He produced the rip-roaring 1977 debut album by Meatloaf “Bat Out of Hell” featuring the iconic song “Paradise by the Dashboard Light”and was an acclaimed song composer for artists such as Air Supply, Celine Dion and Bonnie Tyler. Hewlett native James Richard “Jim” Steinman died on April 20, according to
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio. (WTAP) –
Connor Christian was introduced to music at a young age from his father. They would go out to places and listen to Blues music which is where Connor learned to like this particular style of music.
Christian grew up in Gallipolis, Ohio, and has been involved
by Alexa Peters
Any Native American powwow performer, artisan, staffer, or organizer will tell you that a powwow — rich with intricately-beaded regalia, the dust of dancing moccasins, and the call and response of traditional songs — is a celebration of life itself; it’s a chance to honor the drum
Elvis Presley became an icon of rock ‘n’ roll. Willie Mae Thornton ended up in a pauper’s grave.
It was “Big Mama” Thornton who first recorded “Hound Dog” – before Elvis made it a classic. Fans dubbed her Big Mama because of her forceful vocal style and commanding stature.
After playing in eclectic bands from Hollywood to Brooklyn, St. Louis Park native Christy Merry decided to record her own music.
While currently a Minneapolis resident, Merry’s Park connections show through in the cover art for her new EP, “Here for You.” The vintage photograph from the early 1980s features