Vanity and greed, the cufflinks of rock, are what set Dylan apart from his idol Woody Guthrie–that and a childhood ripped open like a feather pillow by the music of Elvis, Little Richard, and B.B. King.
From 1992, Dallas Morning News by Michael Corcoran Most of the characters of Robert Altman’s 1975 film Nashville were loosely based on famous country singers, which caused some speculation- like, was Ronee Blakely doing Loretta Lynn, Karen Black as Tammy Wynette? But there was no question who inspired the African-American country singer played by Tommy […]
Usually you’re surprised, one way or the other, when someone famous turns 50. You thought they were older or younger. It makes perfect sense, however, that Sylvester “Sly Stone” Stewart, hit the big 5-0 on Tuesday. Forty-nine would’ve been too young and 51 too old for the musical genius who, as leader of Sly and […]