Bill Haley

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    The Best Jazz Shows in NYC This Month (Jazz Appreciation Month Edition)

    These are the best jazz shows in NYC in April, otherwise known as Jazz Appreciation Month! Read more about JAM and the JazzApril campaign.

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    January 19, 2012

    Jimmy Castor, R.I.P.

    Jimmy Castor was a smart aleck; a wise guy; a clean shit-talker with so much joie de vivre you had to laugh even when his truth-telling smacked you upside the head. So when he died this past Martin Luther King Jr. Day at 71 near his home outside of Las Vegas, far away from the streets of Harlem he o ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    100 & Single: The Dawning Of The MTV Era And How It Rocket-Fueled The Hot 100

    ​What was the first rock and roll song? Ask music historians and you'll get a range of '40s and early '50 candidates, from "Good Rockin' Tonight" to "Rocket 88." Ah, but when did the Rock Era begin? That's easier. Everybody knows that Bill Haley and His Comets' rendition of "Rock Around the C ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Who is Elton John?

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 26, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 48 Who is Elton John? By Don Heckman Look at it this way. If you could put Mick Jagger's viscera into Reg Dwight's body, give it the pianistic prowess of Jerry Lee Lewis and the voice of Jose Feliciano, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker -- Cream Plays NYC

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 5, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 51 Cream: They Play Blues, Not Superstar By Richard Goldstein It's Saturday night at the Village Theatre, New York's sad-eyed answer to the Fillmore-Avalon scene. Under the marquee, Slavs gape and Ratner' ... More >>

  • Music

    September 24, 2002

    Lionel Hampton, 1908–2002

    After 75 Years Onstage, a Well-Earned Rest

  • Theater

    May 9, 2000
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    December 21, 1999
  • Music

    May 11, 1999

    Sugar High

    Have It Your Way