Pick Of The Day: Paul Butterfield Blues Band Is Finally Recognized For Pivotal Role In ’60s Rock
2015 / Music

Pick Of The Day: Paul Butterfield Blues Band Is Finally Recognized For Pivotal Role In ’60s Rock

With all the articles, books and documentaries that have examined and reexamined the hallowed history of 1960s rock ‘n’ roll, it’s still surprising that an important group like the Paul Butterfield Blues Band remains unheralded for their crucial contributions to pop music. Put bluntly, if it weren’t for the Butterfield band, both the American blues revival and Age of Aquarius would have been very different, or not occurred at all. Continue reading

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Remembering Percy Sledge: Listen To Overshadowed Classic
2015 / Memorial / Music

Remembering Percy Sledge: Listen To Overshadowed Classic

To most of the listening public, the name “Percy Sledge” is the answer to a trivia question: What soul singer sang the 1966 romantic classic, “When A Man Loves A Woman”? However, Sledge was a lot more than just a one-hit wonder. Continue reading