Category Archives: Rock

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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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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PRINCE and 3rdEyeGirl | Music | The Guardian

3RDEYEGIRL on Prince, ping pong and women in music who ‘treat their bodies like meat’ The purple one’s all-female band on his legendary work ethic, life at Paisley Park and why you should always look like a star… 3rdEyeGirl (left to … Continue reading

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GRACE SLICK presents Monterey and Woodstock | Limelight Agency

~ Grace Slick Presents Monterey Pop ~ 1. Unknown (Drug Dealer) 2. Marty Balin (*JA singer) 3. Jorma Kaukonen 4. Janis Joplin 5. Ghandi 6. Jack Casady (*JA Bass) 7. Otis Redding 8. (Mama) Cass Elliot 9. Pete Townshend 10. … Continue reading

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LAURA!

“WHEN YOU ROLL THE DICE THERE’S A LESSON LEARNT – IF YOU PLAY WITH FIRE, WELL YOU’RE GONNA GET BURNT!” –  ‘Irate’ song lyrics/music Copyright © Laura Wilde/Brian Canham. “Music in the Blood” – New Short Essay “Sold My Soul” – Updated Album Review … Continue reading

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