Ken Foote Remembers Little Richard And Betty WrightAs you may have heard over the weekend, we lost two R&B singers over the weekend and the announcements of their passing were within hours of each other.
The Foote Files: George McCraeGeorge McCrae is an American soul and disco singer, known primarily for his biggest hit, “Rock Your Baby.”
The Foote Files: Patrick Hernandez And 'Born To Be Alive'Patrick Hernandez is a French singer who had an international hit worldwide in 1979 during the middle of the disco era.
The Foote Files: Stevie NicksFrom 1978-1989, she charted twelve times as a solo artist with four songs in the top ten.
The Foote Files: The HoneydrippersThe Honeydrippers consisted of Robert Plant and Jimmy Page (formerly of Led Zeppelin), Jeff Beck (from the Yardbirds and his own group from the late 60s) and Nile Rodgers (from the band Chic).
The Foote Files: Radio Classic Hit Station On The MoveThe trade publication Inside Radio published an article this week noting the rapid increase in the number of classic hits stations.
The Foote Files: The YardbirdsFormed in 1963 in Surrey, England, the group consisted of Keith Reif (vocals, harmonica), Top Topham (guitar), Chris Dreja (guitar), “Sam” Samwell-Smith (bass and keyboards) and Jim McCarty (drums).
The Foote Files: Disco With Dan HartmanThe disco sound in America was still going strong in 1978 and “Instant Replay” put Hartman on the limelight as a solo artist.
Garage Rock MusicIf you grew up in the 1960’s you most likely heard a type of rock music on the radio that is now known as “garage rock” or “underground garage rock”.