Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Buddy Holly – “The Best of Buddy Holly”

Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Buddy Holly – “The Best of Buddy Holly”

In the furtherance of truth, I have to admit that I am unsure whether the image I chose is the actual album cover of the first Buddy Holly ‘best of’ that I had bought when I was 14. If it is not, then it is pretty damn close. Buddy’s recorded career has been picked over and discarded and left around like display at a one day sale at Macy’s. I think he tends to be…

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Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Bruce Springsteen – “Born to Run”

Pete Johnson’s Blast From My Past: Bruce Springsteen – “Born to Run”

Believe it or not Bruce Springsteen is one artist that this Jersey Boy has a complicated history with. Chill’en, it all began way back in the early 1970’s, when I would be at family gatherings or with neighbors and you’d hear his name pop up from older kids. They had seen this band called E Street fronted by a guy named Bruce, at some bar or college in the Tri state and they had had…

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Contemporary Urban Gospel Artist Darrell Kelley’s “Be Great”

Contemporary Urban Gospel Artist Darrell Kelley’s “Be Great”

American Gospel music is big business and has been part of the business plan of American Christianity since before the beginning of the last century. As the American Christian Community has strengthened their ties together the various forms of American Gospel have come into their own.  Darrell Kelley (https://www.facebook.com/darrellkelleysmusic) has joined this tradition through his own efforts as a Pastor, a businessman, a music artist and an author. Gospel music features stylized vocals (often with…

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Jonathan’s Burkett’s Exclusive Interview With The No Fly Zone Magazine

Jonathan’s Burkett’s Exclusive Interview With The No Fly Zone Magazine

NFZ: From what I’ve seen in your press kit you had a pretty tough time as a kid. Would you be comfortable sharing with our readers what happened? JB: I grew up with a childhood of hate and abuse because I find out my father abused and raped my mother. So whenever my mother looked at me she saw and called the man’s name that touched her wrongfully when she had said no. Growing up I never…

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