Music (180)

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 19:05

A Brief Biog of The Meters

Written by Cameron K

The Meters were put together in 1965 when keyboard player Arthur 'Art' Neville (1937-2019) recruited George Porter, Jr. (bass guitar), Joseph (Zigaboo) Modeliste (drums) and Leo Nocentelli (guitar, vocals).

Thursday, 25 June 2020 09:58

A Brief History of the Memphis Sound

Written by Cameron K

Memphis is the capital of the Mississippi Delta and during the great migration, workers poured into the city seeking work. The workforce brought their musical heritage and music was a byword in Memphis. By 1860, Beale Street had become the Mecca for black musicians and eventually the entertainment centre of the city.

Wednesday, 01 April 2020 09:04

Tubby Hayes-A Pint Of Bitter, Bound To Be A Good Thing...

Written by Jason Disley

Tubby Hayes – The Life Behind The Tenor, is a brilliant, and insightful limited edition book, that takes a closer look at the life of the British Jazz icon, Tubby Hayes. It has recently been published by Mono Media Books and is limited to one hundred copies.

Monday, 16 March 2020 14:13

A Short Bio of Dusty Springfield (1939 – 1999)

Written by Cameron K

Dusty Springfield was born in 1939 and christened Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien. She came from Scottish Irish descent and her brother Tom, and Tim Filed made up a folk trio called The Springfield’s.

Sunday, 23 February 2020 15:14

The Life and Times of Music Entrepreneur Robert Stigwood

Written by Cameron K

Robert Stigwood was born in 1934 in Adelaide, South Australia and was educated at Sacred Heart College. He began his career as a copywriter for a local advertising agency but in 1955, aged 21 he moved to England. At first, he took odd jobs including working as an assistant in the institution for "teenage boys" in East Anglia.

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