Amazing Grace

The Queen of Soul releases her masterpiece gospel album on June 1, 1972 …

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Are You Experienced?

Not necessarily stones but … beautiful …

Are You Experienced? The Jimi Hendrix Experience

May 12, 1967 ~ the debut album from The Jimi Hendrix Experience is released. It’s #15 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. 

Writer and archivist Reuben Jackson of the Smithsonian Institution wrote: “it’s still a landmark recording because it is of the rock, R&B, blues … musical tradition. It altered the syntax of the music … in a way I compare to James Joyce’s Ulysses.”

Rare footage of Bill Withers performing ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, 1972

Withers, the iconic singer of legendary songs like ‘Lean On Me’ and ‘Lovely Day’, passed away at age 81 following heart complications. The three-time Grammy Award winner died on Monday in Los Angeles.

Source: Rare footage of Bill Withers performing ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’, 1972

And, just because it’s Bill Withers …