My Conversation With Jason Heller Author Of Strange Stars: David Bowie, Pop Music, And The Decade Sci-Fi Exploded

Click Here To Listen Jason Heller A Hugo Award-winning author and music journalist explores the weird and wild story of when rock ’n’ roll met the sci-fi world of the 1970s As the 1960s drew to a close, and mankind trained its telescopes on other worlds, old conventions gave way to a new kind of hedonistic freedom that celebrated sex, drugs, and rock ’n’ roll. Derided as nerdy or dismissed as fluff, science fiction rarely gets credit for its catalyzing effect on this revolution. In Strange Stars, Jason Heller recasts sci-fi and pop music as parallel cultural forces that depended on one another to expand the horizons of books, music, and out-of-this-world imagery. In doing [...]

Enjoy One Hour Of The Top 11 R&B Father’s Day Songs Presented By DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen To Part 1 DrAlvinCom Top 11 R&B Father Day Songs Part 1 Click Here To Listen To Part 2 DrAlvinCom Top 11 R&B Father Day Songs Part 2 Top 11 Father Day Songs (inspired by Bil Carpenter) Father Father Angie & Debbie Winans Dance With My Father Luther Vandross Color Him Father The Winstons My Daddy Evelyn Turrentine-Agee Daddy Lessons` Beyonce Papa Was A Rolling Stone The Temptations Daddy Could Swear Gladys Knight & The Pips Just Like Me Lecrae Don’t Let Go James Ingram Patches Clarence Carter Father I’m Comin Home Harvey Watkins & The Canton Spirituals I dedicate this feature to Henry Jones, my grandfather and John W. Jones, [...]

My Conversation With Jeff Burger, Editor Of Dylan On Dylan: Interviews And Encounters (Musicians In Their Own Words)

Click Here To Listen Jeff Burger In a 1969 conversation with Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner, Bob Dylan proclaimed, “I don’t give interviews.” But in truth, he has spoken at length with print publications large and small and with broadcast media around the world, given numerous press conferences, and even answered listeners’ questions on call-in radio shows. Dylan can be as evasive and abstruse as he is witty; he can also be cranky and sarcastic. But in the right moments, he offers candid, revealing commentary about his groundbreaking music and creative process. These engrossing provide glimpses into the mind of one of the most important performers and songwriters of the last hundred years. Dylan on [...]

DrAlvin.Com Welcomes Historic Nashville, Inc. Night of Songwriters At Green’s Grocery With Trey Bruce

Click Here To Listen Trey Bruce-Look Heart No Hands Event Celebrates Preservation Organization’s 50th Anniversary In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, Historic Nashville Inc. (HNI), the city’s nonprofit preservation advocacy group, will host A Night of Songwriters at legendary Green’s Grocery in historic Leiper’s Fork on Saturday, March 10. “Historic Nashville exists to help keep Nashville unique, and there is nothing that says ‘Nashville’ more than our music,” said Jenn Harrman, HNI president. “All proceeds for this event will support our advocacy outreach and programs aimed at preserving and promoting Nashville’s historic places.” Four of Nashville’s top songwriters, singers and musicians will headline the 90-minute concert: Trey Bruce is an Emmy award winning songwriter born [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Country, Music|0 Comments

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Lolita Toney

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Lolita Toney LoLita Toney is a business and community leader who is driven by her passion of helping people and organizations connect the dots. She is the director of development and chief of staff for the National Museum of African American Music. LoLita is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Business Psychology from the The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and is a graduate of Nashville's Trevecca Nazarene University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with an emphasis in Human Resources, and successfully completed a master's degree in Organizational Management and an MBA. She built a successful career as an entrepreneur with Ivy [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Gale Mayes

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Gale Mayes Gale Mayes is an enlightened singer and songwriter who is successfully melding the genres of gospel, soul, blues, and jazz to create an identifiable style of her own. The singer has spent the last couple years branding herself as a center stage artist after a 25-year stint in the muted shadow as a background singer. In a short time, she has been successful in securing a home at one of Nashville’s most respected live music venues, 3rd and Lindsley, where she often performs her show, “A Classic Evening of Music,” to a full house of music lovers. Gale also landed the spot as [...]

Ray Padgett, Author Of Cover Me: The Stories Behind the Greatest Cover Songs of All Time

Click Here To Listen Ray Padgett From the creator of the popular website comes the perfect book for music fans: the inside stories behind 20 iconic cover songs and the artists who turned them into classics. A great cover only makes a song stronger. Jimi Hendrix’s version of Bob Dylan’s “All Along the Watchtower.” The Beatles rocking out with “Twist and Shout.” Aretha Franklin demanding “Respect.” Without covers, the world would have lost many unforgettable performances. This is the first book to explore the most iconic covers ever, from Elvis’s “Hound Dog” and Joe Cocker's “With a Little Help from My Friends” to the Talking Heads’ “Take Me to the River” and Adele’s “Make [...]

By |December 13th, 2017|History, Music|0 Comments

WilliamsonBusiness.Com Welcomes Handel’s Messiah With Nashville Symphony & Chorus

PERFORMERS Nashville Symphony | Nashville Symphony Chorus | Gary Thor Wedow, conductor | Tucker Biddlecombe, chorus director | Celena Shafer, soprano | Avery Amereau, contralto | Dann Coakwell, tenor | Doug Williams, bass Featuring the resounding Hallelujah Chorus, it’s Nashville's grandest Messiah – full of passion, drama and passages of stunning beauty. Celebrate the season as your Nashville Symphony & Chorus perform one of the most inspiring works of music ever written. Buy More Save More: Save 15% when you buy 4+ tickets to this concert. Ask about 25% off for groups 12+. See terms here. For our Sunday performance, the Box Office will open three hours prior to the concert. Visit, call 615.687.6400 [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Music|0 Comments