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I Call Your Name

“I Call Your Name” was written by John Lennon. The first recording of it, however, was released by Billy J. Kramer and the Dakotas. In the USA, it was on the Beatles’ 2nd album. 28 more words

Music

"So You Wanna Play The Blues . ." : Cool Blues Guitar Instructional Videos Part II - The Hendrix Edition

With September 18th marking the 46th anniversary of his accidental and tragic death, it seems like a a good time to mention Jimi Hendrix.  In addition Legacy Recordings has announced the release of the complete first set ever played by Hendrix’  Band of Gypsies as… 295 more words

Blues

Billy Squier/ Don't Say No (1981)

Over the years Billy Squier in my humble opinion has never gotten his due and take away his 1985 Career Ending Video (Rock Me Tonite) 629 more words

SONIC WAVES...Album Reviews

New Hendrix album

Well look what we have got here. A new Jimi Hendrix album is released today on CD and Double Vinyl. Titled “Machine Gun – Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69”, it certainly sports a pretty decent cover. 23 more words

General

Back in the USSR

“Back in the USSR” — the Beatles’ “surf” song. Not much tweaking needed to turn it into an instrumental.

Guitar

Danko Jones - Live at Wacken (CD/DVD)

I love a good live album and I love “classic” rock but rarely come across magnificent examples of either these days. And a good live classic rock album is even rarer! 228 more words

Genre

Pat Benatar: ‘I’m Proud, So Secure and Even a Little Arrogant When It Comes to Being a Woman’

This piece originally appeared on Inspirer
by Desarae Gabrielle and Carrie Courogen

New York native soprano Pat Benatar came crashing onto the rock and roll scene ready to change the landscape of the male dominated music industry. 1,283 more words

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