The ’60s are known for great discoveries in music, from Motown to The British Invasion to Psychedelia. However, there was no greater discovery than Mrs. Miller, born on this day ...
The undisputed King of Late Night is — and forever will be — Johnny Carson. On this day in 1962, Carson took the helm of The Tonight Show, and nothing ...
Today we celebrate the life, poetry, and music of counter-culture icon Tuli Kupferberg, born on this day in 1923. He was a ground-breaking New York City Bohemian in the right ...
Let’s get right to it. Had it not been for Reggae “toasting,” or “dancehall,” there would have been no Rap or Hip Hop. U-Roy, was not only one of the ...
Yes, he actually said this without a hint of irony If there’s any single person that I wish we could throw back, it’s Fox “News” fabulist and serial exaggerator Bill O’Reilly.  Loofah ...
Dear Facefolkers:  Do you wander over to other people’s personal timelines to insult or take issue with what they post? If so, this post is for you. WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG ...
She’s now considered the Queen of Exotica, the musical genre that encompasses a previous era’s Kitch, but at one time Yma Súmac was considered to be a Peruvian princess. I discovered ...
Celebrating a birthday today is Arthur Godfrey, born in 1903. Godfrey rose from a lowly radio announcer to being one of ‘Merka’s biggest celebrities. Godfrey served in the Navy as a ...
299 Queen Street West became the CHUM/City Building. There are some news stories that hit harder than others. That describes yesterday, which left me bereft. Back in the ’90s, as many of ...
Celebrating a birthday today is Linton Kwesi Johnson, the first Dub Poet. I first became aware of him through Island Records Canada, which I worked for in the ’70s, and ...
One of the most curious aspects of the Religious Right is its ability to turn around every controversy in order to play the victim. This despite being the dominating force ...
Hey there, Headliners! After a short absence we are back. Today’s birthday belongs to Lena Horne. Here are some other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1805 – The U.S. Congress ...

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