There are certain contemporary traditions in which the 23rd of December is a day for airings of grievances.
One of the fantastic things about that golden period in the early sixties, when so many of history’s great Christmas records were released, is that so many truly sophisticate
Christmas, even to those who despise it, is a singularly meaningful holiday.
The Kingston Trio is, quite straightforwardly, the most important band in the history of music that people don’t normally know about.
The album Christmas With The Louvin Brothers surely must have sounded incredibly old-fashioned in 1961.
Nat King Cole, perhaps the greatest popular music voice of the 20th century, was a heavy smoker.
Stan Kenton was not just one of the biggest big band leaders in jazz history. In a particular way, he was pretty much the biggest – that is, in terms of band size.