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La Chanson du Vendredi #143

Bonjour bonjour chers lecteurs et amoureux de la musique. J’espère que vous allez bien en cette froide période et que vous profitez de cet hiver pour bouquiner et écouter de la musique, sous la couette, sans culpabiliser. Eh oui, hiberner n&...
by Songe d'une nuit d'été on Dec 9, 2016

Bo Diddley used a canny sense of PR to open the door for modern rock and hip hop

The famous "shave-and-a-haircut, two-bits" beat didn't start with Bo Diddley, who died on June 3, 2008. Through sheer force of will, he made it his own.
by Something Else Reviews on Jun 4, 2015

Inside Booker T. and the MGs’ stirring ’90s-era comeback: ‘It went by like a rocket’

A single moment propelled Booker T. and the MGs toward a long-deserved return to the spotlight in the 1990s. Steve Cropper remembers.
by Something Else Reviews on May 9, 2015

Left Lane Cruiser, “Dirty Spliff Blues,” from Dirty Spliff Blues (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

In advising not to mix marijuana with tobacco in your blunt, Left Lane Cruiser is graciously handing out a pro tip. And some more damned nice 'n' dirty rock and roll, too.
by Something Else Reviews on May 7, 2015

Left Lane Crusier, “Dirty Spliff Blues,” from Dirty Spliff Blues (2015): Something Else! sneak peek

In advising not to mix marijuana with tobacco in your blunt, Left Lane Cruiser is graciously handing out a pro tip. And some more damned nice 'n' dirty rock and roll, too.
by Something Else Reviews on May 7, 2015

It’s unclear when, or if, Booker T. and the MGs will record again: ‘I’m not saying never’

Silent for more than two decades now, Booker T. and the MGs have lost another member since their most recent studio project.
by Something Else Reviews on Apr 2, 2015

City and Colour - Little Hell

(source) Here’s another shout out to my wife’s wonderful taste in music. This next act was introduced to me a few years ago from my wife, an act that has expanded from one solo artist to a whole band. After several listens to his albums, I s...
by Keno's Album Review on Apr 2, 2015

Silk Degrees launched Boz Scaggs’ solo career, and Toto too: ‘So much talent and invention’

Boz Scaggs released his biggest-ever hit this month in 1976, providing the big-bang moment for an up-and-coming band named Toto along the way.
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 30, 2015

Portugal. The Man - Church Mouth

(source)Continuing the theme of the year 2007 from my last post, I'd like to next mention a band I found through a classmate in college. After discussing music with a friend, he immediately suggested this next band, a band he considered his favori...
by Keno's Album Review on Mar 25, 2015

Does Steve Cropper ever grow weary of his most familiar hits?: ‘Some guys don’t like to do the same thing’

Steve Cropper has been playing "Midnight Hour," "Green Onions" and "Soul Man" for decades. It'd be understandable if he became tired of them.
by Something Else Reviews on Mar 7, 2015

Rare Earth – The Millennium Collection: The Best Of Rare Earth (2001): On Second Thought

This collection of early Rare Earth favorites returns us to a period when rock music prompted people to listen, learn and react.
by Something Else Reviews on Jan 24, 2015

Cailyn - Voyager

(source) Being on the constant search for new music, I have found myself finding some creative artists and bands across many genres of rock. This next artist I found on Twitter as I was randomly searching for new progressive rock music. When I f...
by Keno's Album Review on Jan 22, 2015

Jeff Buckley - Grace

(source) Far too many times in the rock music community do we lose an artist before their prime. From Jimi Hendrix to Kurt Cobain, we all have had to suffer through their loss, and the lack of future hits that were never made. The thing about mu...
by Keno's Album Review on Jan 20, 2015

Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Queen + U2, others: Gimme Five

We celebrate Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Queen, Public Enemy, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and more.
by Something Else Reviews on Jan 19, 2015

Cream – Strange Brew

Cream was more of a great singles band than an album one and this is one of their greatest singles. Even outside of it’s context as the immersive opener on Disraeli Gears, “Strange Brew” is a cool, sexy groove of a song, psychedelia...
by For The Sake of The Song on Jan 2, 2015

Cream – Strange Brew

Cream was more of a great singles band than an album one and this is one of their greatest singles. Even outside of it’s context as the immersive opener on Disraeli Gears, “Strange Brew” is a cool, sexy groove of a song, psychedelia...
by For The Sake of The Song on Jan 2, 2015

This is the End of End of the Game…

It’s been an exciting two years writing on this blog and I still can’t believe it’s had over a million views! I want to personally thank everyone for taking the time to stop past and read some of the crap I’ve … Continu...
by End of the Game on Nov 20, 2014

This is the End of End of the Game…

It’s been an exciting two years writing on this blog and I still can’t believe it’s had over a million views! I want to personally thank everyone for taking the time to stop past and read some of the crap I’ve … Continu...
by End of the Game on Nov 20, 2014

Dire Straits - Discografia Download

BiografiaFoi uma banda de rock formada em 1977 por Mark Knopfler (guitarra e vocais), seu irmão David Knopfler (guitarra), John Illsley (baixo) e Pick Withers (bateria).O Dire Straits gravou e lançou seu primeiro e auto-intitulado álbum em 1978 em...
by CoisasDoRock on Oct 31, 2014

Blind Melon

Californian rock band that temporarily broke up when singer Shannon Hoon passed away shortly after the release of the second album.There are those who maintain that the band name is mentioned in cult music film Spinal Tap, but this has to be called i...
by Band Name Explained on Oct 31, 2014


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