Saturday Dec 7
People Who Did Stuff: Little Richard
Of all the outstanding rock and roll pioneers to burst onto the scene in the 1950s, we can determine why Elvis Presley stands out.
Saturday Dec 7
It's Our Saturday Night Attitude Dance Featuring the Architect of Rock and Roll, Little Richard
Well, I can't help it! This song IS "the attitude" that announced the birth of rock and roll! Definitely a dance tune, definitely an attitude tune, and definitely a lot of fun! Time to shake it to the frenetic music of an archetypal Sagittarius! As I posted earlier at a friend's page, "A-wop bop a loo mop, a wop bam boo!" Now that's magic and ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Punk rockers gather at Allentown club in 1988 - Almanac Dec. 5, 2013
In 2012, jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, known for his exotic and challenging rhythms in pieces such as "Take Five," died in Norwalk, Conn., a day before he would have turned 92. Singer Little Richard is 81. Author Calvin Trillin is 78. Opera singer Jose Carreras is 67. Pop singer Jim Messina is 66. Pro Football Hall of Famer Art Monk is ... (more)
A Most Happy 2013 Birthday To 'The Architect of Rock and Roll,' the Fabulous Little Richard
Today we send up a big 81st birthday greeting shout out to one of the original creators of rock and roll, the incredible, inimitable, and irresistible Little Richard! As I've explained in other articles, in the beginning there were 5 seminar figures in rock and roll.
1992: Ice Cube became the first hard-core rapper to have an album make its debut at number one on the "Billboard" album chart, with "The Predator."
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The North Shore Outlooks
Classic rock gets festive flair in West Van
Homage is being paid to some of the most acclaimed mid-century rockers at a Christmas concert in West Vancouver next week.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Paul McCartney, John Fogerty, David Bowie Make "Rolling Stone" List of 50 Best Albums of 2013
Rolling Stone has released its annual list of the 50 Best Albums of 2013 and, along with a bevy of contemporary artists, a few of the most beloved rockers of the 1960s and '70s have landed on the tally.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
East Bay '60s garage bands recalled in book
Nov. 27--SAN LEANDRO -- Walk into Bill Quarry's print shop on East 14th Street and you're surrounded by memorabilia of the 1960s, the back wall plastered with posters advertising concerts by Fats Domino, the Doors, Little Richard, the Byrds, the Yardbirds, and Paul Revere and the Raiders.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Marin Independent Journal
Cee Lo Green pleads not guilty in felony drug case
Singer/songwriter and rapper Cee Lo Green interviewed legendary artist Little Richard as part of the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter's "The Legacy Lounge" at the W Hotel, in Atlanta, Ga.