Lady Gaga – Forgetful Super Bowl Performance First, I want to say that I am a big fan of Lady Gaga. I’m sure many agree she has real talent. She’s a good songwriter, has a great voice, knows how to speak to an audience, and beyond all that, is a very authentic good person with … Continue reading Rap’s Rant: Lady Gaga Super Bowl – Eric Clapton Tour – Two Missed Opportunities
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!
I recently attended a “celebration of life” memorial in Los Angeles for legendary rock disc jockey Bob Coburn. Some of you may know him from his days at WMET in Chicago, many of you know him from his larger than life on-air personality at KMET and later on KLOS in Los Angeles, and many more … Continue reading The Passing Of Rockline’s Bob Coburn—The End Of An Era
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
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