Top 5 Songwriters Who Influenced My Early Years: Part 1

Part 1 chronicles songwriters whose work I was  drawn to from the age of 6 to 17.  These songwriter’s individual work or collaborations with other artist were an enormous influence on my understanding of musical integrity and excellence.     Carole King Songwriter, Composer, Musician, Vocalist Artist Associated With: Carole King, Aretha Franklin, Little Eva, The Shirelles, The Drifters, The…

Top 5 Producers Who Influenced My Music Taste: Part 1

Part 1 chronicles producers whose work I was  drawn to from the age of 6 to 17.  These producer’s individual work or collaborations with other artist were an enormous influence on my musical understanding. Jerry Wexler Music Producer Artists Associated With: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Led Zepplin, Dusty Springfield, Allman Brothers, Chris Conner and Bob Dylan  …