This is the grave of Freddie King. Born in Gilmer, Texas in 1934, King grew up first in Dallas and then in Chicago. This was the standard Great Migration pattern.
This is the grave of Mississippi John Hurt. Born in 1893 in Teoc, Mississippi, John Hurt grew up as part of the impoverished sharecropping Black working class of the South..
This is the grave of Lamar Stringfield. Born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1897, Stringfield grew up in the region as the son of a Baptist minister who had parishes.
This is a story of three great singer-songwriters. The first is John Prine. One of the greatest songwriters in American history, the much adored Prine was mourned deeply when he.
I hadn't watched Scorsese's The Last Waltz in years so I threw it on last night. If anything, it's even better than I remembered. The Band was no great live.
This is the grave of Jerry Capehart. Born in 1928 in Goodman, Missouri, Capehart entered the music industry as a young man, though that was interrupted a bit by being.
This is the grave of Leon Russell. The real-life version of Cousin It was born in 1942 in Lawton, Oklahoma. Russell grew up with the piano and proved more than.
I don't even need to explain why to watch this. Just turn it up and get your funk on. https://www.youtube.com/embed/DaFwdw5P2M8