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Donna Mitchell Profile

Donna Mitchell Profile

Download Article (PDF) As featured in the Beacher, Thursday, November 25, 2021. By Edmund Lawer A Vibrant Spirit Donna Mitchell makes a mockery of the word “retirement.” An age-defying force of nature at 70, Mitchell is the hyperkinetic dynamo behind two well-known...
MUSICAL MYSTERY: Who Banned Louie Louie?

MUSICAL MYSTERY: Who Banned Louie Louie?

MUSICAL MYSTERY: Who Banned Louie Louie? by Garth Taylor Garth Taylor “Louie Louie” was recorded by Los Angeles musician Richard Berry who performed up and down the West Coast with doo-wop and close harmony groups, most notably The Flairs (Foot Stompin)....
Tom Dooley

Tom Dooley

The truth about Tom Dooley by Garth Taylor Garth Taylor The Ballad of Tom Dooley recounts the details of a crime of passion and was the number one song in America in 1958 when it was copyrighted, published and recorded by Kingston Trio. It turns out they didn’t write...
THE MAJOR KEY

THE MAJOR KEY

From the President – Garth Taylor Hello everyone! We are almost at the end of a year we will never forget. It was, shall we say, remarkable. There will be many songs written about it. Even with Covid and a poor economy, the School of American Music made...

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