Bear Family’s fascinating, far-reaching 121-track Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America’s Forgotten War presents such songs on four topical CDs: “Going to War Again,” “Somewhere in Korea,” “On the Homefront” and “Peace and Its Legacies.”
The question isn’t why Sister Rosetta Tharpe was chosen as an “early influence” into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The question is why it took them so long.
Goldmine’s April 2018 issue is out now! The April issue is The Class of 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame edition and it analyzes each inductee. Is every artist worthy? More in the APRIL 2018 ISSUE: • Moody Blues are …
During the 1950-1955 era most pop music was about love. However, artists did release records about current events, either on a serious or humorous nature.
Boasting previously uncollected live recordings by Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson and others, this blues trilogy veers wildly from archival treasure to mildly disappointing curio.