—Van Dyke Parks, 2011 Parks initially became aware of the Beach Boys during their early popularity in the early 1960s. Speaking of them in 1995, he said, "I knew they didn't surf.…I felt some resentment about [them], and I had been a fan of Four Freshmen and 5 Trombones .…Instinctively, I was not a Beach Boy fan.
Driven to collaborate with artists whom she admired, and those who would help her grow as an artist, she chose projects on merit and curiosity. Friends certainly, Randy Newman, Van Dyke Parks and Jackson Browne among them. She joined great writers and talents, including James Taylor, John Prine and Warren Zevon.
I said to Van Dyke, "It's really important to me that yours and Brian's work maintains some integrity," and he said, "Thank you." It dawned on me later just how heavy a trip this was, and that's why every little step, every little accomplishment that we made along the way, was so important, in the sense that it was done with integrity and stayed purely those guys' decisions.
Mentorship. The SITM Mentorship Program is designed to inspire and develop the next generation of women in music. The program empowers young women in the music industry; by bolstering their confidence and having them learn from women actively involved and employed within the industry, SITM’s mentees will not only feel secure in joining the music industry but also working toward leadership roles.
17/05/2022 · The Invitation. Barbara Jean Bauer, known by her friends and family as Bobi, was born September 28, 1935. I received a call from my best friend, Jesus, on May 17th, and it was an invitation I couldn’t refuse. The assignment came with a huge sign-on bonus, a reunion with my loved ones and a renewed mind.
01/02/2022 · In honor of Black History Month that starts in February 2022, we rounded up 120 inspiring quotes from African-American civil rights icons including Martin Luther King Jr., Frederick Douglass and W ...
12/08/2020 · Colin was head of the Aboriginal Land Claims Unit from 1983 to 1988 and vividly remembers the struggle to acknowledge many other massacre sites. Many of them could not be claimed, and when you walk along public reserves or in national parks you might as well come across a massacre site . Myall Creek is all over Australia.