Big Geez is a retiree who takes time off from trimming his ear hair to write about music -- occasionally writing reviews, but most often using his regular music feature, Retro Redux, to share his opinions about how something resonates with his memories and those of his generation. You can read more of his faux pearls of wisdom at the Geezer Music Club.
A popular entertainer for years in the US, she's even more beloved in the UK.
Get the new year off to a good start by remembering one of the talented stars of the past.
His best-selling record hit the top of the charts and stayed there for weeks, but he wasn't around to enjoy it.
If you played 'six degrees of..." with this group, it would include the Beach Boys and Glenn Campbell.
It was her signature song, but she probably never actually saw the lake — er, loch.
Cuban jazz is well-represented, but that's only the beginning.
Sometimes a singer should stick to singing.
Two different songs, or just variations on the same theme? You be the judge.
Venturing into the strange world of pop music in the sixties.
Warm up with the sounds of the bayou.