Tag Archives: Popular Music
‘Jazz, man, that’s where I’m at’: Chronicling the history of America’s music Myers provides the reader with a deep, rich, and broad perspective on the confluence of jazz and U.S. history in the decades following World War Two. By … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : Marc Myers Tells Us ‘Why Jazz Happened’
Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: New York City, just like I pictured it From the steamy streets of the South Bronx and the future that would become hip-hop to the steamier bathhouses and clubs in lower Manhattan that became … finish reading BOOKS / Ron Jacobs : ‘Love Goes to Buildings on Fire’
If Stacy Sutherland of the 13th Floor Elevators were alive he’d be celebrating his 65th birthday this May. By Ivan Koop Kuper | The Rag Blog | March 31, 2011 HOUSTON — On the corner of Pacific and Hopkins streets … finish reading :
Stacy and Bunni: A Montrose Love Story
Folksinger/activist Phil Ochs. Image from Child of the Sixties.A people’s folk musicHistory of the United States By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / July 27, 2010 If you’re a Rag Blog reader who’s into either urban protest folk music … finish reading Bob Feldman : A People’s Folk Music History
Christopher Clark graphed the peak levels of and RMS levels of three hit songs a year over the past three decades. Here is a link to a PDF of his full poster, “A Visual History Of Loudness.”The loudness wars:Why music … finish reading MUSIC / Dynamic Compression : Yes, It Really is Too Loud!
Hall of Fame rock ‘n rollers: Bono and Mick Jagger. Photo from Mirror, U.K.Hall of Fame benefit: Taking rock and roll to a new level By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / November 3, 2009[With Gary Baumgarten and Abbie … finish reading Hall of Fame Concerts : Rocking the Garden!
Lester Young was left a shattered man. Photo by Herb Snitzer.The Beatles called them ‘jazz cigarettes’ Race mixing was the fear and marijuana perceived to be the social lubricant making it happen. By Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog … finish reading Carl R. Hultberg : Jazz Cigarettes
Michael Jackson. Photo from Getty Images. Michael Jackson was deeply hurt and humiliated by the experience [of his 2005 trial], and his withdrawal to Bahrain and search for a different tradition of spirituality may well have come out of that … finish reading Juan Cole : Michael Jackson, Islam and the Middle East
Dan Burrows: ‘Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” beat variance is as smooth as, well, a baby’s bottom. Maybe that’s why there was mad volatility on the market’s dance floor.’ ‘When the stock market endures periods of high volatility — such … finish reading Academic Study : Hot Sounds, Cool Stock Market