Atlantic

Do you know what the following bands have in common? Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Led Zeppelin, Yes, or Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young?? They all belonged to Atlantic Records, label created in 1947 by Herb Abramson and Ahmet Ertegün, who was born today 95 years ago in Istanbul (Turkey). Think a […]

Wild thing

Let’s try to make a soft connection between a couple of issues to be tributed today: Let’s say happy birthday to Buddy Guy who is turning into 82. He is a blues singer and guitarist known because he played with another legend (Muddy Waters) and influenced other artists such as Jimi Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix covered […]

Wright

Let’s tribute Richard Wright, founder of Pink Floyd, who was born 75 years ago. Unfortunately he left us in 2008. He was responsible of their peculiar sound. You can check his way of playing here! Enjoy!!

1925 for the weekend

This weekend has started with a great prize: green, with a mystic liquid inside, and with four figures drawn outside: 1 9 2 5 Yes: 1925. A few days ago I shared a song by Neuman just released tributing this great beer. That day, I said that there had been another song about the same […]

Grandparents

Today we are celebrating grandparent’s day (the origin is related with Christianity). I had several ideas of songs to be shared and to illustrate several topics related with these distinguished people such as the following: But, since today Mick Jagger is celebrating his 75th birthday, we must include a song tributing this rock’n roll grandfather! […]

Si yo fuera santiagueño

Today is Santiago’s day twice or maybe three times! It is the saint’s day of all the people named Santiago, Jacobo, Jaime,… so my warm felicitations to all these people. In second place, Santiago de Compostela and Galicia are celebrating their local festival. Lastly (but not less important), the musical reason: the great Santiago Auseron […]

Get back!

Paul McCartney, today, almost 49 years later, has crossed Abbey Road. He is promoting his new album that will be released in September. Here is a clip showing that momment: And here are some pictures from the 10 minutes session on 9th August 1969: I have selected to illustrate this event a song that doesn’t […]

This charming song

Today let’s recover our section dedicated to the songs chosen by the new and youngest musical experts at home. By chance they have selected today a song from the fourth studio album by Blur (The great escape). The title is a reference to the song by The Smiths ‘This charming man’. Speaking in 1996 Damon […]

Be my baby

Today let’s pay tribute to Estelle Bennett, who was born today in 1944. She formed The Ronettes with her sister (Ronnie) and her cousin (Nedra Talley) in 1959. In 1963 they signed with Philles Records (Phil Spector label) recording the hit ‘Be my baby’. She died of cancer alone when she was 67 after a […]