Born: July 7, 1913
One the last original Delta blues musicians. A longtime sideman, Perkins released his first solo album in 1988, at 72.
Picture of the Day and B'days for March 3
Today is Tuesday, March 3. It's square root day, a big day for math buffs. It's s the day the month and day form the square root of the year (3/3/09) and it only occurs nine times each century. Party! Our picture of the day is one billion dollars.
Weird Al Yankovic Outlasts Many of His Targets
There's never been around quite like Weird Al Yankovic in the music business. He's the biggest selling comedy recording artist of all time, and his new album is racing up the charts. Find out how he's more relevant than ever.
Picture the Day and B'days for Feb.24
Today is Tuesday, Feb. 24. It's Fat Tuesday and National Pancake Day. Today's birthdays include Apple CEO Steve Jobs who turns 54. Our picture of the day - what happens when every day is Fat Tuesday.
Picture of the Day and B'days for March 16
Today is Monday, March 16. Today's birthdays include Comedian Jerry Lewis who turns 73. Our picture of the day is a new warship made from the melted steel of the World Trade Center.
Country music legend Tanya Tucker is back with her first new album in eight years, and she's reworking some classic songs made famous by men. Look out boys!
Farewell to a Friend
Guitarist Bob Rafkin's rich, musical life took him from the Greenwich Village folk scene of the 1960s to working with Joni Mitchell and Arlo Guthrie in LA. He passed away recently following a long illness. Watch this tribute to our dear friend.
Show Some Respect!
This year, two musical superstars will be honored at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. See what Aretha Franklin and Berry Gordy did to change music, and change the world -- one bold move at a time.
The man who has been called the world's greatest living guitarist talks to Growing Bolder about his legendary career.
A Travel Story
Read my story about how an educational travel program changed my life at...