The DVD presents the programs exactly as they appeared that night and illustrations of how the pace of television has changed.
by John M. Borack Apple Jam Off the Beatle Track Roseta Productions (884501189064) Grade: ****1/2 Off the Beatle Track showcases authentic and affectionate Merseybeat re-creations of 14 tracks that John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned during the Beatles’ early years …
Guitarist and co-leader, John Zambetti, tells how the new album,“Queens’ English,” became a classic British Invasion reunion.
Through interviews with friends, family, and associates, vintage video clips and photos, and dramatic re-enactments, the tale of the death of one of rock’s liveliest personalities, The Who’s Keith Moon, is examined.
The 20-something chaps in the band Locksley embrace both power pop and the sounds of the ‘60s while infusing a slightly reckless, “let’s have some fun” feel.
The best part about working for Christie’s is when unexpected rock and roll items come through the door and turn out to have great historical significance
During the initial onslaught of the British Invasion, as The Beatles and The Dave Clark Five slugged it out for the devotion of America’s masses, a cuddly quintet, Herman’s Hermits, practically usurped them both. Neither as adept nor as savvy as their competition, they were assured continuing chart success via the astute guidance of producer Mickey Most and a reliable arsenal of songwriting support.
It’s a Thursday night, and a fiery band with a British Invasion-vibe has taken the stage at the long and narrow Lucky Lounge in downtown Austin, Texas.
Like many port cities, Liverpool was a rough-and-tumble town in the late ’50s and early ’60s.
To get out of dreary old England and see the world, a young, streetwise Gerry Marsden figured he had only two options: Either learn to box or take up an instrument.
Here’s the thing about stardom: You cannot predict when, or if, it will ever happen.
So, if really, really good fortune does come your way, you can’t say, “No, thank you. I’ll wait for the next bus to come along.” You’ve got to grab the golden ring while you can.