Tag Archives: Little Richard

Has ‘50s rock and roll faded away?

Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste are fine musicians and did the best they could in saluting rock and roll legends Fats Domino and Chuck Berry at the recent Grammy Awards but, when their brief mashup of Ain’t that a … Continue reading

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Sure like to ball

Good Golly Miss Molly, indeed. In the year 2000, or thereabouts, I shook my maraca with London Ontario’s rockabilly rebels, The Black Holes. On the bass, Jedd House. On guitar, Tom Hillborn. On vocals and rhythm guitar, Vince Braca and, … Continue reading

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Human beings, not colour

“In those days racial segregation was a big thing. Lubbock was a very conservative town. When his daddy saw who his son had brought home he woudn’t let me in…I’ll bet they washed them dishes I ate off of about … Continue reading

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