Bee Gee Barry Gibb paid an emotional tribute to his brother Robin's “magnificent mind and his beautiful heart” at his funeral today - saying he had finally been reunited with his twin.
When the drummer Michael Hossack jammed with the Doobie Brothers at Bimbo's 365 Club in San Francisco in June 1971, he proved such a natural fit alongside founding drummer John Hartman that the other two mainstays of the group, the guitarists, vocalists and songwriters Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmmons, asked him to perform with them at the Fillmore West. Within weeks, "Big Mike" Hossack and "Little John" Hartman forged a drumming partnership to match those driving the Grateful Dead and the Allman Brothers.
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We've got five collections, each of three boxed sets, to give away. You can win oodles of music from the greatest periods of three blues giants on these new three-CD sets.
This is the debut UK release for a 1978 live recording, which is Volume 5 in a top, top survey of the King of Motown's solo career.
Aretha Franklin is planning a huge star-studded bash to celebrate her 69th birthday tomorrow.
Unfairly neglected in comparison with equivalent albums by labelmates Gaye and Wonder, the sensitive Smokey and Pure Smokey from 1973 and 1974 are subtle if schmaltzy affairs that repay repeated listening.
The lady is standing up to applaud because she has no alternative. This is not the first time Atlantic has repackaged its R&B back catalogue, but it is one of the best.