Rasma Raisters

My passions are writing and creating poetry. I write for several sites online and have four themed blogs. 

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Somebody to Love
a day ago
The title refers to a classic song from the 1960s sung by the American rock band Jefferson Airplane, who became known as hippie revolutionaries. Birth of a Band It all came together in 1965 when the f...
Rocking Around the Clock with Bill Haley and the Comets
3 days ago
Bill Haley and the Comets rolled out some of the greatest rock and roll hits from when they were founded in 1952 to the time of Haley’s death in 1981. This American rock group put nine singles on the ...
Gary Puckett and the Union Gap
9 days ago
Another American rock group which came on the scene in the late 1960s was Gary Puckett and the Union Gap. This band was set apart from other bands due to their music. They had songs which had a combination of great singing and music and touched the heart in many different ways. Their songs are still popular to this day and can be heard over the radio. From the very beginning, they were known as The Union Gap featuring Garry Puckett, and later on with only Puckett’s name in front. I can honestly ...
The Tide Is High with Blondie
14 days ago
This band had everyone dancing and singing along. Blondie is an American rock band which was established by singer Deborah Harry and guitarist Chris Stein. They were looked upon as pioneers in early new wave and punk music in America. The band mixed up the sounds of pop, disco, rap, and even reggae. It was actually the Mercer Arts Center music scene that inspired Chris Stein to form the band and Debbie Harry had previously been a member of a folk-rock band called Wind in the Willows. The band’s ...
The Girls Who Inspired Popular Songs
a month ago
There are many popular songs that have been inspired by girls. Even though they may or may not be titled by her name, she is the inspiration behind the words and music. • • In 1957 Buddy Holly wrote “Peggy Sue” a song that quickly rose up the Billboard charts and is still popular today. In the beginning, this song was going to be called “Cindy Lou” however at this time Holly’s drummer Jerry Allison was having a romance with a girl called Peggy Sue. So Peggy Sue got her song and later on, she and...
The Music of The Bee Gees
2 months ago
The Bee Gees were not a band that came from just one place. They seemed to be all over the globe. In the late 1950s, their musical career began in Australia. Then during the 1960s, they became a well-...