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Fifty years of The Concert for Bangladesh

My friend came to meWith sadness in his eyesHe told me that he wanted helpBefore his country dies. Although I couldn’t feel the painI knew I had to tryNow I’m asking all of youTo help us save some lives The lyrics tell the story. Ravi Shankar came to his friend, George Harrison, to tell him... Read more »

Some legends of the keyboards celebrate Black History Month

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Jimmy Smith was the king of the Hammond B-3 organ.
The men who played the keyboards include some of the greats in all genres of music.  Here are some of the best Black artists that play the piano and organ: Related Post: For Black History Month, these are some of the legends who play Sax Type your email address in the box and click the... Read more »

The legendary musicians of Black History Month-Part Two: N through Z

Jessye Norman is a classical and operatic singer. She's performed worldwide. Her works range from Beethoven to Verdi. A winner of the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, she's still performing at age 71.
February is Black History Month. Yesterday we had featured the great Black Musicians from the first half of the alphabet. Here’s part two from N to Z.   This is the N-Z version from last year’s musicians for Black History Month. It’s easy to subscribe to my blog. Just head to the right side of... Read more »
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Top 10 List- Best After Beatles George Harrison Songs

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George Harrison should be celebrating his 71st birthday today. A victim of Lung Cancer. A victim of cigarettes. Since we just celebrated the 50th anniversary of  The Beatles coming to America, I thought I’d celebrate his birthday with a gallery of his best post-Beatles work. There’s more good ones than you would think, including some... Read more »

A Day In The Life- George Harrison

The 50th anniversary of the Beatles appearing on the Ed Sullivan is just a week away. This weekend I’m going to focus on the two Beatles who have died, George Harrison and John Lennon. In their post Beatles careers, each had a day that stands out. Let’s take a look at those days, starting with... Read more »
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