18/11/16 – Erik Satie – Trois Gymnopedies 1888 / Gnossiennes – 1889-1897 / Cabaret Voltaire – Photopobia – 1979

It’s 100 years since Dada appeared in Zurich at Cabaret Voltaire, making a massive impression with the cognosenti before disappearing and leaving an idea that would influence the art world forevermore. In this period pianist, composer and wit, Erik Satie roamed the streets of Paris with an eccentric air, like the Dadists contributing radical ideas to […]

Janis Joplin At The Hotel Chelsea In NYC

Janis Joplin & The Kozmic Blues band – DuBose Heyward & George & Ira Gershwin’s Summertime – Live At Gröna Lund Stockholm – 1969 / A Gershwin Collection

The Queen Of Psychedelic Soul emotes and rips out your heart with this rendition of DuBose Heyward & George and Ira Gershwin’s Summertime. The song was originally composed for the American Opera, Porgy and Bess in 1935. Based on a novel by DuBose Heyward, later adapted as a play by his wife Dorothy, the song Summertime is […]