The Dave Clark Five played some really great rock. When I got to know their music and I realized how wonderfully talented they really were. One of my all time favorite songs by the Dave Clark Five is ”Bits and Pieces” which has a really nice beat to it.
Those of you who live in the U.S. probably know this American folk song “This Land Is Your Land”. It was written by Woody Guthrie, who was a folk singer and it became one of the songs most associated with him.
She was a British vocalist whose style and imposing voice, And according to American writers she patterned the way Motown singers sounded and it morphed Dusty Springfield singing energy and style. She was conceived Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien on April 16, 1939, in London, England.
Ah, Eunice. Though not as widely hand-wrung as Sylvia Plath or Virginia Woolf, Nina Simone (born Eunice Waymon) is just as much a genius and just as much tragic. Her end isn't quite so widely sensationalised as those of her fellow female heroines but hers is somehow more personal to me, despite her and I being the most opposite two women could possibly be in our respective situations.
“Whatcha see is whatcha get” is something that my uncle said, “While I was a young adolescent playing the PlayStation on the living room floor!” For a long while, I wanted to know exactly what he was talking about! I mean at the time I was studying why people do what they do. I was looking at why girls would pick on me and all I wanted to do was play games. Now before I flash-forward, a little bit of background, I am from Baltimore, Maryland. I am a black aka native American, west-indies, white (German and French), and black! My family has valued entrepreneurship, government, and service to our country as tenants as principals. This is very important because now I am an aspiring Entrepreneur, Father, Investor, Dancer, and Artist.
I'm 50 years old. I remember growing up with so many great songs. My family was made up of my mother , my dad and my grandmother my dad's mom. My uncles and aunts from his family was where I grew up. In my grandmother's house there was always laughter , fun and music. My dad and uncles would sing doowap and mimic the soulful sounds of the miracles, temptations and the intruders. My Aunt and I used to play dress up and sing the Supremes and Diana Ross was our favorite. However, every girl had to play makeup and look like Latoya Jackson. Those days bring me smiles today and the song that brings back all of those great memories is while you were here by Eric Benet. This song is a place to me to relax and renew. To become whole again. My dad was an mechanic he worked for a large corporation when I was a child. My mom was a telephone operator and when they went to work they'd drop me off at my grandmother's house. My aunt and uncles entertained me all day until they arrived to pick me up at night. We listened to the Supremes, Jackson 5, the temptations, Sam Cooke,
When I was in primary school I always said I wanted to become a doctor when I get older. So I said when I was in high school I will study biology and I did.
Okay yes. I hold my hands up. I'm one of these feminists. One of these feminists that doesn't like Bob Dylan. We're a small faction, true, but we are vocal. And way more melodic than Mr Bed Head himself. We had a meeting in a pub off Kings Cross and I was selected to make the case in their behalf. So here goes.
On June 4, 1967, shortly after the launch of the album “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” Paul McCartney visited the Saville Theater in London to see and hear American singer-guitarist Jimi Hendrix.