There are turning points in life that don’t announce themselves. That is, you won’t realize what has happened until long after the fact.
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I’ve got no new thoughts to add to this week’s mass of Pete Seeger tributes. His long and inspirational life has been covered extensively from many angles.
Whatever god dreamed up Jackson C. Frank’s fate must have been in a pretty morbid mood.
It is fair to say that Josephine Foster’s musical career has only varied slightly so far. Her songs are mostly based on poems by Emily Dickinson, children’s songs or traditional Spanish melodies.
Siblings Seth and Gretchen Powers, who hail from the state of Michigan, are actually the engineers behind Thirty Steps To Forward.
Don’t expect Neil Young to keep on rocking in the free world if you’re not clapping in time. He actually halted a Carnegie Hall appearance this week for a friendly scolding.
You’d think all of this knee-slapping banjo jazz, rip-snorting jug music and grease-popping soul would be emanating from somewhere in the kudzu-covered reaches of the Deep South — not Brooklyn.
The Byrds’ breakthrough single, a charttopping 1965 version of Bob Dylan’s “Mr. Tambourine Man,” came to them almost by accident — and created quite a rift along the way.
‘We’d turned into rock stars from outer space’: Hall and Oates transition away from folk wasn’t always easy
Hall and Oates’ transition from early folk performers into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-bound mixers of R&B, rock and pop wasn’t without its bumps in the road.
Bob Dylan seemed, certainly at first, to lose some essential impetus to create in the 1980s. He came off as neither grouchy or impish, just disinterested.