Ken Sharp – New Mourning (Jet Fighter Records) Ken Sharp is recognized as something of a renaissance man in the pop music world. In addition to being a well-respected and best-selling author (with excellent books about power pop, John Lennon, …
The third installment of the five-volume series “Play On! Power Pop Heroes” is slated for release in October. Here is an excerpt from The Romantics chapter.
Tons of excellent records have surfaced over the past several months, both new releases and on the reissue front. Let’s dig right in, shall we?
Blondie returned to their New York City home for a show on Tuesday night, August 31st at the Nokia Theatre Times Square and, as always, delivered a set that left the hometown crowd very happy.
Douglas Lars Fieger, 57, lead singer of the rock group The Knack and composer of the 1979 No. 1 hit “My Sharona,” passed away at his Woodland Hills, Calif., home on Feb. 14, 2010. Fieger had battled lung cancer for six years. He had outlived — for many, many years — his doctors’ prognoses.