Tag Archives: R & B

Delaney and Bonnie — Odd Facts, Encyclopedic Relationships, and Great Music.

   Delaney was in the Champs (Tequila) and then the Shindogs (on Shindig!) with Leon Russell for two years and backed up everyone. Everyone. Think about it. Yikes! Other members were, Glen Campbell, James Burton, and Billy Preston. Where There’s … Continue reading

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Arthur Lee Maye – Singing Outfielder

The greatest singing athlete ever! That’s what he said. I’m not going to argue. Just listen to this.    Oooh Rooba Lee I’m trying to think of other singing athletes. Harmon Killebrew? Reggie Jackson? Yogi Berra? I don’t think so. … Continue reading

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Love is all you need.

   Sunny or cloudy, it’s Spring. Whether we can see it or not, there’s always moonlight. And, somewhere in the background, there’s music. I hope these tunes can help bring forth not only the upcoming flowers of May, but also … Continue reading

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The Good Doctor — Dr. John

   In my mind, he will always be the King of New Orleans, even though there have been and will be many more. He has its history in his fingertips. He’s telling me about gilded splinters and I’m trying to … Continue reading

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No Particular Place to go — Car Crazy

   Drive My Car   The BeatlesThe engine was combustible, just like I felt. Whether it was an old beater or a red GTO, it was going to take me away from the house and out of my parent’s clutches. At … Continue reading

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For Kids From One To Ninety-Two.

I’ve still got the spirit. And I know it’s going to last.    Louise   Ray Charles    Walkin’ One and Only   Dan Hicks    Don’t Be Cruel   Elvis Presley    Wild Honey   The Beach Boys    Get Up Offa … Continue reading

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Who Needs Presents?

   It’s snowing, it’s cold, and in a lot of ways it’s frightful, but inside it’s so delightful. The tree is up, the fire is going, the wrapping paper is ready for action, and the tunes are on the box. … Continue reading

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