He was among the names who turned New Orleans into a hub for early rock n’ roll. He didn’t have many hits, but they sure were memorable ones.
David Bowie was a chameleon. And the “colors” in his music came from an array of inspirations, from jazz to rock, to the very unexpected.
The complex rhythms of boogie-woogie were originally meant for dancing. And this joyful jazz still has the power to get you on your feet.
Between Elvis’ induction into the Army and Beatlemania, there was a period where novelty songs reigned supreme. What was their particular appeal?