50 years ago my Dad, Keith Collins, was caught up in an historical event that shook the world – the Russian invasion of Prague. I had spoken to him many times about this amazing episode in his life, but sadly he died suddenly in January this year and never got round to penning a first person account. 1,053 more words
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“Fire” is a 1968 song performed by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, released as a single and on the band’s debut album. The single reached no.1 in the United Kingdom (1 week), sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.
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Who is Alice Cooper? That’s not a rhetorical question, who is he? Deviant, Born Again Christian, King of Shock Rock, Glam Rock, Glam Metal, the poster boy of 70’s androgyny, the forefather of Punk rock, and he’s been making music for over 50 years at this point. 4,568 more words
SHIP TO SHIP: A Star Trek Podcast “Drive-In Monster Movies”
Kirk and company explore the mining of colony of Janus VI and meet up with the Horta, an intelligent and sensitive Hamburger Helper monster. 188 more words
This week Sam pays tribute to the late Aretha Franklin by looking at her 1968 classic “Aretha Now.” This album formed part of her classic period between 1967 and 1968 at Atlantic Records. 31 more words
There are two kinds of people in the world: those who prefer the fast, distorted version of “Revolution” that served as the b-side to “Hey Jude,” and those–John Lennon among them–who favor the gentler, bouncy “Revolution 1” you’ll find on the White Album. 363 more words