Today's Soundboard Roundup
The Rolling Stones announced a free show in Havana, Cuba This will be the largest musical performance in Cuba since 1959. The band says, in a statement, "we have performed in many special places during our long career but this show in Havana is going to be a landmark event for us, and, we hope, for all our friends in Cuba too."
Not So Hall of Famers
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony is almost upon us. So many great artists have been inducted, but there are still so many who have not - yet. A website called Not In the Hall of Fame lists those yet-to-be-inducted artists like Pearl Jam, Jethro Tull, Judas Priest, Willie Nelson and more.
Perfecting an Album
The BBC put together a list of 10 secrets to creating the perfect album. These are no simple tricks, but great advice from the pros that know like Noel Gallagher, Neil Young and, David Crosby.
Freedom Means No Fear
The March issue of the New York Review of Books includes a review of What Happened, Miss Simone?: A Biography. The review, titled, The Fierce Courage of Nina Simone is a great read. May we then suggest watching Nina Simone Live at Montreux.