There are plenty of books that make good music history guides for British Rock. Gillian G. Gaar explores this year’s most interesting releases.
The one song where John Parr made a real mark in the rock world.
Fifty years ago, the Monterey International Pop Festival was a key event of the “Summer of Love.” Here’s a look back at one of rock’s most memorable music festivals.
Following the success of the four 7” singles box sets from The Who, MAXIMUM As & Bs presents all of the bands A sides, B sides and EPs in one place for the very first time.
Here are selected reviews from Goldmine’s February 2017 issue, including The Who, The Rolling Stones, The Searchers, Kate Bush, Jerry Garcia, Quick Picks and more.
This reissue of The Who’s explosive 1965 debut album, “My Generation,” is quite spectacular. It captures the Shepherd’s Bush-based quartet as they were morphing from an R&B cover band to the Mod band.
The Who pulled out all of the stops at their outstanding show on Saturday, March 19th at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.
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.
A round-up of the books, reissues, box sets and new releases that kept us spinning (and cycling) all year long…. BOOKS Attila the Stockbroker – Arguments Yard: My Autobiography (Cherry Red Books) Subtitled “35 Years of Ranting Verse and Thrash …
John Batdorf proves the timelessness of the Beatles; The Who reach their expiration date; the `Songs Of Aloha’ soundtrack is better than that awful movie.