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It is hard to believe that the end of this year marks the 60th anniversary of The Animals, one of…
The Animals’ “We Gotta Get Out of This Place” became the unofficial theme song for all who were caught up in the mandatory draft and sent to Vietnam. Country Joe and the Fish’s “I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die Rag” captured the anger of a generation caught in the net of war.
The lead singer of The Animals talks “House of the Rising Sun”, an ‘erotic’ trip to the Vietnam Memorial, and his new blues album, which combines the urgency of youth with the creative sharpness of a seasoned juggernaut and the wisdom of a sage.
Tomorrow, the Mississippi Blues Commission will be unveiling a Blues Trail Marker for John Lee Hooker. We’re taking this opportunity to remember a giant in blues music and a cultural icon.