Category Archives: Rock

THE BEACH BOYS – “The Smile Sessions” | Album Reviews | Consequence of Sound

BY MICHAEL ROFFMAN ON NOVEMBER 03, 2011, 12:00PM “Say, ‘Oh no, I’m stuck in my french horn.’” “It’s me. Brian. I’m in the microphone. It’s not a buzz. I’m really in here. I’m not kidding.” “Swim, swim, fishy. Swim, swim, fishy.” … Continue reading

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“GOLD1E” – The Concept Album

– Cosmic Dwellings interviews “GOLD1E“ writer, Tony G. Marshall about the idea behind the concept album of lyrical prose dedicated to his main character’s timeline of short stories – Cosmic Dwellings: What inspired you to create an additional project for … Continue reading

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THE JUKEBOX: Put Another Nickel In… | uDiscover

“We had these little juke joints, little taverns at that time. On a weekend there was this little place in the alley that would stay open all night. We called them Saturday night fish fries, they had two or three … Continue reading

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SO JUST WHAT WAS THE FIRST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RECORD? – uDiscover

“My man rocks me with one steady roll.” – Trixie Smith, 1922 Rock and roll is as old as mankind and the first rock ‘n’ roll record was Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats’ ‘Rocket 88’ recorded at Sam Phillips’ … Continue reading

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THE BAND: ‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed | somethingelsereviews.com

‘The Last Waltz’ was nearly derailed, time and again: ‘It was like throwing the dice’ APRIL 7, 2015 BY NICK DERISO The on-screen stars of The Last Waltz, simply galvanizing throughout, are Rick Danko and Robbie Robertson. They come off in Martin … Continue reading

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BOLAN Gives His Fans ‘HOT LOVE’ – uDiscover

It was ‘Ride A White Swan’ that lit the fire, and ‘Hot Love’ that set T. Rex ablaze. 44 years ago today, the band’s second big hit single gave Marc Bolan what he had always dreamed of: his first No. … Continue reading

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PINK FLOYD: ‘The Wall’ Turns 35 – Roger Waters Revisits Pink Floyd’s Enduring Rock Opus | Billboard

Billboard Touring Awards: Roger Waters, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen Win Big Pink Floyd’s The Wall — a dark and enduring rock masterpiece that deals with personal alienation juxtaposed against a backdrop of war and government corruption — has been presented … Continue reading

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DEEP PURPLE: Rock & Classical Married – uDiscover

These days we’re very used to the worlds of rock and classical music coming together. In 1969, for the most part, they lived at very different addresses, until the composing genius of Jon Lord brought them together in the groundbreaking … Continue reading

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BILL HALEY – “Rock Around The Clock” | This Day In Music

The first Rock ‘n’ Roll star. Haley was one of the earliest acts to bring rock and roll to the attention of white America and the rest of the world. He sold over 60 million records during his career. As … Continue reading

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BRYAN ADAMS Remembers The Fifth Of November – uDiscover

  November 5 is a significant date in the life of Bryan Adams. On this day in 1984, the Canadian rock star and acclaimed photographer released his multi-million-selling ‘Reckless’ album, on his 25th birthday. So congratulations are in order, as … Continue reading

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