About MeMy name is Tomás Summers Sandoval. I'm Chicano from southern Californian, a GenXer, and a fan of the Dodgers and Elvis. I am a husband, a father of three, and in my spare time I'm an asociate professor of Chicana/o~Latina/o Studies and History at Pomona College.
Tag Archives: rock and roll
Elvis Presley (born in Mississippi, 1935-1977), performing “Lawdy Miss Clawdy” by Lloyd Price and “Baby What Do You Want Me To Do” by Jimmy Reed (1968).
What, indeed, is the relation between the things we can’t remember and the things we can’t forget? The question has been nagging me in the past three days as I began to read the flurry of news reports relating to … Continue reading
Les Paul–the man who played the most influential role in the invention and innovation of the electric guitar–died today. He was 94 years old. Most of the traffic that comes to this blog is the result of targeted searches. This … Continue reading