Monthly Archives: July 2013

Djavan – What kind of name is that?

  Djavan, an old favorite from Brazil.  He was born in northeast Brazil in 1949.  One of his first groups played Beatles songs and was called, Luz, Som, Dimensão (LSD – “Light, Sound, Dimension”).  He has 25 albums.  That’s all … Continue reading

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Gospel – Shout About It!

   You don’t need to believe.  You only need to listen.  Black gospel music.  This is the home of exquisite notes, explosive emotion, and unbridled joy!  This is where all the great soul singing came from.  Aretha, Ray Charles, Sam … Continue reading

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New Strings – Tony Rice

  There have been and are a lot of pickers, but some of them are so smooth, so sweet, and so fast that I just have to start shouting, turn it up!  Tony Rice may be at the top of … Continue reading

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