Top 11 Songs About Opposites

Top 11 Songs About Opposites

“Why are a ‘wise man’ and a ‘wiseguy’ opposites?” – George Carlin “Right Place, Wrong Time” by Dr. John “Right Place, Wrong Time” was Dr. John‘s biggest hit, cracking the Top 10 in 1973. It was the first single from his In the Right Place LP. Dr. John described how the song was written in […]

Wonderful Wonderful: An Interview with Johnny Mathis

Wonderful Wonderful: An Interview with Johnny Mathis

Johnny Mathis is a singer’s singer, all style, grace and eloquence, just like the man himself. Since his emergence in the late ‘50s with his breakthrough album, Wonderful Wonderful, which positioned Mathis as the consummate stylist of lush, romantic ballads, the legendary singer’s smooth vocal prowess has graced countless of hit records over the past […]

Rosemary Butler – The Girl Who Fell in Love with the World

Rosemary Butler – The Girl Who Fell in Love with the World

Walking into Starbucks to meet Rosemary Butler, I am astounded by the people sitting around her, casually sipping lattes while fixated on their cellphones. Don’t they know they are in the presence of rock royalty? Forgive me if I’m starstruck, but this is Rosie, the queen of all background singers. Rosie: the voice on Jackson […]

Linda Ronstadt ‘Duets’ Album Due 4/8 – Collaborations with Frank Sinatra, Don Henley, Dolly Parton, and More (Details)

Linda Ronstadt ‘Duets’ Album Due 4/8 – Collaborations with Frank Sinatra, Don Henley, Dolly Parton, and More (Details)

Linda Ronstadt will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 10, and as a celebration of her career a new compilation album will be released that week as well. On April 8, two days before the induction, Rhino will release Duets, an album featuring many of Ronstadt’s most notable collaborations […]