SANDY WEST of The Runaways
In 1962, The first trans-Atlantic transmission was sent by the American Communications satellite Telstar. A British record producer was inspired to compose an instrumental in honor of the occasion, and by the end of the year that song, “Telstar,” had become a #1 pop hit for The Tornados.
Americana fans will not have to miss out this year. The Americana Music Association Foundation has announced “Thriving Roots: A Virtual Community Music Conference”. It’s a new online music industry conference experience from Sept. 16-18, 2020. The virtual conference will feature Rosanne Cash, John Leventhal, Mavis Staples as well as AMAF Board Members Jackson Browne, Rhiannon Giddens and T Bone Burnett.
In these unprecedented times, some of us have been blessed with more time than we know what to do with.
88.5 FM and The Soraya proudly present Mavis Staples with Son Little at The Soraya on the CSUN campus. To honor this legendary icon, we present you with a song a day leading up to her show on Thursday, February 13.
Mavis Staples and Ben Harper from the album 'We Get By,' available May 24th, 2019.
A new Mavis Staples song produced by Ben Harper, indie favorite Kevin Morby and the genre bending of The Way Down Wanderers.
After a big return in 2018, Hozier announced details about a new album for 2019 by sharing new song "Movement".
Watch Hozier & Mavis Staples perform “Nina Cried Power” from Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin