Music legends honored on the Apollo Theater’s new Walk of Fame
Working in a steel mill can wear a man out. Even though he was dead tired, when Bobby Womack’s father, Friendly, returned home after a long day of blue-collar drudgery, he wasn’t ready to rest his weary bones.
In Part I of our look back at 1968, we reviewed the troubling historic events that marked that year. With Part II, we begin to dive into the music that provided the soundtrack for life after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., and we explore The Godfather of Soul’s new role as a voice of calm and reason.
Sir Paul McCartney is named an ultimate legend, The Naked Cowboy and M&M make nice and Hall & Oates sue over ‘Maneater.’
Jan & Dean’s early ’60s hits were the perfect musical personification of the sun-and-fun southern California lifestyle: surfing and hot rodding were their twin passions. So, how can you recapture that fun now? And what other new releases are out from your favorites?
Arnold Skolnick’s original 1969 Woodstock poster is the spotlight at an exhibit at Boston’s International Poster Gallery.
Say farewell to Leon Rhodes Austin, Danny Davis, Esbjorn Svensson and Jose Bispo Clementino dos Santos.