RIP Liam Clancy

This is a tough one. Liam Clancy, surviving member of The Clancy Brothers, has died. The Clancy Brothers were part of the folk revival of the early 60s and had a great friendship with Bob Dylan. These were also some of the first records I ever heard (my mom was a big fan). In a […]

This Train is Bound for Glory

I just wish that Freedom Fighters from the past were here to see this week’s events. MLK, James Brown, John Coltrane, Jackie Robinson, Rosa Parks, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, Muddy Waters, Miles Davis and especially President Obama’s parents are people I wish were going to be in DC this week.

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Eartha Kitt – A Great American

Eartha Kitt had one of the best voices of all time, and she put it to good use. Many of us know her from her portrayal of Catwoman in the 60s Batman TV series, but Eartha Kitt actually had a very hot career by the time she did Batman, with several hit singles (C’est Si […]