top male singers of the 60’s

Johnny Rivers Recordings With The Wrecking Crew

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Johnny Rivers[/lastfm] had a long relationship with members of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Wrecking Crew[/lastfm], whose film we’ll be screening Tuesday night at Skye.  And tomorrow night, Johnny will be playing those hits (and more)  be […]

04/12/2012

Stevie Wonder Wasn’t Discovered By Motown’s Barry Gordy

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] wasn’t even discovered by a Motown talent scout.  I’ll play Stevie on tonight’s Top 6 @ 6 as on this day in 1963 he had the #1 album and the #1 single […]

08/24/2011

Roy Orbison: Why Artists Aren’t Appreciated Until After They’ve Died

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Roy Orbison[/lastfm] was appreciated before his sudden death in 1988 at age 52.  When I met him the year before backstage at the Celebrity Theatre, I found him to be the most down to […]

07/25/2011

Neil Diamond Talks About Time Before The Hits

Before Cherry Cherry hit big in 1966, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Neil Diamond[/lastfm] peddled songs to a lot of different people.  He finally gets his due (finally!) when he’s inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame […]

03/14/2011

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