHER PRECIOUS JEWELS" -  RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK -

Checkmates LTD - "Black Pearl" - "OF BLACK...

In retrospect, the Checkmates Las Vegas Lounge Act heritage should have translated to the biggest stages of all. They were one of the first integrated acts of their period creating a sense of inclusion during a time of 60’s turmoil.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 10/23/2019 12:45 PM

video 01:58 Frank Sinatra- "FRANKIE AND THE ROCK OF AGES" - RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK

Frank Sinatra- "FRANKIE AND THE ROCK OF AG...

Dig This Splendid Treatment of “Where Or When” Featuring Loretta Lynn, Tony Bennett, Natalie Cole, Dino, Leslie Uggams, John Denver and Robert Merrill.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 10/22/2019 11:26 AM

video 04:34 Elvis Presley- Unchained Melody - Live In South Dakota , 1977- "WHERE ELVIS DARED TO TREAD" - RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK -

Elvis Presley- Unchained Melody - Live In ...

Three months prior to his passing in 1977, Elvis debuted this performance of “Unchained Melody” in South Dakota. It engages as a literal prayer from a dying man.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 10/22/2019 10:52 AM

video 05:08 Tom Waits -  "Downtown Train" - 1985 - "ODYSSEY ON A DOWNTOWN TRAIN - TOM WAITS FOR NO ONE" - FROM RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK

Tom Waits - "Downtown Train" - 1985 - "OD...

“The Moon ain’t romantic. It’s intimidating as Hell” “I’ve got my own double cross to bear.” - Tom Waits

Posted by Rich Buckland, 10/21/2019 01:48 PM

video 03:03 Mickey Newbury - "THE TRIUMPHANT SORROW OF MICKEY NEWBURY" - RICH BUCKLAND'S EPIPHANY NOTEBOOK -"She Even Woke Me Up To Say Goodbye"  - Live On The Johnny Cash Show, March 17, 1971

Mickey Newbury - "THE TRIUMPHANT SORROW OF...

“How many people have listened to my songs and thought, ‘He must have a bottle of whiskey in one hand and a pistol in the other.’ Well, I don’t. I write my sadness.”- Mickey Newbury

Posted by Rich Buckland, 10/13/2019 04:09 PM