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Mike Love On The New York Times Bestseller List With His Book, Good Vibrations: My Life As A Beach Boy

In the New York Times Best Seller “Good Vibrations: My Life As A Beach Boy” (or in the audiobook by the same name which Mike narrates), we get to hear the story of the Beach Boys from the perspective of Mike Love. 200 more words


What Child is This

“What Child Is This?” has words written by Englishman William Chatterton Dix in 1865. Subsequently set to the tune of “Greensleeves”, a traditional English folk song, the carol is actually more popular in the United States than in its country of origin today. 16 more words


Operatic adaptation of Pink Floyd's The Wall is timely, director says

It was the spring of 2014 when Pierre Dufour, then general director of the Opéra de Montréal, and Michel Beaulac, the opera company’s artistic director, approached Quebec composer Julien Bilodeau with the idea of turning Pink Floyd’s classic album The Wall into an opera. 1,151 more words


35 years ago

DEEP PURPLE MAGAZINE (issue) 24 was published 35 years ago, back in December 1981. MK4 cover with a nice shot by Simon Robinson taken in Liverpool 1976 (last gig in the 1970s). 49 more words


Sexy Santa

Most of these songs see Santa delivering some unconventional Christmas gifts. Lots of innuendo. Not Santa songs for kids; see my previous mix for those kinds of Santa songs. 162 more words


The 1960s

Got this in the mail today, first issue of The New Musical Express Interviews, Best of the 1960s. I like this type of retro digging, call it rock archeology.

Nice cover.


Tarja Single

Tarja Turunen has released a Single with three versions of “Demons In You”, one being a duet with Arch Enemy´s Alissa White-Gluz.

This will obviously become a Collector´s Item very quickly.