The Urban Myth Surrounding Phil Collins’ IN THE AIR TONIGHT.Read more »
'I don't need any more guys with horse's tails sticking out of their asses'.
Iggy Pop's notorious 1977 performance of The Passenger, as well as the TV interview that caused the controversy and shut down a TV show, is now available for purchase and download on iTunes stores worldwide. The Passenger (1977 Live with Interview).Read more »
"One moment I was in Australia poring over the The Beatles' fan club books and two months later I was in The Speakeasy Club getting drunk with them."
The Moody Blues performed at the Speakeasy Club in London, on December 10, 1967. A French film crew was there to record a special performance of Nights in White Satin, which was broadcast on the French pop show "Bouton Rouge" and is now available for sale and purchase on iTunes.
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'Her guitar playing was a real shock - powerful and modern - it certainly changed a few people's ideas about gospel music".
In May of 1964, the touring Folk, Blues, and Gospel Caravan featuring Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Muddy Waters and Cousin Joe Pleasants performed a quirky, rain-drenched concert outside Manchester, England at a deserted Railway Station which had been decorated or 'dressed up' as a deep south railroad station, complete with frayed luggage sacks, wanted posters, foot-lockers, crates of chickens, and a few goats.Read more »
Bob is 70. That skinny, freewheelin’ kid with the funny voice and the unkempt white man’s ‘Fro, peering out from a dozen early album covers with that indirect, but knowing gaze. The guy who made you feel like maybe you should have paid more attention in English Lit class. It paid off for him.Read more »
Multi-Act Line-ups Tour U.S.; Monkees' 45th Anniversary Tour
Summer’s here (or fast-approaching) and the time is right for dancing in the streets. Well, with apologies to Martha Reeves, perhaps getting down in traffic is not the best idea. But if dancing in the aisles at your local concert venue is more your speed, there are a couple of great all-star concert tours with a nostalgic bent that may be headed to a shed near you this summer.Read more »
Eric Clapton featured prominently on guitarist’s long-awaited return
Even by his usual standards –only five solo albums in nearly 35 years—a 13-year-gap in between releases sets a new record for Robbie Robertson—the former lead guitarist and principal songwriter for the Band. As it turns out, the LP, “How to Become Clairvoyant”, has been gestating even longer.Read more »
Lady Gaga, Elton John, U2, Eminem & Springsteen-led comp should generate millionsRead more »
Guitar, pick and assorted ephemera only $20k
For the well-heeled collector, guitar player or Beatle-obsessed fan, a limited edition guitar will be available next month that should send the aforementioned scrambling to secure a second mortgage. Gretsch Guitar Company has meticulously created 60 replicas of George Harrison’s first professional grade guitar, the 1957 black Gretsch Duo Jet. Asking price? $20,000 USD.Read more »
Rare, limited releases and in-store events highlight fourth annual celebration
Once was the day that record stores dotted the landscape of the Western world. No Main Street, shopping center or mega mall was without a national chain store or, better yet, an independent record retailer that catered to casual shoppers and hardcore collectors alike.Read more »
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