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In the world of rock and roll there is no cooler job then being
the front man or woman of a rock band. They are usually the lead
singer, and sometimes they play an instrument, but they are always
the person we focus on for t ...
Wow what a great winter so far, snow, snow and more snow.
Just be careful when you are driving as I've noticed many folks
driving a bit too fast in wintry conditions. Which of course brings
me to the subject of this in ...
Hello fellow Mountaineers, this installment in my "Legends"
column will attempt to explain and elaborate a bit on what a record
producer is and what he actually does. I know we have all seen
their names displayed prominently ...
And you thought all influential rock and rollers were guitar
Coming from a guitar player this column might be a bit traumatic
for me, but as Gloria Gaynor said "I will survive." So let's talk
about some of the grea ...
Let us cut to the chase my friends, July 25, 1965 was the day
that Minnesota native and New York coffeehouse transplant Robert
Zimmerman took the stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in
his sunburst ...
Boy do I like to talk about classic rhythm and blues singers,
it's passion of mine, and hopefully after you peruse my meanderings
it will become a passion of yours. Now we all have heard of the
greats like Otis Redding and S ...
If you've ever seen one of those old movies about ancient Rome
you'll always find the obligatory scene where the Emperor is
sitting around getting fed grapes by some young maidens while being
entertained by the "court jest ...