Here’s the first installment of the Power Pop Plus blog’s “30 Reviews in Five Days” project, posting six CD reviews a day on five consecutive days
October 15 marks the 60th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons.” A new five-CD Ford box honors the anniversary.
Roger Waters The Wall, a film that mixes concert footage of a live presentation of The Wall with a documentary that presents the personal cost of war to Roger Waters’ own family, is a gripping piece of cinema that will put the viewer through a myriad of emotions and leave them cursing the horror, the enormous human cost, and the utter futility of war.
The fifth album by A Fragile Tomorrow finds the quartet expanding their musical palette and taking a leap forward in terms of production and performance.
Marc Bolan Presents the Soul Sessions (Light of Love/Easy Action WAXCOCD001) Marc Bolan’s atempts to establish and, in some ways, reinvent himself as a fount of seventies soul authenticity always fell some way short of capturing the public imagination. Both …
One of the many things to love about the Kooks is their willingness to explore all genres and bring it into the now, as proven in this new single.
Blues Images’ annual calendar and CD present vintage blues tracks as well as their original ads. Noted bluesmen like Blind Lemon Jefferson and Blind Willie Johnson appear along with relatively unknown ones.
Given The Who’s recent postponement of their scheduled Fall 2015 North American tour due to Roger Daltrey’s health issues, Fathom Events’ cinema screenings on Thursday, October 8th of The Who’s terrific new concert film, The Who Live In Hyde Park, was well timed.
Here are some John Lennon 12-inch singles to look out for while crate digging at your local record shop. If you find them, give them a try.
On the occasion of John’s 75th birthday, we look at five solo tracks that have sort of been lost in the shuffle, but which still contain healthy doses of the wit, charm, and passion that helped seal John Lennon’s well-deserved reputation as one of the premier artists of the rock and roll era.