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video 03:59 James Brown and Aretha Franklin- 'Please, Please, Please'- From The 1987 Cinemax Special 'James Brown and Friends'

James Brown and Aretha Franklin- 'Please, ...

There are images and voices that are beyond a million words or pictures. Here are two of those vital vocal titans whose appeal and appearance will be with us always.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 01/19/2013 08:14 PM

video 07:46 Vampira- (Maila Nurmi) Dec. 11, 1922- Jan. 10, 2008- The First Female Television Horror Hostess!- A KABC Tribute From 2000

Vampira- (Maila Nurmi) Dec. 11, 1922- Jan....

Her image is forever embedded in the theater of the mind. Vampira’s sleek frame passed like a distant ghost in ‘Plan 9 From Outer Space’ to haunt us eternally. As a kid, TV horror film was a staple of the diet and imagination. Today we have been spoiled by special effects that can’t duplicate TV art

Posted by Rich Buckland, 01/18/2013 10:01 AM

video 27:53 Solomon Burke- Live In Italy, 1989! Rare Italian Television Program Featuring The True King of Rock 'N Soul, King Soloman Burke

Solomon Burke- Live In Italy, 1989! Rare I...

The Stones ordained Soloman to the youth culture in ‘64 when ‘Cry To Me’, ‘That’s How Strong My Love Is’ and ‘Everybody Needs Somebody To Love’ were covered by the band. His compositons are legendary but he never had that one hit that would have defined his legacy. Still, he is considered royalty.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 01/17/2013 06:36 PM

video 52:19 The Yardbirds- The Complete Story!- Fabulous Documentary Reflecting The Stunning Contributions From One Of The Most Significant Bands Of All Time

The Yardbirds- The Complete Story!- Fabulo...

There can be little if no argument. The Yardbirds explored territory that no 60’s band had dared to penetrate until these young men emerged like a blinding storm of Blues, Rock ‘N Soul and deep Pop experimental structures. Beck, Clapton, Page, Dreja, Samwell-Smith. This magic potion lives on.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 01/07/2013 03:09 PM

video 03:10 James Brown- The Little Known Ballad "How Do You Stop"?- From The Cinemax Production "James Brown And Friends"- 1987

James Brown- The Little Known Ballad "How ...

Dec. 20, 2012: The children of the late Godfather of Soul gave a brighter Christmas to Augusta’s neediest children Thursday. More than 800 youngsters received toys and bicycles at the annual James Brown Toy Giveaway at James Brown Arena.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 12/22/2012 07:58 PM

video 05:28 Pete Seeger- The Beyond Legendary Mr. Seeger As He Appeared At His Madison Sqaare Garden 90th Birthday Celebration.

Pete Seeger- The Beyond Legendary Mr. Seeg...

The House Committee on Un-American Activities called Seeger to hearings in 1955; instead of citing the Fifth Amendment as grounds for silence, Seeger cited the First, a move for which he was sentenced to a year in jail for contempt of court. At 94, Pete is still the very conscience of America.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 12/22/2012 03:43 PM

video 06:11 James Brown and Wilson Pickett- "Cold Sweat and Midnight Hour"- Performed Live For The 1987 Cinemax Special "James Brown and Friends

James Brown and Wilson Pickett- "Cold Swea...

Soul is soul. There is no disputing, defying nor diluting it’s passion. Here are two of the Indisputable Champions of Soul Power.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 12/22/2012 01:29 PM

video 04:49 Gene Krupa- The Creator Of The True Big Beat!- Gene Talks About His Drug Arrest And Performs Live On The Steve Allen Program, 1959.

Gene Krupa- The Creator Of The True Big Be...

With recent revived interest in the career of drum legend Ginger Baker due to the current documentary about his life, it’s easy to forget the first great percussion immortal. Gene Krupa was a master, without whose passionate style the art of the Big Beat may never have flourished with such intensity

Posted by Rich Buckland, 12/20/2012 07:05 PM