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Redbeard Rocks American Black History Month!

rock'n'soul playlist of the greatest rockers like the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Bob Seger, Creedence Clearwater Revival, ZZ Top, and twenty-five more all paying  tribute to Detroit's Motown and Memphis' Stax  African-American musical giants, presented to commemorate American Black History Month.
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David Bowie- Station to Station 45th Anniversary

"The way you change Music is by changing the music," David Bowie told me, without any hint of irony whatsoever, as we discussed  1976's Station to Station. Songs include "Golden Years","Stay" ,"TVC 1-5" ( Bowie said that the unused tune for the Man...Earth soundtrack was about a girl and her relationship with her television),"Wild is the Wind" , and the title song, often cited by post-punk bands including The Cars, Talking Heads, and Gary Numan as a major influence.

Talking Heads- Little Creatures- David Byrne, Jerry Harrison

"I think that Talking Heads were one of the first groups who tried not to be about a fantasy that was bigger than life, but tried to be about being strong within a life that was ultimately real."- Jerry Harrison, In the Studio for Talking Heads "Little Creatures".

Talking Heads- Take Me to the River- NYC Central Park 8-80

the first time that I met legendary songwriter/ guitarist the late Teenie Hodges was at a Talking Heads record release party for Fear of Music   in Memphis in 1979. Teenie had sought me out to introduce himself, since I had been influential in getting ROCK 103 Memphis to play the Talking Heads version of "Take Me to the River", the soul classic originally co-written and recorded by Memphis legend Al Green.

Talking Heads- Once in a Lifetime- Tokyo Feb 1981

The Talking Heads recorded a series of quirky, smart, and challenging albums from the debut Talking Heads '77   up through Remain in Light,   leaving a trail of musical bread crumbs for the mainstream to follow from the late 1970s into a…