Goldmine spoke with Ron Dante (The Archies) about his recording, producing, performing career and this year’s Happy Together tour.
Here are a dozen reviews of new and recent releases. Lots of cool stuff for your potential listening pleasure, so check ’em out! Brett Harris – Up in the Air I began looking forward to this release after checking out …
As I feverishly work on a new column with a slew of reviews, here are a few older ones that for some reason never saw the light of day: write-ups of a few cool power pop reissues from 2015.
by John M. Borack It’s always a beautiful thing when great musicians get together for a great cause, and that very thing occurred in North Hollywood, CA earlier this year when a talented and eclectic array of more than 50 …
Don Kirshner could smell a hit from a mile away. His music empire created hundreds of hits and provided the soundtrack for much of the ’50s and ’60s.
Sugary-sweet songs sank their hooks into music history, thanks to artists like The Archies, The Village People, The Lemon Pipers and The 1910 Fruitgum Company.
Rock promoter Don Kirshner dies in Florida at age 76.
TV theme songs used to have an importance which seems to have faded these days
Despite the floundering economy, it’s still a busy Christmas for new music. Some of these will cheer you up, and others, well, won’t. So without further introduction, and with emphasis on “exclusive” versions, let’s plunge into some of 2008’s holiday releases.