Whatever Happened To Grace Jones?
Some years ago, I frequented Limelight, a dance club on the upper northwest side of Atlanta. On one particular Saturday afternoon, the place was charged in anticipation of a rare live performance by Grace Jones, the contralto pop diva. It was an exciting time for those of us who loved to dance because disco was still alive and kicking, having not yet seen its full demise.
RetroHistory: Woodstock (One) Opens
Metallica: St. Anger
The band that put the Metal in Heavy Metal returns with one of their heaviest albums yet. It is a return to the early days of Metallica, resembling their first album, Kill 'Em All. Unlike their albums of the past decade, there isn't a single mellow song on this new release. It is simple flat out full throttle metal guitar with the hardest drumming Lars Ulrich has turned out in years. This album is all about, hard and fast, straight down-to-business heavy metal.
Close to You
Posted in Musicology
|On 7 January 1924, George Gershwin completed his first major classical work, the incomparable score of Rhapsody in Blue. Composed for for orchestra and piano, it was first orchestrated by Ferde Grofé and premiered by Paul Whiteman's concert band in New York. Without question, Rhapsody in Blue has proved to be Gershwin's most recognized and popular work.|
1969 Woodstock Festival - A Memorable Dream
The 1969 Woodstock Festival in upstate New York was an event that changed the world. It was the first time that so many people gathered together to listen to music in an outdoor setting. It was historic because of the sheer volume of people (estimates are 450,000) who attended and because of the performers who took the stage. Instead of just being a concert, it became an event. The cultural significance of Woodstock cannot be overlooked.
Unlimited Movies, Music, Television Downloads
Movie downloads are a good way to get the latest movies quickly and without the hassles of traveling to the video store. Now you can download all your favorite movies, music, and television shows, without limit!
The Beatles and Epiphone Guitars
The Beatles may well be arguably the worlds biggest ever band. Musically from the early 1960's to the end of their career they covered an array of different music styles from the jangly pop of their early days to the psychedelia of their latter albums. To cover all these different sounds they needed a broad range of instruments.
Led Zeppelin: The #1 Rock & Roll Band of All Time
| LED ZEPPELIN|
Black Dog | Boogie With Stu | Dazed And Confused | Immigrant Song
Kashmir | The Lemon Song | Rock N Roll | Ramble On
Communication Breakdown | The Battle of Evermore
Whole Lotta Love | When The Levee Breaks | Ten Years Gone
The Song Remains The Same
I've been in rock and roll all my life, and I'm well aware that the Rolling Stones have been called the best rock and roll band. Don't get me wrong because I love Mick and the Stones, and the Beatles were my major musical influence, but here's why I think that Led Zeppelin is the best rock and roll band of all time: