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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Chet Atkins
Nashville drummer Willie Ackerman, who played with artists such as Loretta Lynn, Willie Nelson and Louis Armstrong, has died. He was 73.
When Bobby Bare returned to RCA Studio B 50 years after he began his career there, he was afflicted with an off-kilter case of deja vu.
It seems strange to think that one of popular music's most successful singer-songwriters considered it a change of pace to sit in a room with an acoustic guitar to compose.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Boots Randolph, a saxophone player best known for the 1963 hit "Yakety Sax," died July 3 at a hospital eight days after suffering a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 80.
"Some part of me says that if you make something that's interesting enough, people will find it," he said. "Maybe not in the numbers you once had, but enough so that you don't feel like you're irrelevant as a contributor to the culture."
He mentioned "Peace Like a River," a 1971 song he doesn't remember ever performing in concert.