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.
A new documentary examines the 18 months that John Lennon spent with May Pang. One Lennon song describes it in particularly joyous fashion.
His blend of Mexican music and rockabilly — plus his refusal to hide his background — made Trini Lopez a pioneer in more ways than one.
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.