Presley finally returned to American on Jan. 20, and the size of his entourage had diminished. Both the musicians and Moman had been put off by the number of Presley’s friends and associates at the first sessions, whose presence seemed to be more of a distraction to Presley.
When released as a single, “Suspicious Minds” would be Presley’s biggest hit in years, and it would quickly become the centerpiece of his live show. Yet the song very nearly wasn’t recorded at all.
by John Curley—Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog. In this blog I will be discussing the best of the music from the UK. I will be covering many genres—rock, pop, electronica, punk, indie—and discussing bands and artists from the classic-rock era all the way up to today.
Marillion, in the late ’80s, was under record-label pressure to come up with a hit single, and 1991’s “Holidays In Eden” album remains, perhaps, the band’s most pop-oriented album.
Little Boots began her tour of North America with a spectacular sold-out show at NYC’s Highline Ballroom on the same day that her debut album, Hands, received its American release.
Loaded with Beatles collectibles, including a Ringo Starr RIAA Gold Record Award for “Rubber Soul,” The Rockin’ Hot Summer Auction hosted by Backstage Auctions will feature items from the collection of radio and television industry veteran Denny Somach. Other highlights include a rare Sex Pistols single and several thousand promo sings.
In the shark-infested waters of the recording industry, James and his band, the Shondells, kept up with changing times to create some of the most enduring music of the ’60s
An epic, shoot-for-the-moon band like U2 — with a lead singer who actually believes that rock ’n’ roll can, if not save the world, then at least change it for the better — deserves a book as dense with detail and insight as Matt McGee’s.