Was the REAL “Father of Rock ‘n Roll” Hearing Impaired?

This assertion might startle more than a few historians of pop music. The origins of rock and roll have been fiercely debated by commentators and music historians.  Conventional literature indicates that Rock and Roll music arose in the Southern United States through the homogenation of  African musical traditions with European musical instruments.  Although it’s difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint…

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Protruding/Prominent Ear Surgery – Revisited

A couple of years ago at Hearing International we discussed a relatively new  surgical procedure that was being conducted in the UK for protruding/prominent ears.  The discussion of the Earfold procedure was so popular that in 2014 it was the Reader’s Choice for the year.  There have been so many comments to us on this topic that it…

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