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Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Plus 100 Tracks of Fats Domino, And It's Still Not Enough

The Fat Man’s music was the music of my childhood—dad, mom, aunts and uncles used to sit around and sing along to hi-fi LPs I still have. If a certain uncle overindulged, he’d cut loose with “I’m Gonna Be a Wheel Someday"...
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Friday, August 12th, 2016

Washboard Jackson, Jones & Co. and More

There’s hardly enough time to go back and listen to our favorite homegrown CDs of the last 15 years (and, in some cases, prior to the Beachcomber era), much less keep up with all the new stuff. But we tried. Apologies to all the folks that didn’t make the cut...
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Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Plus - Our Spotify Playlist, Five Hours Worth

Had the (white) producers not felt the need to tack on a few songs—and had the artist not rebranded himself Muhammad Ali shortly after—this 1963 curiosity might have gone down in history as one of the classic comedy albums...