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Music Genius Leon Redbone Passes From This Earth a few Hours ago ...

Music Genius Leon Redbone Passes From This Earth a few Hours ago …

I was sad to hear that one of my musical heroes left the planet. I loved Leon Redbone. I never had the opportunity to meet him – yet, his unique historical jazz style became a favorite of mine when I was in high school in the 1970s. It was ever so classy. I own original […]

Charlie Parker - Saxophone Master - Bird - Studio Recordings on this day - Yardbird Becomes A Legend On This Day in History

Charlie Parker – Saxophone Master – Bird – Studio Recordings on this day – Yardbird Becomes A Legend On This Day in History

Bird – Yardbird – Charlie Parker … Whatever they called him. On this day in history, he made his first studio recordings in Dallas and the world of music was never the same. In 1941 Charlie Parker makes a side in his first commercial recording session in Dallas, TX for Decca Records. Playing the alto […]

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame - Moody Blues

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame – Moody Blues

Why wait until these rockers are so very old to honor them to be in the Rock-N-Roll hall of fame? If they did something great and had a fantastic career in the Music Industry – honor them sooner rather than later … why not make the honor when these guys are in their 50s? Why […]

CD and Vinyl Music Sales Pass Digital & My 1979 Setup

CD and Vinyl Music Sales Pass Digital & My 1979 Setup

According to the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America), sales of music in physical form has passed digital download sales for the first time since 2012. This is great news! While CD and vinyl sales are up, digital download sales DROPPED 25% last year in 2017. Wow! Perhaps younger music consumers are beginning to discover […]

Good Night Sir George Martin  - A Great Influence On Me

Good Night Sir George Martin – A Great Influence On Me

Living to 90 is a great, long life. Contributing to popular culture and art for many decades is arguably more important to simply living to be 90 years old. Having a unique experience gives a person a unique aspect to creating art. Sir George Martin certainly had a unique experience. Without his unique experience, the […]