Author Archives: Troy Michael

About Troy Michael

Troy Michael is the founder, publisher, editor, writer, minion, at Innocent Words

Music History August 16

BORN ON AUGUST 16 1915 – Al Hibbler, American singer (Duke Ellington’s orchestra) (d. 2001) 1928 – Eddie Kirkland, American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2011) 1939 – Billy Joe Shaver, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1942 – Barbara George, American…

Music History August 15

BORN ON AUGUST 15 1925 – Bill Pinkney, American singer (The Drifters) (d. 2007) 1934 – Bobby Byrd, American R&B/soul singer/songwriter, bandleader, talent scout, producer (d. 2007) 1946 – Jimmy Webb, American singer-songwriter and pianist 1950 – Tommy Aldridge, American…

Innocent Words 15 Favorite Drummers of All Time

In honor of Innocent Words Magazine’s 15th Anniversary, I will be blogging a new favorites list once a month for the rest of the year. This month I present to you, our faithful blog readers, my 15 Years of Innocent…

Music History August 14

BORN ON AUGUST 14 1941 – David Crosby, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Byrds, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young) 1941 – Connie Smith, American singer-songwriter and guitarist 1942 – Lionel Morton, English singer, guitarist (The Four Pennies) 1945 – Steve…

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis: Superscope (Sunday Best)

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis Superscope (Sunday Best) Kitty, Daisy & Lewis is a trio of siblings from London who have a love for 1960s beatnik pop (“The Game Is On”); 1970’s soul (“You’re So Fine”); and funk (“Slave”). You can…