Month: January 2022

Spotify CEO Daniel Ek outlined the new policy in a lengthy letter posted on the company’s website Written By SPIN Staff January 30, 2022 – 4:48 pm (Credit: Chesnot/Getty Images) After a tumultuous week that saw Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, and Nils Lofgren exit the platform, Spotify CEO Daniel Ek has responded. In an open letter posted on the company’s website, Ek outlined a […]

By Rick Bonner: – In 1964, backstage, performing on a UK TV show called ‘Top of The Pops’ Tom Jones said to John Lennon ‘Come here, I wanna ask you a question. John Lennon sniffed and said in a funny voice ‘What d’ya want Tom?’ Tom went on ‘I heard that you write songs for […]

By Walden Miller:- I am old enough and lucky enough to have seen Daltry and the Who in their prime (the early 70s). He was amazing. And he was the archetype for rock singers along with Mick. Freddie, regretfully, I never got to see. So my answer is Freddie. I am just greedy that way. […]

The star took to Instagram on Jan. 27 to reveal that she has added 16 more dates to her Play Las Vegas residency at The Theatre at Resorts World resort and casino. By Rania Aniftos  – 01/27/2022:   Katy Perry performs onstage during Katy Perry: PLAY Las Vegas Residency at Resorts World Las Vegas on Dec. […]

The album is executive produced by Future Written By SPIN Staff January 27, 2022:- (Credit: David Livingston/Getty Images) Kanye West has been teasing a follow-up to last year’s Donda for a bit now. Now, in an Instagram post, West confirmed that Donda 2 is on the way and will be released on February 22, 2022 (2/22/22 for you sleuths). And, there’s […]

The rock icon withdrew his catalogue from Spotify in protest of podcast lightning rod Joe Rogan Written By Al Shipley January 27, 2022:- The Spotify war wages on. (Photo Credit: Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images, Gary Miller/Getty Images) On Monday, rock legend Neil Young published an open letter to his label and management on his own website asking that all his […]

By Edward E. Kramer:- While recording their 1985 album Brothers In Arms at Montserrat’s Air Studios, Dire Straits’ frontman and guitar virtuoso Mark Knopfler kept hearing an MTV ad featuring The Police. Sting’s melodic refrain, “Don’t stand so… don’t stand so close to me,” stuck in Knopfler’s head. It had the perfect notes for the […]

Ringo Starr said years ago in a Rolling Stone magazine interview that he felt that the song “A Whiter Shade of Pale” by Procol Harum is the “ultimate ‘60s record.”  By Walden Miller:- Note. I just edited this because a comment really made me think. So I added one more song. I am going to […]

By Russell Spear:- What’s missing in today’s music compared to the 60s and 70s music? Authenticity. Paul Rodgers of the bands Free and Bad Company made the kind of earthy, gritty hard rock of the 60s and 70s that is hard to find today in this age of over-processed music. Rodgers gave you the real […]

By Russell Spear:- Yes, David Gilmour is really that good of a guitarist. Gilmour’s sense of melody, his phrasing, his tone and intonation are all top-notch. He can’t play a lot of really technically demanding things but he never needed to. His technique was good enough to allow him to do what he needed to […]

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