Attention should be paid to great singers/groups, largely forgotten today but worth rediscovering like Linda Lyndell, Jimmy Hughes, and Lindell Hill.
His vocal style has been compared to Marvin Gaye and Al Green. But Terry Callier’s folkie acoustic guitar sound puts him in his own category. Craft Recording’s re-issue of his 1968 debut is worth discovering.
John “Cougar” Mellencamp had some success before in his career but the landmark ‘80s album “American Fool” is what made him a bona fide rock star. It really did “hurt so good.”
They’ve sold 30 million records and had 10 songs hit the Top 20. And after over 30 years, this Australian supergroup is still at it. Let’s revisit The Little River Band’s best.
This blues virtuoso just left us. Beyond his gigs with The Blue Brothers, he left his signature stamp on projects by Howlin’ Wolf, Ike Turner, Willie Dixon and Sonny Boy Williamson. We pay tribute.