Ed Ward http://wvtf.org en The Soul Singer Who Never Quite Made It http://wvtf.org/post/soul-singer-who-never-quite-made-it <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysdrbd3LeGM</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:54:00 +0000 Ed Ward 15964 at http://wvtf.org The Soul Singer Who Never Quite Made It When Memphis Made A Move On Nashville's Country Monopoly http://wvtf.org/post/when-memphis-made-move-nashvilles-country-monopoly <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2u94Feswfw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al6P75kscBw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Orz0jU8pcP0</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 19:51:00 +0000 Ed Ward 15428 at http://wvtf.org When Memphis Made A Move On Nashville's Country Monopoly A Nostalgic — But Bumpy — Journey With The Beach Boys http://wvtf.org/post/nostalgic-yet-tainted-journey-beach-boys <em>All it takes is two seconds of hearing "Round round get around / I get around" and you're there — in the sun, on the beach, in the '60s. The Beach Boys vaulted up the charts while branching out from surf music to psychedelia. This year the remaining band members released </em>Made in California<em>, a six-CD box set loaded with outtakes and other rarities. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:56:00 +0000 Ed Ward 14456 at http://wvtf.org A Nostalgic — But Bumpy — Journey With The Beach Boys Bumpy, Bikers And The Story Behind 'Leader Of The Pack' http://wvtf.org/post/bumpy-bikers-and-story-behind-leader-pack <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faIlLD61Okg</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yW_rYLoIR08</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 19:34:00 +0000 Ed Ward 11069 at http://wvtf.org Bumpy, Bikers And The Story Behind 'Leader Of The Pack' The Dawn Of Sun Records: 15 Hours Of Blues http://wvtf.org/post/dawn-sun-records-15-hours-blues Sam Phillips is famous for saying that if he could find a white boy with the authentic Negro sound and feel, he'd make a billion dollars. Seeing Phillips in his striped sport coat and tie in 1950, you might well wonder if he'd know that sound and feel if it came up and bit him. But he'd been a fan of blues and country music since childhood, and he bet that his technical knowledge and feeling for this music could make him money.<p>So in January 1950, Phillips, a red-haired Alabama boy who'd learned about radio and electronics in the U.S. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 17:52:00 +0000 Ed Ward 10133 at http://wvtf.org The Dawn Of Sun Records: 15 Hours Of Blues