We remember Carl Perkins. ‘Now Go, Carl, Go’

This day (January 19, 1998 ), in Jackson, Tennessee, died Carl Lee Perkins a.k.a. Carl Perkins, an American singer, songwriter who wrote among others 'Blue Suede Shoes' and ' Matchbox'.Tracklist : Blue Suede Shoes (Perry Como Show, 1956)…

Happy Birthday Sting. ‘Sumner Time’

This day (October 2, 1951), in Wallsend, Northumberland, England, is born Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner a.k.a. Sting, English singer and songwriter, co-founder of The PoliceDigest Tracklist : Only the Wind (w/ Eberhard Schoener & The…

We remember Johnny Cash. ‘Ring Of Life’

This day (September 12, 2003), in Nashville, Tennessee, died J.R. aka Johnny Cash, American singer, songwriter, one of the most famous artists of all time covering all genres from country to rock and gospel.Digest Tracklist : Get Rhythm .…

This week In Male Balladeers 36/52

Justin Timberlake, Van Morrison, John Mellencamp, Gregory Porter, Carl Perkins, John Mayer, George Michael, Tom Waits, Michael Bublé, Randy Newman, Dean Martin, Ed Sheeran They are the Male Balladeers selected among the 323 Posts we publish…

We remember Elvis Presley. ‘King Singer’

This day (August 16, 1977), in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., died Elvis Aaron Presley simply known as Elvis Presley and even 'the King' , an American singer and actor. Digest Tracklist : Vivo em Tupelo (1955) . Blue suede shoes (1956) . Hound…

Happy Birthday Ringo Starr

July 7, 1940 - Richard Starkey better known as Ringo Starr, English musician and singer, drummer for the The Beatles is 81. Happy Birthday Sir 'Band on the Run' by Paul McCartney & Wings is McCartney's fifth album since his departure…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 17/52

Lou Reed, The Rolling Stones, Golden Earring, The Doobie Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Grateful Dead, Ronnie Lane, The Rolling Stones, JD Souther, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Kiss, Queen They are the '70s Throwback' artists…

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Blues is central to the repertoire of Eric Clapton whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW. So we looked for and found twelve (videographed) occasions where Eric plays live with one (or more) of his blues masters or colleagues.They…

This month In ’60s Throwback’ 01/12

Aretha Franklin, Buffalo Springfield, Steppenwolf, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Wilson Pickett, Jefferson Airplane, Otis Redding, Dusty Springfield, Pink Floyd, Soft Machine They are the " '60s Throwback'"…

We Remember Roy Orbison

December 6, 1988 - Mr.Roy Kelton Orbison simply known as Roy Orbison, American singer-songwriter passed away aged 52. He is remembered."Full Moon Fever" by Tom Petty is his first solo album released on April 24, 1989 and featuring…

We remember George Harrison. ‘George The Fab’

This day (November 29, 2001), in Los Angeles, California, died George Harrison , English singer, guitarist, member of The Beatles before embracing a solo careerDigest Tracklist : The Beatles Royal Show (1963) . The Beatles – Yesterday…

I Walk The Line

Starting and ending with 'I Walk The Line' made famous by Johnny Cash, we made a playlist powered by Hittin'Around. It has Neil Young, Jody Miller, Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis and many more.

Jive Talking

From 'I Want To Rock' to 'Dont jive me', we have mixed 18 'Swing Music' tunes around the theme of 'Jive'. It has Sarah Vaughan, June Richmond, Louis Prima, Memphis Slim and many more.

Happy Birthday David Crosby. ‘Sing Crosby’

This day (August 14, 1941), in Los Angeles, California, is born David Van Cortlandt Crosby simply known as David Crosby, American singer-songwriter, guitarist & co-founder of the The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & NashDigest Tracklist…