The Perlich Post

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Before They Were Famous: Roy Orbison

Roy Orbison made his recording debut in 1955 with the Wink Westerners covering The Clovers' Hey Miss Fanny. 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Introducing: Nduduzo Makhathini & The Cure Collective

South African pianist/composer Nduduzo Makhathini's latest album Ikhambi is out now. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

RIP Mike Leech of the Memphis Boys

Sadly, bassist/arranger Mike Leech of the American Sound Studios house band passed away today after a long illness.

Happy 94th Birthday Bob Dorough!

Celebrate Bob's birthday by helping Mitchell Kezin complete his film But For Now: The Music & Mojo of Bob Dorough.

Preview Jim White's great new album Waffles, Triangles & Jesus

You can get a copy of Jim White's latest epic Waffles, Triangles & Jesus right here. Check the clips below. 

Monday, December 11, 2017

That time Captain Beefheart sang Upon The My-O-My on Van Oekel's Discohoek

Here's a clip of Don Van Vliet on wacky Dutch television show Van Oekel's Discohoek back in 1974.

B-Side Wins Again: Lou Rawls

Thank David Axelrod for "Christmas Will Really Be Christmas" – the funky flip of "Merry Christmas Ho! Ho! Ho!"