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Classic Music Review: All the Young Dudes by Mott the Hoople

David Bowie to the rescue!

In his guise as Glam Rock Lone Ranger (with a much more elaborate mask, I’m sure), David Bowie received intelligence from Mott the Hoople’s bass player that the budding glitter band had decided to call it quits. 1,181 more words

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Classic Music Review: Argus by Wishbone Ash

The early 70’s were an interesting period for rock music. The Beatles had dominated the scene like no one before or since, so when they split up to pursue solo careers of lesser value, it seemed to open the ears of the listening public to other artists who had hovered in the background, while at the same time energizing many of those artists to do some of their best work. 1,158 more words

Rock, Punk, Alternative, Garage

No Answer by The Electric Light Orchestra

It’s been mentioned in several circles that ELO’s original artistic vision was to “pick up where The Beatles left off,” meaning the fusion of classical music with rock. 1,944 more words

Rock, Punk, Alternative, Garage

Nursery Cryme by Genesis

Genesis is a band worthy of study because their work combines the best and worst tendencies of progressive rock. In the four albums featuring the “core” band ( 2,634 more words


Fun House by The Stooges

The marathon was starting to take its toll. “Only three left to go,” I told myself, trying to overcome the weighty tiredness that coursed through my body. 2,473 more words

Rock, Punk, Alternative, Garage

The Brilliance Of The Opening Sequence From 'The Warriors' (1979)

The Warriors tells the tale of how a simple misunderstanding leads to hoards of individuals attempting to murder a group innocent of these accusations… The group calls themselves The Warriors and the hoards of individuals are rival gangs throughout New York. 1,074 more words