True story: Right after the final line of "Unforgettable" was uttered, I felt a sudden stinging on the side of my face. Someone in a nearby row at the multiplex had thrown a roasted peanut toward the screen, in what I can only assume was frustration or scorn, and it landed on me.
The 28th annual Savannah Music Festival was a global experience, an education with high production value and unique performances, all delivered by some of the most talented living musicians the world over.
In German-occupied Poland during the darkest days of World War II, a zookeeper and his wife managed to save the lives hundreds of Jewish people, many of whom were detained in the Warsaw Ghetto, by giving them shelter and refuge on the zoo grounds.
If memory serves, the very first 45 RPM single I purchased with my own allowance money was a reissue of two classic sides from Memphis’ legendary Stax label: William Bell’s smash 1961 debut “You Don’t Miss Your Water” backed with Eddie Floyd’s original 1966 version of “Knock on Wood.”