Disability Music: Best of 2007

Posted January 21st, 2008 by Anthony

Best New Disabled Performer (who declines the disability label)
Melody Gardot, www.melodygardot.com

Best Newly Discovered Song with Disability Content by Disabled Artists
Ray Charles and Chet Atkins, “We Didn’t See a Thing”

Best Rediscovered Disability Autobiography by an Amputee in Music
The Barbarians, “Moulty” Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968

Best Reclaimed Disabled Performer
Carl Perkins (not to be confused with the West Coast jazz pianist who had polio, Carl Perkins)

“Yeah that doctor told me, ‘Son you don’t need no pills,
just a handful of nickels and a jukebox will cure your ills.'”


One Response to: “Disability Music: Best of 2007”

  1. Tamera Saniatan responds:
    Posted: September 12th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    Amazing. Its about time.


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