Millie Small, who recently passed away, is considered a key artist in making reggae music more popular. A look at her influential career.
Singer Phil May helmed one of the proto-punk groups of the 60s, Pretty Things. David Bowie called him “God.” The Clash, The Ramones, and Nirvana agreed.
Would they have been The Beatles we came to know without her? Astrid Kirchherr’s recent death gives us a chance to assess her influence.
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.