Author Archives: Cosmic Dwellings

About Cosmic Dwellings

'Cosmic Dwellings' is a social media network consisting of a fine mix of retro rock and pop music, a radio drama production, an ebook serial and several works of poetry and lyrical prose.

THE BEATLES: How ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ Changed The Face Of Music | uDiscover

These days, game-changers are everywhere, in every facet of our society, yet there was a time when people really had no idea what they were. In 1967 along came Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the eighth studio album by … Continue reading

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ENGELBERT: Tin Pan Alley, Country Pop & The Indestructible ‘Release Me’ – uDiscover

Vocal stylist Engelbert Humperdinck has been talking to uDiscover about the remarkable body of work that’s celebrated by today’s (19 May) release of the compilation Engelbert Humperdinck: 50 and the simultaneous The Complete Decca Studio Albums Collection. He discusses how … Continue reading

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WOODSTOCK: How the Soundtrack Highlighted Peace, Love and Hippie Music | Ultimate Classic Rock

By Dave Swanson May 11, 2015 2:24 PM Source: How the ‘Woodstock’ Soundtrack Highlighted Peace, Love and Hippie Music The Woodstock festival was experienced by “half a million strong,” as the song goes. But the movie and its soundtrack brought the “Three … Continue reading

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BOWIE: How I discovered a secret in the Blackstar sleeve | The Vinyl Factory

How I discovered a secret in Bowie’s Blackstar sleeve – and how you can too – The Vinyl Factory – the Home of VinylThe secret of Blackstar’s starfield revealed by the man who found it. Earlier this week one Reddit … Continue reading

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ELVIS: Sun in Vegas

by Tony G. Marshall A rare and fascinating public moment occurred as Elvis Presley began a brief reflective backtrack to his musical roots from the stage of the Las Vegas Hilton when he saw someone in the audience holding a copy of the then recently … Continue reading

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BILL HALEY: Saddlemen and Comets

by Tony G. Marshall My first taste of the rock n’ roll music of Bill Haley and His Comets came via the original opening theme of the nostalgic American comedy series, “Happy Days” (1974 – 1984) namely “Rock Around The Clock” … Continue reading

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FOR THE LOVE OF JUDY…

 Cosmic Dwellings proudly presents a special tribute which has been specially-approved by best-selling author, Raymond Benson in collaboration with writer Tony G. Marshall… “Judy is a fantastic character, and Benson absolutely nails the way women write in their diaries. I think this sort of strong woman … Continue reading

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RICHARD, CHARLES & JILES: The Original Albums

The ‘triple’ Rock ‘n’ Roll tragedy that was eventually labelled “The Day The Music Died” encompasses the passing of a trio of pioneering greats who have been the subject of many “how much greater they could have been…” conversations around the world since … Continue reading

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ELTON JOHN: Midsummer Fantastical!

10 Things You Need to Know About Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy By the Editor@EltonJohn.com Before there was Google there was Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy. To explain… For many an Elton fan in 1975, listening … Continue reading

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JIMI HENDRIX: An Ectoplasm of Sound — R.A.H.

‘An ectoplasm of sound’: Jimi Hendrix’s Royal Albert Hall history Posted on Wednesday 24 February 2016 by Lydia Smith – From The Archive Music Guitar hero Jimi Hendrix has a special association with the Royal Albert Hall, with the venue … Continue reading

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