Goldmine Magazine’s Hall of Fame’s latest inductions once again embrace giants from a host of genres, Electronic, Country, R&B, Doowop & light Jazz
by John M. Borack Various Artists: “International Pop Overthrow, Volume 18″ Pop Geek Heaven (PGH-37) Grade: ***1/2 The International Pop Overthrow CD collection – which for the past several years has included a whopping 65+ tracks on three discs – …
The year in British music in 2015 was exceptional, featuring great works by Paul Weller, Blur, Noel Gallagher, and Adele, terrific retrospectives on The Jam, an excellent tour by The Who, and fantastic films chronicling the career of Amy Winehouse and Roger Waters’ concert version of The Wall.
He was an international rock star. The problem was he was also bi-polar and eschewed treatment for acceptance of his condition. Thus, he lived to 35. But what he accomplished in that short time will never be duplicated again. “Jaco,” the movie, lays it all out.
2015 was a good year for Americana releases, especially the American primitive kind.
A long lost Roy Orbison album & the returns of Jack Scott & the Pixies Three brighten the holiday season for collectors
Lance Canales’ new album “The Blessing and the Curse” is a great addition to recent Americana releases
Goldmine presents the video premiere of the January 2014 concert held in Los Angeles to pay tribute to the music of Ringo Starr, who was presented with the Lifetime of Peace & Love Award by director David Lynch.
by John M. Borack The following is an edited and re-written version of a piece that was originally included in my book, John Lennon: Life is What Happens (Krause Publications, 2010). It was a typical Monday evening in December which quickly …
Director Beth Harrington’s new documentary “The Winding Stream” presents the First Family of country music, the Carter Family.