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Iconic moments in music history.

Jeremy Frommer2 years ago
Elvis Costello's Classic 'My Aim Is True' 
For a while, at the beginning of his journey especially, some thought he was another Elvis Presley rip-off. That was, of course, before they heard him. He had his name long before the King died. Elvis...
Will Vasquez2 years ago
History of the Lighter at Concerts
It's an image we all know: thousands of people holding lighters in the air, in flickering tribute to their favorite musicians. No concert is complete without it; it's a way of bringing people together...
Max Jones2 years ago
There Was No One Like Etta James
“Sometimes I feel like reaching down from the stage and grabbing people and slamming them against the wall with my voice. Ι want to make ‘em wake up and listen. I love those people." – Etta James
Max Jones2 years ago
Artists to Add to Your Jazz Playlist
A friend recently asked me to suggest some jazz recordings that might propel his newly developed interest, so I made him an Introduction to Jazz list with these essential artists. There are obvious om...
Danielle Banner2 years ago
Feminist Punk: In Appreciation of Badass Female Rockers
The rise of feminist punk was a pivotal moment in the history of rock music and a pivotal movement for women in general. Before the 1970s, the list of greatest rock bands and artists read like this: E...