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Jelly Roll Morton had a habit of making large claims, none larger than the prediction of his own death.
You’re listening to Nina Simone, the high priestess of soul, and You’re on the Sound Beat This song forbidden fruit is from the same ...
One of the most influential guitarists in jazz, and indeed all of music history.
As far as boxing names go, there are lots of “Sugar Rays”, plenty of “Golden Boys”…but only one Cinderella Man.
That riff can only mean one thing…you’re listening to Chuck Berry…and you’re on the Sound Beat. Okay, two things.
What do bandleader Fred Waring, the polio vaccine and your favorite frozen drink have in common?
Sorry Bing...the star of this song is a curious little instrument called the ocarina.
Some believe Elvis liked Nashville’s RCA studio so much that…he never left. Presley recorded “I Was the One” as the b side to “Heartbreak ...
Up and Atom! It's the music of the Atomic Age.
The film Aleksandr Nevsky is a recounting of a 13th century prince’s rise to national hero-dom. But parallels to the storyline echoed through the ...
Al Bernard, "The Boy from Dixie".
What happens when the high-gloss worlds of archived sound and auto insurance collide? Hope you’ve got a policy for excitement.