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“Respect” . . . . : Aretha Franklin Receives The Pulitzer Prize

My previous post highlighted a classic performance from The Queen Of Soul,, Aretha Franklin in her prime. Yesterday it was announced that she was awarded a special citation Pulitzer Prize. The posthumous honor was given “for her indelible contribution to

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Posted in Blues, Classic Rock, Music Appreciation and Analysis

“Give Me A Ticket For An Aer-O-Plane”: Joe Cocker 1940 – 2014

For those of us who came of age in the late sixties – early seventies and for whom the music of those years made an indelible imprint on our souls, this has been a tough month. In the past several

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Posted in Classic Rock, Music Appreciation and Analysis
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