Tag: blues

Les Back: How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the Blues Behind Bars (PART TWO)

Posted on July 8th, 2015 by TCS

BB King Live in Cook County Jail

How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the blues behind bars (PART TWO) by Les Back This … read more

Les Back: How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the Blues Behind Bars (PART ONE)

Posted on July 3rd, 2015 by TCS

BB King Live in Cook County Jail

How Blue Can You Get? BB King, Planetary Humanism and the blues behind bars (PART ONE) by Les Back Amongst … read more

Les Back on ‘Smokey’ Robinson and Love

Posted on February 14th, 2014 by TCS

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Tracks of My Tears:  Motor City Poet, William ‘Smokey’ Robinson During the 1960s Robinson led The Miracles, scoring hit after … read more

Les Back on Otis Redding

Posted on January 31st, 2014 by TCS

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Dreams to Remember:  Otis Redding and Freedom’s Yearning When the twenty-one year old Otis Redding pulled up on the lot … read more