Rocking blues from 1949.

A short film featuring the first ever record mentioning rock & roll (from the 1920s), Ike Turner as Jackie Brenston, Muddy Waters and Jimmy Preston Jackie Brenston was Ike’s sax player. Check out the band above As you know, Ike Turner’s Rocket 88 in 1951 is often referred to as the world’s first rock & roll record,… Continue reading Rocking blues from 1949.

David Bowie’s early days.

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] David Bowie died as he lived – with great style. Secretly cremated, with no fanfare, fuss, funeral service or even family present, Bowie’s parting gift to the world was the suitably named album, ‘Blackstar’, the name of a hidden planet, cancer lesion, and a song about… Continue reading David Bowie’s early days.

The untold story of blues – chapter and verse

Updated 22 June 2016 AMERICA’S Gift has 43 chapters, an Epilogue and 20 pages of Index. See what you’re ordering.   Before you order America’s Gift, you’re bound to want to know exactly what’s inside the 390 pages that make up the book. You can even preview the first few America’s Gift chapters, and check out the book’s index, on… Continue reading The untold story of blues – chapter and verse