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Music Artist Spotlight: Grateful Dead

On June 7, 1965, the future of rock & roll music was forever changed when a previously unknown bass player by the name of Phil Lesh joined the nascent music group called the Warlocks.  The group consisted of Jerry Garcia on guitar and vocals, Bob Weir on guitar and vocals, Phil Lesh on bass, Bill Kreutzmann on drums, and Ron “Pigpen” McKernan on… read more >>

Soundtracks that Rock: Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction album cover

The collection of songs Quentin Tarantino assembled for his 1994 black comedy crime film Pulp Fiction is the perfect soundtrack for this wild postmodern crime adventure. The soundtrack blends rock and roll, surf rock and 1970s soul music for an unpredictable ride through Tarantino’s creative masterpiece.  From the opening scene where the action kicks off with “Misirlou”… read more >>