1953

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 Ch√°varri 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 […]