I have said it before and I am proudly saying it again, with regards to the artist forever known as Prince,

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Wednesday, 24 February 2016 12:56

Rocket 88: The first Rock'n'Roll record?

Rock’n’Roll, the genre, did not acquire its name until the mid 50s.
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Monday, 22 February 2016 14:29

Dennis Rader AKA The BTK Killer

The scene that greeted Detective Bernie Drowatsky on the sunny afternoon of January 15th 1974 was so sickening it haunts him to this day.
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Monday, 08 February 2016 19:25

The Complete History of Blue Suede Shoes

The most famous shoes of the rock and roll era were Carl Perkins's Blue Suede shoes.
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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 15:47

Blues Legends Part 1 - The Little Walter Story


Little Walter was born Marion Walter Jacobs in Marksville, Louisiana on the 1st of May 1930.
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Sunday, 10 January 2016 16:12

Seize the Power – The Black Panthers

Anybody with a rudimentary knowledge of American History will recognize the image of the Black Panther - black beret, black leather jacket, holding a gun and looking mean. But what did they actually stand for? What did they do? What did they actually achieve?
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Leonard (1917-1969) and Phil Chess (1921- ) were two young Jewish immigrants from Poland. In the late 20s they started in the liquor business and soon owned a night club and several bars in Chicago's Southside.
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"Happiness consists in realizing it is all a great strange dream"
Jack Kerouac
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Tuesday, 08 December 2015 18:42

A Short Biog of Andrew Loog Oldham on ZANI

Andrew Loog Oldham was born in 1944 in Paddington, West London.
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Sunday, 01 November 2015 11:30

A Short History of The Supremes On ZANI

Florence Ballard was a student at junior high school in the Detroit housing projects and became friends with Paul Williams and Eddie Kendricks,
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