The Mariah Carey flap is important to note. Not because it will do Mariah any great harm, but because it speaks to the level we have allowed ourselves to sink in regards to the enjoyment of live music entertainment, and especially on big television shows like, Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve, The Grammy Awards … Continue reading Mariah Carey Flap—The Power of Live vs. Fake/Live Performance
When I first heard the Dead Daisies’ music I was immediately attracted to the band. Their press release puts it aptly, “You need neither an instruction manual nor a university education to love the Dead Daisies’ music. Their songs unerringly hit their listeners’ autonomic nervous system, immediately take root in their hearts and souls and … Continue reading The Dead Daisies – check ‘em out!
There are all kinds of rock stars. Some are selfish and self absorbed, others just like to party and carry on, some have an outright need for celebrity, and then there are those who may have a touch of all that, but who are also striving for something greater. I have found that some of … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Dee Snider
From time to time I hear music that is just so good or a project comes out that is just so special I feel compelled to turn you guys on to it and shout it out loud to the rest of the world. Earlier this year that was the case with the Jeff Beck release, … Continue reading Pink Floyd BIG Box Set – Utterly Amazing!
Losing Leonard Cohen is a big one. I had the honor and the pleasure of working with him at Columbia Records off and on for many years. I was so taken by his art that I used to carry a big blue book of poems he had written and every day I would just flip … Continue reading Fond Memories Of The Great Leonard Cohen
Having been in the music business for over 45 years, sometimes I think I’ve seen and heard it all. Then I find myself in a small studio eight feet away from Kansas as they perform acoustic versions of “Dust In The Wind”, “Hold On”, and their new song “With This Heart”, and it is truly … Continue reading Kansas — First New Music In 16 Years, And You Want To Know About It!
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