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"Cult of Persoanlity" and its Legacy

Written by Naveed Khandaria

“Cult of Personality”, by Living Colour, is from their debut album, Vivid, released on July 14, 1988. “Cult of Personality” reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #9 on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks. 286 more words

Hard Rock

Four At Four, Great Songs To Wrap Up The Week & Head Into The Weekend

It’s Friday, it’s 4 o’clock in the afternoon and we’re getting ready to wrap up our week. I’ll be jamming out to these songs at a reasonably high volume for the next hour (sorry to anyone at XRT reading this that walks by my office), feel free to do the same. 154 more words

Music

The Mamas and the Papas - If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears (1966)

When I look at this album cover, I think of a friend of mine that teaches English and plays in the Kingston Symphony.  The reasons are two-fold: 401 more words

1960s

Rock Chain #14: Steel Wheels

This is something I used to do in a magazine I used to edit a couple of years ago. I took the idea from a column that used to appear on Scientific American magazine written by a British scientist called James Burke. 535 more words

Living Colour - Vivid (1988)

Living Colour – wasn’t that the show where Jim Carrey did Fire Marshall Bill?

Upon a wikipedia search, that was IN Living Color.  No u. 148 more words

1980s

3 AM Eternal: Corey Glover "April Rain" (1998)

Setting aside March’s unexpected monsoon season, April is generally the rainiest month of the year. What better time, then, to look at the weather phenomenon that’s inspired many, many wonderful songs? 117 more words

Three AM Eternal

(My) Top 5 Tapes from '88

1988 was probably one of the last great years for audio cassette sales.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, when it comes to 1988 releases in my collection, I have more tapes than CDs/LPs. 252 more words

1980s