Kicking off the 60th Anniversary of The Original Drifters® on today, the 25th Anniversary of The Drifters’ induction into the esteemed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Original Drifters, Inc., in cooperation with The Bill Pinkney Foundation©, proudly introduces The Art of Drifting©. A visual, literary, film, and performing arts experience, it also has a   Read More …

The Crystals are an American vocal group based in New York, considered one of the defining acts of the girl group era of the first half of the 1960s. Their 1961–1964 chart hits, including “Uptown”, “He’s Sure the Boy I Love”, “He’s a Rebel”, “Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)” and “Then   Read More …

OldiesMusicBlog: How long did it take to collect all the information from Mr. Consiglio? Tony and I began to pal around together in early 2000.  The interviews got less formal as we traveled together, but he continued to come up with new stories for me to research and document until April 2008, so about eight   Read More …

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… that Elvis – had his hair dyed black (his real color was brown)? – he had 1.82 m? – was rejected by girls at school? – had a twin brother (Jesse Garon) who died at birth? What would the world have been like with both Elvis and his twin? – purchased his first guitar   Read More …

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Elvis Presley fans from as far as Japan and Brazil gathered Tuesday in Memphis to sing “Happy Birthday” to the late rock `n’ roll icon on the day he would have turned 78. Hundreds of Elvis devotees watched as 13-year-old Isabella Scott cut a birthday cake on the lawn at Graceland, the singer’s longtime Memphis   Read More …

The Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in Harlem, New York City in the 1920s and 1930s and originally evolved with the jazz music of that time. Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly based on jazz, tap, breakaway and Charleston.   Read More …

“The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore)” is written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio. It was originally released as a single by Frankie Valli in 1965 on the Smash label and has been recorded by numerous artists since, including The Walker Brothers, Cher and Keane. The Walker Brothers (Scott Engel, John Maus and Gary Leeds)   Read More …

In order to commemorate 50 years since Edith Piaf’s death, Patricia Kaas launched the album „Kaas Chante Piaf”. She initiated a 2013 tour for promoting this album, in over 45 countries. Bucharest will warmly receive Patricia again, on 23th of June. Patricia Kaas is a French singer and actress. Stylistically, her music is not classical   Read More …