There’s no form of American music NOT influenced by New Orleans. “Up From the Streets” is a loving documentary and tribute to this unique city.
The loss of Little Richard has ginned up lots of memories. This one, from a Grammy ceremony, perfectly sums up how he set the tone for rock.
Joni Mitchell’s 2007 project, “Shine,” has just been issued on a lush vinyl version. That brings her evocative musicality and lyrics out in a new way.