David, Craig & Sting – Rise And Fall

I’ll be returning to my fall theme for a few weeks. First up is a song that was a collaboration between two musicians. Sometimes in life you feel the fight is over and it seems as though the writing’s on the wall Musician # 1 was (born 5 May 1981) is an English singer-songwriter who…Read More

Moss, Nick

Nick Moss (born 1969, Chicago, Illinois, United States is an American Chicago and electric blues musician. He has released nine albums to date, all on his own Blue Bella Records label. He has played alongside or with Buddy Scott, Jimmy Dawkins, Jimmy Rogers and The Legendary Blues Band; as well as more latterly fronting his…Read More

Rascals, The – How Can I Be Sure

The Mystery Artists are an American blue-eyed soul group initially active during the years 1965–72. Between 1966 and 1968 the New Jersey act reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 with nine singles, including the #1s “Good Lovin’” (1966), “Groovin’” (1967), and “People Got to Be Free” (1968), as well as big radio…Read More

Bauhaus – Bela Lugosi’s Dead

Today’s artists were an English post-punk band, formed in Northampton, England, in 1978. The bats have left the bell tower The band was originally carried “1919”; they dropped the numerical portion within a year of formation. With their dark and gloomy sound and image, they are generally considered the first goth rock group. The band…Read More

Cramps, The – Surfin’ Dead

Ooh baby, your asphalt eater hung ten the hoedads and gremmies say you reached top end Conjuring a fiendish witches’ brew of primal rockabilly, grease-stained ’60s garage rock, vintage monster movies, perverse and glistening sex, and the detritus and effluvia of 50 years of American pop culture, this group is a truly American creation much…Read More

Zacherle, John – Dinner With Drac

Mystery Artist 1: (according to Wikipedia) Born September 26, 1918, he is an American television host, radio personality and voice actor known for his long career as a television horror host broadcasting horror movies in Philadelphia and New York City in the 1950s and 1960s. He was a close colleague of Philadelphia broadcaster Dick Clark,…Read More

Dorsey, Jimmy – So Rare

The Mystery Artist was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, the son of a coal miner turned music educator, and older brother of Tommy who also became a prominent musician. He played trumpet in his youth, appearing on stage with J. Carson McGee’s King Trumpeters in 1913.He switched to alto saxophone in 1915, and then learned to…Read More