by Sean Jewell:: Respect! Otis Redding and the Revolution of Soul has opened at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The collection of rare artifacts includes stage outfits, photographs, performance footage, his posthumous Grammy for “(Sittin ‘On) The Dock of the Bay,” and more. It’s been nearly 50 years since Otis’s tragic and untimely death, and […]

by Sean Jewell:: Atlanta sextet Quaildogs are releasing their debut album The Getting Old Factory next week, so we thought you should hear from them now. The alt country rockers shared their track “Funnel Cloud” with us –  it’s a rambling, open-prairie operatic, about how sometimes nothing goes your way, except maybe a tornado. As […]

by Sean Jewell :: I didn’t really know I was a Little Richard fan until I started looking into this box set coming out on June 2nd. Did you know he was inspired to play piano the way he did by Esquerita in New Orleans when he heard him play “One Mint Julep” (and that Esquerita […]