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Steven Van Zandt: 14 Great Moments

This week, E Street Band guitarist Little Steven Van Zandt will be honored by Little Kids Rock with their annual “Big Man Of The Year” award. The nonprofit organization, which works to restore and revitalize music education in disadvantaged public schools, has honored Clarence Clemons, Bernie Williams and Lady Gaga in the past.

10/15/2012

Happy Birfday To You & You

You #1: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Martha Reeves[/lastfm] (Martha & The Vandellas).  She celebrates 70 today. You #2: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dion DiMucci[/lastfm] (Dion & The Belmonts).  He’s got 72 candles to blow out. The dual birthday party commences immediately […]

07/18/2011

Twelve Songs To Honor Martin Luther King

Today is Martin Luther King Day in the USA. And while we still mourn his passing, we also need to remember that today is a day of celebration as well — a day for reflecting […]

01/17/2011

“Abraham, Martin & John”

This Saturday would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr‘s 82nd birthday.  America will observe that with a federal holiday on Monday.  There are a number of songs that pay homage to Dr. King.  My favorite […]

01/13/2011