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 Thomas Newman:- John Lennon gave us some of the most sublime songs of the 20th century. He also gave us Imagine, a song that was not, as some people say, killed by ubiquity, but that committed Harakiri by its own tedious hand. But we’ll forgive him that. We’ll also forgive him for bowing out of […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Nashville-based singer reflects on the journey to her sophomore EP Written By Ilana Kaplan January 24, 2022 – 11:00 am At 25, Charlotte Sands has already seen the ups and downs of the music world. (Photo by Nickalaus Stafford) When Charlotte Sands posted a TikTok at the beginning of COVID asking Yungblud to let her open for him on tour, she didn’t […]

By Russell Spear:- The two big reasons why Van Halen are not considered a heavy metal band are that Van Halen never considered themselves to be heavy metal and their fans didn’t consider Van Halen heavy metal. Van Halen looked and sounded too nice to be a heavy metal band. Does this look like a […]

By Douglas Kiambi:- John’s personality is not par the course for a rockstar. He is shy, somehow weird and somewhat awkward. Freddie recognized these traits in John, took him under his wing. John thrived under Freddie’s shadow. They were very close till John found his soulmate, someone he could lean on. The same woman he […]

Muiris Mac Cartaine:- At least two of the drummers of the legendary 70s Rock Group, Spinal Tap died on stage, Peter “James” Bond spontaneously combusted during a jazz-blues or blues-jazz festival on the Isle of Lucy but Mick Shrimpton actually exploded onstage. If that’s not dismemberment then it’s the closest reel example l know of. But perhaps […]

The shooting occurred outside a Lil Bean and Zay Bang show Written By Katrina Nattress:- A concert shooting in Eugene, OR has left six people hospitalized. The incident occurred in the WOW Hall parking lot at 9:30 PM on Friday while rappers Lil Bean and Zay Bang were performing inside the venue. One of the victims […]

Her 30 track gets a dramatic visual from director Sam Brown By Evan Minsker January 12, 2022 Adele (Still via YouTube) Adele has shared her latest visual for a song from her new album 30. Her new video is for “Oh My God,” a song made in collaboration with Greg Kurstin. The dramatic clip was […]

Spector’s family announced that the inimitable “Be My Baby” singer passed away following a cancer diagnosis By Madison Bloom January 12, 2022 Ronnie Spector (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Ronnie Spector, the inimitable vocalist who rose to fame as the leader of 1960s girl group the Ronettes, has died. Spector’s family announced the news in a […]


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