Lady Sings the Blues (Part 1)

ReadOasis Step 2 Southern trees bear strange fruit Blood on the leaves and blood at the root Black bodies swinging [...]

Master of Words: Bob Dylan (Part 1)

ReadOasis Step 2 It was January 1961. In the cold north of Minnesota, a young man of 19 years packed [...]

The Motown Sound (Step 2)

ReadOasis Step 2 You don't know soul music if you don't know the Motown sound. Motown is a record company [...]

Woodstock: A Symbol of the 1960s (Step 2)

ReadOasis Step 2 The Woodstock Experience The middle of August marks an important moment in popular music history. In 1969, [...]

The Blues: Music of Survival

ReadOasis Step 2 Four men were walking across a field. They were carrying a body wrapped up in white cloth. [...]

The Biggest Band (Step 2)

By Maria SonoraReadOasis Step 2 Imagine By Diego Torres Silvestre (Creative Commons) It was a hot August night in New [...]

Knocking on Heaven’s Door

ReadOasis Step 2 He came out of nowhere. In 1961, he just appeared in New York City, wanting to do [...]

Every Day I Have the Blues

ReadOasis Step 2 Memphis Slim at the Piano Long black fingers were dancing. They were dancing on the white and [...]

On the Road Again (Step 2)

ReadOasis Step 2Little Willie was born into hard times. On October 29, 1929, the American economy crashed. It was called [...]

Drifting Cowboy: Hank Williams (Step 2)

By Maria SonoraReadOasis Step 2(Part 2) Hank was coughing painfully as they took to the road. . . Time on [...]