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UFO - Phenomenon (Review)

With two studio albums behind them, UFO took off in 1974 with the recruitment of the German mad axeman Michael Schenker and the release of their excellent third album… 242 more words

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Paul McCartney Stands Up for Start Up Musicians

Big business and political policies are stifling would be start-ups in all industries these days.

A recent Billboard article details the plight of small pubs and venues in Britain where The Beatles among a myriad of other “garage bands” some of which eventually made it to the big time honed their skills and tested the waters with the public. 273 more words

Todd Rundgren (1 of 2)

Just to note, I was bummed out to hear about the passing of Dolores O’Riordan. Never did do any Cranberries songs on this blog and I liked them quite a bit.  908 more words

Music

Wrong Number - The Cure

Digital bath farts wriggle into view and The Cure’s last truly great single squeezes out of the speakers to announce it’s arrival.

It’s the late 1990’s and the band have embraced the impending millennium by trying to sound like Jesus Jones. 370 more words

Purple fever

Great Facebook traffic right now from Deep Purple MK4 & Tommy Bolin related pages. Shared link to this blog post about 16 hours ago. I basically share the posts that went up two years ago dealing with the last US Tour of the 1970s on the appropriate dates and January 14 1976 saw the kickoff of that trek. 16 more words

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Review: Jack White's Two New Songs

I have posited many times in these pages that most of the music I like springs from the blues. No matter how far away the music gets from the blues, I can still hear the seeds of where the music came from… and that’s the Mississippi Delta or the south side of Chicago. 1,130 more words

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Songs with Similar Themes: Sing Me a Classic Song Sunday by Kaye Spencer - Bon Jovi and Bob Seeger #singmeaclassicsongsunday #classicrock

Sing Me a Classic Song Sunday highlights two songs with similar themes. This month’s comparison is Wanted Dead or Alive by Bon Jovi and Turn the Page… 211 more words

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