Tag: Music
Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
June 4th, 2012

As a member of Muddy Waters’ band, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Buddy Guy is credited as the pioneer of the Chicago blues sound, and he’s often credited as the bridge between blues and rock and roll. Read up on the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors recipient.

Airdate: June 7, 2012

The six-time Grammy-winning musician shares why it took so long for him to record his own music and his mission to keep jazz clubs alive; he also details his memoir, When I Left Home.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 27th, 2012

Much like MCA and The Beastie Boys, Kitty Pryde doesn’t look or sound like your average rapper, but her self-effacing lyrics–she knows she’s a skinny white girl from Florida as well as anyone–allow people to enjoy it without necessarily taking it seriously.

Carole King and Garry Marshall share an embrace behind the scenes.
Blog: Seen & HeardBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 26th, 2012

Another star-studded week of lively discussion and insightful comments goes in the books. Check out the gallery (for a few behind-the-scenes shots!) and some notable quotables and share your thoughts.

Source: Wikimedia Commons
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 20th, 2012

Trivia tidbits from the life of the Queen of Disco

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 20th, 2012

The legacy of soul isn’t limited to golden oldies. The last few years have brought with them artists like Amy Winehouse, Adele and Sharon Jones, all of whom endeavored to bring soul music to a new generation.

Airdate: May 21, 2012

In a tribute to the “Queen of Disco,” Tavis looks at the legacy of the five-time Grammy winner and one of the most popular artists of the disco era.

Airdate: May 23, 2012

The singer-songwriter reflects on the life experiences that inspired his text My Cross to Bear and the Allman Brothers’ contribution to music.

Airdate: May 15, 2012

The prolific singer-songwriter reflects on her past songs and the inspiration for her art, as described in her memoir, A Natural Woman.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 6th, 2012

Whether you’re a fan of the three rapping Jews from New York or not, the cultural impact of Yauch and his bandmates, Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond, cannot be denied.

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