Tag Archives: Seventies

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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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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“FANTASTIC PLANET” (1973) | Weird Fiction Review

Knowing the Alien: René Laloux’s “Fantastic Planet” by Matthew Pridham A father and his daughter, while strolling through a field, come across a tiny orphaned creature. The poor thing’s mother has just been killed by a callous group of children and the girl takes … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY’S Guitars | Official Graceland Blog

Elvis Presley’s Guitars Posted by Elvis Presley’s Graceland on Dec 30, 2015 It’s hard to picture Elvis Presley without a guitar in his hand.From his iconic first album cover to his many movies, from the ’68 Special to “Aloha from … Continue reading

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GEORGE HARRISON: “All Things Must Pass” – An Appreciation – uDiscover

Classic album is a term that’s used way too much when describing records from the golden era of rock music; of course, one person’s classic album is another’s long-forgotten record, but we think that without fear of contradiction George Harrison’s … Continue reading

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HEART: Hall of Fame Flashback | Fender Artist News

Written by Brian Howe – Fender Artist News, 2013 There were a lot of things that made Heart stand out among the giants of 1970s hard rock. With a unique style that braided metal, rock and folk together in a wiry … Continue reading

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‘SHAKY’ and THE SUNSETS: Legends in the ‘Rockhouse’

“Long before the Stray Cats, Matchbox, Polecats, Jets and all the now well known Rockabilly bands, there was Shakin’ Stevens and The Sunsets. Their music was Rockabilly.” – Paul Barrett, 1981. The late 60’s and early 70’s Rock ‘n’ Roll … Continue reading

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THE WHO – A Love Affair With Festivals | uDiscover

Given the way history is often written you may well be surprised to hear that The Who’s first major festival performance was not at The Monterey Pop Festival in 1967, but two years earlier, in August 1965 when they co-headlined … Continue reading

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THE ROLLING STONES: “Sticky Fingers” | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers Rolling Stones; 1971/2015 By Mark Richardson; June 19, 2015   The story of the Baby Boomers, and their movement from adolescence to adulthood, has been documented and re-told endlessly. And few bands represent that story, and the move … Continue reading

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T. REX No. 1 That Took Four Years – uDiscover

Tyrannosaurus Rex would understandably have thought they’d cracked it when their first album, the expansively-titled ‘My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair…But Now They’re Content to Wear Stars on Their Brows’ hit the UK charts. Released in … Continue reading

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