The greatest Christmas song of all time?
The unintentional impact of the misheard lyric.
There have been many songs crafted in constructed languages.
Ernest Hogan could run, but he couldn't hide from his betrayal of his own people.
From Carnegie Hall to a prison cell, Rae Bourbon's arc was a tragic one.
His life led him through the little-known world of "pansy humor" — and into murder.
"King Leer" gleefully skewered sacred cows and poked persistently at the boundaries of the acceptable.
Neu! was truly a *new* band.
They never should have made it. It was a long way to the top for AC/DC.
The scourge that is... Auto-Tune.
To alphabetize, or not to alphabetize, that is the question — NAW! ALPHABETIZE, fer rice cakes!
He taught Fats Waller how to play... inspired Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk... gave the world symphonies and dance crazes... and forged a style of jazz that continues to shape the works of 21st century pianists. Learn more about James P. Johnson in this episode of NOTES.
Continuing the story of James Gandolfini's first film role.
In this final installment of our look at the music of STAR TREK, we examine how Gene Roddenberry's mythos has beamed down over the years to inspire and inform modern pop acts.
The story of how James Gandolfini got his first film role in a movie made for $1,600.
Many of STAR TREK's stars have enjoyed double lives... as pop music singers. Hear the dulcet tones of Kirk, Spock and Data, among others, in this episode of NOTES.
From FREAKS to H.R. PUFNSTUF, little Angie Rossito was there.
Science fiction television music, the final frontier. These are the soundtracks of STAR TREK, Gene Roddenberry's sometimes brilliant, sometimes daffy 1960s series that spawned spin-offs and motion picture franchises.
He was the man Eubie Blake called "the Martin Luther King of music."
Bandleader Billy Tipton might have gone much further in his musical career, if it weren’t for the shocking secret he couldn’t share even with his wives and children. Learn what one musician did in order to follow his muse in this episode of NOTES.