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  • How Elvis Invented Rock 'n' Roll on July 5, 1954

    Have you heard the news? The explosion of rock 'n' roll as a cultural force was ignited 60 years ago this week, on a hot day in Memphis when a truck driver named Elvis Presley was called to a recording session by producer Sam Phillips, the savvy owner of Memphis Recording Studio.
  • Briar Rabbit makes new-school soul sounds

    Briar Rabbit makes new-school soul sounds
    Phillip-Michael Scales is a local singer-songwriter who goes by Briar Rabbit. He has just released his latest album, “From Your Bones,” which is as literate and soulful a pop album as its predecessors. Scales' uncle is B.B. King —...

    REVIEW: Kenny Wayne Shepherd is true blues at Sands Bethlehem Event Center

    By DARYL NERL Special to The Morning Call Kenny Wayne Shepherd brought his love of the blues, a collection of Fender Stratocasters and a tight, seasoned band to Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Saturday. Shepherd played a 13-song set, plus...

    Kenny Wayne Shepherd honors blues roots on 'Goin' Home'

    As a boy growing up in Shreveport, La., in the 1980s, Kenny Wayne Shepherd immersed himself in playing blues guitar the same way other kids immerse themselves in sports, comic books or video games. While the pop music charts were dominated by Michael...

    South Florida's 11 best shopping destinations

    South Florida's 11 best shopping destinations
    This is part five of a five-part series: Top 55 places to go in Southeast Florida. Add another “s” to the sun, surf and sand that Southeast Florida is famous for: shopping. Whether you love the supreme luxury of a Bal Harbour, or the...