Author Archives: Troy Michael

About Troy Michael

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

Innocent Words Premiere: Chris Price “Man Down”

LOS ANGELES, Calif. —It’s been five years since Chris Price released his debut solo album, but there are a few reasons it’s taken this long for a follow-up — he’s been a bit busy. Even as he produced critically acclaimed…

Music History May 5

BORN ON MAY 5 1901 – Blind Willie McTell, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 1959) 1917 – Pío Leyva, Cuban singer (Buena Vista Social Club) (d. 2006) 1934 – Ace Cannon, American saxophonist 1934 – Johnnie Taylor, American singer (d….

Music History May 4

BORN ON MAY 4 1937 – Ron Carter, American bassist (Miles Davis Quintet) 1937 – Dick Dale, American guitarist 1942 – Nickolas Ashford, American singer-songwriter, pianist (Ashford & Simpson) (d. 2011) 1944 – Peggy Santiglia, American singer-songwriter (The Angels and…

Rachael Sage EP Release Shows, Tour Photos, and more

Rachael’s music has been making quite a splash on the airwaves. Her current single “Home” recently broke the FMQB Top 10, peaking at #9 alongside Adele, Lady Gaga, & Taylor Swift! In case you missed it, here’s the official video…

Music History May 3

BORN ON MAY 3 1919 – Pete Seeger, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist (The Weavers and Almanac Singers) (d. 2014) 1920 – John Lewis, American pianist (Modern Jazz Quartet) (d. 2001) 1928 – Dave Dudley, American singer-songwriter (d. 2003) 1933…