Now, the aficionados will say, Well, yeah, I knew there was some blues in the palette of these artists. But note, I used the word primarily. I don’t think the first word that comes to mind for any of these people is blues. What got … Continue reading Blues Songs by Artists Who Are Not Primarily Blues Singers
The HOF is a fun place to visit and you should go if you get a chance. But I’m well aware that a lot of people think the whole idea of voting is a crock of shit. And it may well be. But that’s never … Continue reading ME’s thoughts on the 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees
“We never ever do nothin’ nice and easy.”- Tina Turner Wikipedia: “Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is a singer and actress, originally from the United States and now a Swiss citizen. Turner rose to prominence as part of the Ike & … Continue reading A Six-pack of Tina Turner
I heard Kate Bush on the radio the other day and the idea for this post sprang into my head. I’ve already written about Janis Joplin, Linda Ronstadt, Chrissie Hynde, Bonnie Raitt, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, and pioneer band Fanny. (Stevie Nicks will have her day.) … Continue reading Let Us Now Praise the Women. Who. Rock!
You know the night time (ba-de-day), is the right time (ba-de-day) To be (ba-de-day), with the one you love (ba-de-day) There are so many damn great versions of this song one hardly knows where to start. But the most famous rendition is probably Ray Charles’ … Continue reading One Song/Three Versions – (Night Time is) The Right Time