Larry Kuperman's Articles In Music
April 18, 2011 by Larry Kuperman
A little bit late, but I didn't want this to be forgotten.

This past Friday, April 15th, 2011, marked the 10th anniversary of the death of Jeffry Ross Hyman, better known as lead singer Joey Ramone of The Ramones. On Sunday, I dedicated my Adult Education lecture at the JCS of Ann Arbor ( celebrating the contributions of "Jews In Punk Rock" to his memory.

The class lecture traced the contributions of Jewish social commentators beginning with the Beat...
November 6, 2003 by Larry Kuperman
Bobby Hatfield, one half of the singing duet The Righteous Brothers, was found dead this morning in his hotel room in Kalamazoo, Michigan. An autopsy showed that he died of natuaral causes. He was 63 years of age.

In 1961, Hatfield and his partner Bill Medley formed the group The Righteous Brothers. The Righteous Brothers were known as performers of what has been termed "blue eyed soul music" because of the Motown influence on their style. Their best known single, "You've Lost that Lovin' Fee...