John Bradbury eighties pic

13/1/16 – John Bradbury – (Drummer For The Specials) – February 16th 1953 – December 28th – 2015 – The Specials – Too Much Too Young / A Message To You Rudy – The Old Grey Whistle Test – 1979 – Gangsters / A Message To You Rudy – Videos – 1979

In the life of the written archive it’s been hard to keep up with the death of those that created it. There’s the death of the stars and there’s the death of those that made the stars with their musical contributions. One of the great truths you are aware of as a musician that might not […]

Yma Sumac

7/1/15 – Yma Sumac – Chuncho – 1953/ Miracles – 1971/ The Best Of Yma Sumac – 2014

Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo, also known as The Peruvian Songbird was born in 1922 in Callao, Peru. Better known to the world as Yma Sumac (how beautiful in Quechua), she boasted a five octave vocal range and claimed to be an Incan Princess and a direct descendant of the last Incan Emperor Atuhalpa […]