Happy birthday, Paul Simon! “Graceland” was something altogether new, blending World Music with intensely personal (and clever) lyrics.
In August of 1981, MTV blasted off. And the way we “saw” (and heard) music was forever changed. Our salute to a cultural phenom.
Bill Harry was there at the start when Liverpool’s music scene exploded. His publication, “Mersey Beat,” gave us a look inside.