Todd Rundgren has been a major record seller, producer and innovator in almost every phase of the music industry, but has yet to receive a call from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Daryl Hall & John Oates, one of the most successful duos in the history of Rock & Roll, continue to be ignored by the Hall of Fame – Say It Isn’t So!
News of the week, covering everything from Lilith and Ozzfest to Stuart Moxham of the Young Marble Giants.
Long before The Beatles, The Beach Boys, Todd Rundgren and Phil Spector — the people most often credited with revolutionizing modern pop — Les Paul created the solid-body electric guitar and was wowing the masses with amazing multi-tracked music.
Rock ’n’ roll and Egyptology have long been fairly substantial companions. Not one of them, however, ever shared the convictions of Ramases, a central heating salesman from Sheffield, England, who believed himself to be the reincarnation of an Egyptian god and who, in the heady days of late 1960s England, found a lot of other people ready to believe him as well.
A Wizard, A True Star was such an abrupt about-face for Todd Rundgren after the 1972 pop classic Something/Anything? that some wondered if he was hell-bent on committing career hari-kari. More than three decades later, Rundgren is, once again, throwing the dogs off the scent with Arena.