Still Funky

Still Funky

I look for any rationale for playing great tunes. So, happy 58th birthday, Mark Avsec. Avsec was the keyboardist in Wild Cherry, whose Play that...
Clifford Brown: Oh, Lady Be Good

Clifford Brown: Oh, Lady Be Good

Clifford "Brownie" Brown was only 25 years old when he died. The above clip, which is introduced by a very young looking Soupy Sales, was the...
On this Day in 1979…

On this Day in 1979…

The Knack's great My Sharona -- which features one of the most infectious hooks ever -- was awarded a gold record on this day in 1979. The lead...