To celebrate the 30th anniversary of “Sweetheart,” the band’s first hit record, a deluxe edition of The Best of Franke & The Knockouts is being released on CD.
If there is a music collectibles category that is increasingly demanding high prices, it is the ’80s, especially hard rock.
1980 offered up one of perhaps the most telling songs and film scores for the decade that would follow.
Who has taken the journey over the years with Journey? Or bands like that. The bands who seem to meander through the years as original members dwindle down until there is like one 50-year-old keyboard player left from the band’s inception who carries on the name?
Now here’s a title to grab one’s attention and get up a lot of people’s noses — and it’s something that author (and Goldmine stalwart) Dave Thompson has been doing effortlessly for years.