Rock and Roll

12:53pm

Wed May 21, 2014
Arts & Culture

The Greatest Songwriter You've Never Heard of

Although his name is little remembered today, Bert Berns worked alongside Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Ahmet Ertegun and Jerry Wexler, Burt Bacharach, Phil Spector, Gerry Goffin and Carole King – anyone who was anyone in the New York rhythm and blues world of the early ‘60s. In seven quick years, he went from nobody to the top of the pops – producer of monumental r&b classics, songwriter of “Twist and Shout,” “My Girl Sloopy” and others.

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6:44pm

Thu April 24, 2014
A Patchwork Quilt 4/26/2014

Johnny Harper And Carnival play the music of The Band

Johnny Harper & Carnival

Johnny Harper And Carnival perform music of The Band live in the KALW studio this Saturday afternoon at 5pm here on 91.7 KALW San Francisco.

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5:54pm

Wed May 8, 2013
Arts & Culture

Jews in the golden age of Rock and Roll

If you look back at the origins of rock music, or Rock and Roll, as it was known in the 1950s, you hear that the new sound borrowed elements from gospel, rhythm & blues, and country.

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