Lloyd Price, ‘Personality’ Hitmaker, Is Dead at 88

That same year, “Personality” became almost as big a hit, certifying Mr. Price as a bona fide rock ’n’ roll star. In 1962, he set out on his own again, starting Double L Records with Harold Logan (who had also been a partner in his earlier label), with a roster that included a young Wilson Pickett. Mr. Price and Mr. […]

Lloyd Price Dead: 1950s R&B Hitmaker Dies at 88

A native of the New Orleans suburb Kenner, Louisiana, Price was born on March 9, 1933. A singer in his church’s gospel choir growing up, he helped draw national attention to New Orleans’ unique and burgeoning R&B sound when he landed his first No. 1 R&B hit with 1952’s “Lawdy Miss Clawdy,” released through Los Angeles-based Specialty Records. Follow-up singles […]

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How Tina Turner Reclaimed Her Voice, Image and Spirituality

Listen and follow Still ProcessingApple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher She’s simply the best. A new documentary on HBO (called, simply, “Tina”) explores Tina Turner’s tremendous triumphs, but we wanted to go deeper. We talk about how her entire career was an act of repossession: Taking back her name, her voice, her image, her vitality and her spirituality made her […]

Insomniac Ruling Upheld Despite Judge’s Medication

The dispute is linked to a disagreement over the future of the How Sweet It Is music festival, which ran from 1999 to 2001. Rotella helped revive and finance the festival in 2005 but had a falling out with Alper and Ballou over the future of the event in 2010. Alper and Ballou claimed Rotella created a competing event called Beyond Wonderland, […]

Musicians Say Streaming Doesn’t Pay. Can the Industry Change?

One example of this tension is the Los Angeles pop duo Frenship. In 2016, the group, featuring Brett Hite and James Sunderland, had a breakout hit with “Capsize,” recorded with the singer and songwriter Emily Warren. Frenship released the song independently, and it was quickly added to a prominent playlist on Spotify. “Capsize” notched 40 million streams in 10 weeks, […]