Daily Archive: September 4, 2012

1960 Democratic Convention Preview – Past Daily Reference Room

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1960 Democratic Convention Preview I keep forgetting that, prior to the past few Presidential elections, nominating conventions were still something of a horse race and that the air at these gatherings was, not only thick with smoke, but also thick with drama....

Sugar Pie DeSanto – 1965 – Nights At the Roundtable

Probably not as well known as her label mates Etta James or Fontella Bass, Sugar Pie DeSanto was part of that galaxy of divas who put Chicago blues label Chess/Checker on the map. She recorded a considerable number of material for the label and had many singles that, although not...