Taylor’s “Shower The People” Says It All

by Kevin Burton    In the great human family James Taylor got the voice. The rest of us are just making do.    That’s a favorite old saying of mine. It may be difficult to stick to it, given the thousands of talented singers we’ve heard over the years. But every time I listen to …

Blue-Eyed Soul Shook Up South Africa

by Kevin Burton     Growing up she was known as a tomboy, earning the nickname “Dusty” by playing soccer in the streets with boys.      She grew up to be anything but.    “During her 1960s peak she ranked among the most successful British female performers on both sides of the Atlantic,” reads her Wikipedia …

Talking Music After The Album Challenge

by Kevin Burton    Today’s album challenge post will close the curtain on the series.    This thing could go on forever. There are enough musical paintings in my mind’s eye to fill multiple galleries.     I am charting a new course for Tuesday blog posts about music. For the occasion, I talked with old …