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A friend of mine celebrated his 30th birthday this week. Stuck for what to give him, I opted for compiling a CD of the best music to have been released during the year of his birth. 1,286 more words

Pop Culture

Kid Cudi, Kanye West and Mental Health in the Black Community.

Ever since I lost my mother I have never been the same since. I know what it is like to go through depression and have to deal with trying to figure out how to express my pain. 695 more words

Soundbreaking - Public Broadcasting Series Alert

Apologies for the multiplicity of posts this week. Two things to say – one is to acknowledge the loss of another musical giant, Leon Russell, for whom I will do a post in the near future. 315 more words


Silverchair rocker Daniel Johns takes 'indefinite hiatus' with reports he no longer wants to tour due to 'stage fright'

He was thrust into the forbidding world of rock and roll at the tender age of just 15, with no discernment of the perils that come hand-in-hand with stardom. 581 more words


My Choices for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Just in case you missed it, the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees were announced recently. Here they are {drum roll please}:

Bad Brains, Chaka Khan, Chic, Depeche Mode, Electric Light Orchestra, J. 705 more words


Movie Review - All Things Must Pass - The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

This documentary (directed by Colin Hanks) starts out by advising that in 1999, Tower Records had sales of over one billion dollars. Five years later they filed for bankruptcy. 1,195 more words