Exploring the music of the forgotten pioneer who played with everyone from Elvis and the Beach Boys to Bob Dylan and John Fogerty.
Welcome to paradise. Put on a Hawaiian shirt, toss a chunk of pineapple in your cocktail and join us for the exotic world of the basement record library, from Santana to Martin Denny.
From the collection of Chris Strachwitz, vintage New Orleans R&B from Lloyd Price, Dave Bartholomew, Professor Longhair and others, off the original 78 RPM pressings. Hear what the CDs are missing.
After graduating high school in Los Angeles, 19 year-old Phil Spector went to New York to serve an apprenticeship, working with Leiber and Stoller and others on a succession of unsuccessful singles that are among the rarest records in the basement record library.
Cocktails are served. The organ is ready. Pull up a chair and enjoy an evening at the organ room with Booker T., Lee Michaels, Jimmy Smith, and many surprise guests.