This supreme expression of American confidence and creativity seemed to come out of nowhere.
Louis Armstrong’s recording of ‘When You’re Smiling’ is the all-American song.
Forget all of the recent Woodstock nostalgia: The Motown sound dominated a decade.
Everything flowed into the American song through Berlin, creating a great melting pot of melody.
Remembering the late composer’s achievement.
On composer Hector Berlioz.
Jay Nordlinger on encores in the concert hall and opera house.
The story of Mai Khoi, dissident singer-songwriter.
Robert Dean Lurie reviews Anything for a Hit: An A&R Woman’s Story of Surviving the Music Industry, by Dorothy Carvello.