Monthly Archives: October 2010

Louis and Johnny

Louis sounds like Yoda should sound like. – Billy I remember when I first heard Louis Armstrong as a teenager. I checked out one of his records from the Iowa City Library, and it felt like someone was finally singing … Continue reading

Posted in Country, Jazz | 5 Comments

beach boys

The Beach Boys one of my favorite bands. I love Brian Wilson singing. Also I like the song.-Billy     

Posted in Rock n Roll | 1 Comment

Playing the French Horn Without a French Horn

After our John and Paul test, take a look at Paul playing the french horn without a french horn. Charming.

Posted in Beatles, Rock n Roll | 2 Comments

John vs. Paul: The Ultimate Showdown

We love both John and Paul, and we know they belong together. But it’s interesting to find out who you really are more fond of. We put together a little test of some of the best of John’s songs against … Continue reading

Posted in Beatles, Rock n Roll | 12 Comments

Solomon Burke RIP

Solomon Burke did a concert with the Rolling Stones, and Ron Wood said that he was 600 pounds of joy.  He also said, “I tried to shake his hand, but the stage was bouncing!”  He’s so heavy he can’t haul … Continue reading

Posted in Soul | 1 Comment

Waching the Wheels

One of my favorite John Lennon songs is this one…Watching the Wheels.  I really like the piano in this song.  It was on his last album called Double Fantasy.  Enjoy.-Billy

Posted in Beatles, Rock n Roll | 1 Comment

Pure Joy: Seli-Ja

“Soul Power” is the documentary about the music festival that accompanied the “Rumble in the Jungle” (which the documentary “When We Were Kings” is about). I hadn’t heard of the great Tabu Ley Rochereau before seeing the movie, but I … Continue reading

Posted in Dancing, Movies | Leave a comment