Category Archives: Music

The Ed Sullivan Show Was Not First With The Beatles

Jack Paar Featured The Beatles One Month Before Sullivan With Beatlemania nostalgia peaking this month, it is interesting to take note of something that seems to be a common misperception, that the Beatles made their prime time American TV debut … Continue reading

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The Worst Vegas Lounge Act – EVER!

Jon Thor Covering (Butchering) Sweet’s Hard Rock Classic “Action” What is the worst cover song of all time? Of course that is subjective and debatable, but this may be it. If you can stay with this five minute video, it … Continue reading

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Five 1970′s Rock Songs About Losing Your Virginity

Those Naughty 70′s Songs Rock lyrics tell stories. Many times those stories are about love. Often they are about sex. Rarely are they about virginity. If they are, the lyrics are cloaked in the language of teenage angst. In the … Continue reading

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Rock n’ Roll Deaths In April 2013

Andy Johns, Led Zeppelin and Rolling Stones Right Hand Man; Storm Thorgerson, Album Cover Creator Extraordinaire; Christina Amphlett, Lead Singer Divinyls; All Die in April April has been a bad month for the world of rock ‘n roll, as death … Continue reading

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Clive Burr, Iron Maiden Drummer Dies At 56

Clive Burr – Iron Maiden’s Masterful And Highly Underrated Drummer Passes Away Clive Burr, who was Iron Maiden’s drummer from 1979-1982, died in his sleep at his home in London, England on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. He had been in … Continue reading

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I Hear You Knockin’ But You Can’t Come In

Smiley Lewis And Early Rock n’ Roll There are controversies over what song marks the birth of rock’ roll. Rather than engage in a protracted debate or discussion, I thought it would be good to just take a look at … Continue reading

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Classic Hollywood #15

Mad Men, Murder And The Duke – 1967 Before Robert Morse became known to a generation of television viewers as Mad Men agency head Bertram Cooper, he had a distinguished stage and movie career. The Loved One (1965) a disturbing … Continue reading

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12 Great Heavy Metal Albums From The 80′s That Are Under The Radar (Part 2)

Great Metal Albums from the 1980′s That Have Been Forgotten Continuing our article from Part 1 of twelve metal albums from the 1980′s you should check out: 1986 – Metal Church – The Dark (Elektra) Metal Church put out great … Continue reading

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12 Great Heavy Metal Albums From The 80′s That Are Under The Radar (Part 1)

Great Metal Albums from the 1980′s That Have Been Forgotten Still one of the most exciting things for me is to be introduced to great music that I have never heard before. It doesn’t matter if it was made this … Continue reading

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Great Band Publicity Photo And Video

Ensoku – Deserving Worldwide Attention Rarely will my mouth hang open in disbelief. I’m too jaded. This photograph of the visual kei band Ensoku with the nightmare Disneyesque theme did not make my jaw drop. But their music video did. … Continue reading

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