The drummer and former producer for Epic records recorded with Bob Dylan, Buddy Greco, Chubby Checker, Frankie Valle, Bobby Rydell, The Tokens, Len Barry, Little Eva, Simon and Garfunkel, Peter, Paul & Mary, and John Cale.
Money is an article of faith and the basis of a religion so corrupt that our “faith is fraying”, as Margaret Atwood put it. “Has it taken on the attributes of a god – unpredictable, all-powerful, uncontrollable? And if so, how can any government anywhere make any sort of plan about anything? Gods have another attribute: they aren’t accountable. You can’t put a god in jail.”
Inspired by his five-month trip across Canada in 1969, Norman Symonds’ “Big Lonely” – an ode to the Canadian hobo – was the result of a “creative watershed”. This 1975 recording was performed by the National Youth Orchestra of Canada for Radio Canada International.
If you have an idea for a band name, feel free to post them in the comments below, including any explanation as to why you chose such a name, if you wish.
5 hours of music from the various recording artists that died in 2013. Dedicated to the many loving families I know who experienced such great loss this year. May 2014 bring you peace and may your days be filled with much joy and adventure.
A music mix dedicated to all the emergency crews who are helping us folks here in Eastern North America recover from the horrendous ice storm that paralyzed our infrastructure over this past weekend.
Born in Montreal to Mi’kmaq and Scottish/Irish parents, Dunn was a singer and activist best known for his music about native history and the residential school system in Canada, in particular.
5 expert mixes that include some of the most interesting underground music during the decade that brought us the dawn of digital.
30-minutes of cool groovin’ instrumentals from Chuck Berry’s 1950s Chess archives. Goes well with beer and an old fashioned diner meal. Queue up your selections on the jukebox and sit near the window where you can watch the rain roll down outside.
Whether you spend a Saturday morning on your bike or out walking the dog, scouting local garage sales is a great way to find books, music and more while meeting people in your community. You can even support a local cause, as many garage/street sales are annual events for this purpose.
A toast to Jamaican “rock steady” music and the golden days of vinyl with a contemporary acoustic pop flare. How can a song about records not become a hit? Help Drew out and download the song from iTunes or CDBaby!
Let us know what you found and where your favourite record stores are – just sign-in and post it in the comments for this post.