Working in the predigital era, when music was sold primarily on vinyl and artists were often trying to make a personal statement with their albums, Mr. Burden created cover after cover that seared their way into the minds of fans.
In the spirit of Women’s History Month, I thought this Susan B Anthony Obituary was a good one to feature. Honestly, until I read this, she was the women honored on the one dollar coin and that was really all I knew…
Susan B. Anthony was a leader in the women’s suffrage movement, and it was this work for women’s rights that brought her the honor of being pictured on U.S. currency and postage stamps.But Anthony wasn’t a single-issue activist. Less famous, but no less important to her, was her work promoting stronger liquor laws through the temperance movement. As she worked on this issue, it helped shape and inform her later involvement in other social reform movements like women’s suffrage. In honor of the 105th anniversary of Susan B. Anthony’s death, we spotlight her fight for temperance.
Russ Solomon, who pioneered the superstore hangout for music lovers by founding Tower Records and expanded it worldwide before internet pirates and crushing debts rendered the chain obsolete and bankrupt, died on Sunday night at his home in Sacramento. He was 92.