The British rocker known as The Modfather showed why he earned that nickname with a terrific show in Manhattan on Tuesday, October 3rd that featured songs from throughout his four-decade career in music.
Den Davis, co-curator of The Jam’s About The Young Idea exhibition in Liverpool, discusses the exhibition, his collection of Jam memorabilia, and other topics in a Q&A.
Genesis Publications iBook version of “Into Tomorrow,” a rich tome covering Paul Weller’s solo years, is a nice alternative to the limited-edition, leather-bound print of the book.
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.
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.
Nicky Weller, the sister of The Jam’s frontman Paul Weller and co-curator of the exhibition on The Jam that is currently being held at London’s Somerset House, discussed the exhibition in an e-mail Q&A with Goldmine.
The Modfather and his stellar band played a great set at NYC’s Terminal 5 on Friday, June 12th, in spite of the heat and humidity as well as a sometimes indifferent crowd.
Goldmine Magazine’s Hall Of Fame inducts newly eligible Nirvana, classics Dinah Washington, Hank Ballard, Patsy Cline and Gene Vincent along with Jimmy Buffett and more
Paul Weller performed a terrific set at New York City’s Webster Hall on Friday, July 26th that mixed solo songs with tunes from the catalogs of The Jam and The Style Council.
Ray Davies, Suzanne Vega, Paul Weller, The Zombies, and Corinne Bailey Rae are among the artists that were featured on the first series of BBC Radio 4’s Mastertapes. The Mastertapes program presents artists discussing and performing songs from an album that was vitally important to their career.