Monthly Archive: May 2015

B.B. King (1980)

B.B. King (1980)

  “A guy comes out of the gumbo, he likes to walk on concrete awhile.”   October 14, 1980 Lippman House, Harvard University, Cambridge    When B.B. King came to Harvard University, it was...

Lee Mitchell

Lee Mitchell

  “Lo and behold, Al Green came out with ‘I’m So Tired of Being Alone’….Those songs I was supposed to sing….I just knew that it would have been a successful thing for me.”  ...

Ben E. King (1987)

Ben E. King (1987)

“I’ve come to accept that ‘Stand By Me’ is my secret key to survival…” In early 1987 Ben E. King – who died April 30 at 76 – was enjoying an entirely unexpected return...