Godfather of the Go-Go genre and a bluesman to the bone, hard working music legend passes.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018 includes Bon Jovi, The Cars, Dire Straits, The Moody Blues, Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
“She was an extraordinary ambassador for Memphis, and soul, and R&B and gospel."
In staunch defiance of the familiar actors-turned-bad-musicians stereotype, there was a distinct magic in Hugh Laurie and The Copper Bottom Band's live set that evokes the rousing ghosts of a New Orleans vaudeville act.
Elvin Bishop, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, John Mayall, and The Memphis Jug Band will each take their places beside performers who have been deemed ...
the story of an opera singer-turned-bluesman who donned wild voodoo-inspired stage garb, became a major influence in shock rock and rap, and raised from coffins as part of his set is something out of the ordinary!