On Friday May 24, Peter joins Conan O’Brien for some serious Jibber Jabber (Conan’s online interview show) about Elvis, Sam Cooke, Sun Records and more.
Trowbridge’s, Florence, AL (Sam Phillips’ Favorite Hometown Restaurant)
Sorry to have been out of pocket for so long.
One of the biggest reasons is that we (Alexandra and I, with Robert Gordon and Jake coproducing, and David Leonard and Robert shooting) have been doing video interviews for the enhanced digital versions of the
I’m not going to even write about this.
This is the start of Jack’s inspired – even more to the point, inspiring – set at the “Cowboy Jack Clement Tribute Concert” on January 30.
I wrote about it, and included my introductory remarks, in my February 4
This is a real artifact.
Now ordinarily I don’t believe in artifacts. But I made this mix tape (I don’t know that that’s what we called it then) over twenty-five years ago –
Quinton Claunch & Roosevelt Jamison August 2012
I’m not sure exactly how I first met Roosevelt.
Probably it was through Quinton Claunch. It was 1981 or 1982. I had started working on Sweet Soul Music, and Memphis – and James Carr, and Goldwax Records, and Otis Redding – were all, of course a big part
By Joe McEwen
Keep on pushing, move on up, we’re a winner: these exhortations were at the forefront of the content and spirit of the music Curtis Mayfield recorded with his group, The Impressions, in the mid and late 1960s. If his record, “People Get Ready,” captured a more steady, righteous, nose-to-the-moral-grindstone tone, “We’re a Winner,” released in l967, lifted higher and aimed for a more liberating result.
The music matched the message and performance. Arranged and produced by Mayfield’s long-time, hugely undervalued creative partner,