If you were a British musical act trying to make it in America, you didn’t have a prayer until The Beatles broke. Here are some of the memorable picture sleeves of the eras.
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.
Goldmine Magazine, home of the world’s largest music collectibles marketplace, announces its eighth group of inductees in its recently established Hall of Fame
We’ve turned our Market Watch countdown all the way up to 11 — but for a good cause. We’ve got Hank Mobley two-fer, and we wanted to give another artist a chance to shine in the spotlight, too. What else made the cut?
Even the greatest musicians are still vulnerable to making some really crappy live recordings. Here’s Goldmine’s list of some of the biggest offenders.
BBC Radio 2’s In Concert program broadcast an excellent 2009 show by The Pretenders that can now be heard on demand on the station’s Web site.
The Searchers, Troggs & Zombies are three more British Invasion bands the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame should consider
Congratulations to the winners of week three of our final week of the Kinks Goldmine Giveaway! They have each won “Kinks Kontroversy” Deluxe Edition.
Each week, until May 18, win a CD-Deluxe Edition Kinks album from UMe!
The Kinks weren’t as successful or instantly influential as some bands of the 1960s. But their musical statements made an impact then and still hold up today