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Legends Talk Chuck Berry

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” – John Lennon Sadly and with honor, we’re celebrating the man himself, Chuck Berry! Sure, there has been some debate on who created the Rock N’ Roll sound. Berry, Joe Hill Lewis, Bill Haley, Ike Turner’s Kings Of Rhythm or…

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Snoop Dogg Lavender Clown Ronald Klump

Snoop Dogg exercising his freedom of speech or inciting violence. by Walter Price   N.W.A., Ice-T, John Mellencamp, and many more music artists have had problems with ‘authority’ and have immortalized these frustrations in song. In the cases of N.W.A. and Ice-T, things got a little out of hand. You see, people in charge have this…

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3 Reasons Why Lanie Lane

Lanie Lane isn’t a retro act, she is the real deal. by Walter Price   It is hard to deny the infectious authenticity in the nostalgia-tinged flavors of Australian stick of dynamite, Lanie Lane. A thriving mix of rockabilly, jazz, blues, pop, honky tonk all within one soul. Tracks like “Bang Bang”, “Oh Well That’s What You…

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Billy Momo Says: The importance of daydreaming

Billy Momo #1, daydreaming.   by ORREN (Orren: lead vocal, acoustic guitar, banjo)   As musicians/songwriters/producers/music video directors/artists/photographers (and now even bloggers) like us, there’s a whole lot of extra work to be done, free of charge. At gigs, we’re roadies and drivers as well as musicians. At video shoots, we’re actors as well as directors…

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3 Reasons Why Ball of Confusion In 2017

The Temptations 1970 hit “Ball of Confusion” as fits 2017. by Walter Price   “Ball of Confusion”, the surprise hit protest song from The Temptations in 1970 seems to be as poignant today as it had been at its birth. The psychedelic-soul track written by Motown producer Norman Whitfield (w/ Barrett Strong), conjures up turbulent times of the Nixon…

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Dorothy Gun In My Hand

Dorothy Gun In My Hand single from Dorothy EP & Rockisdead available now. by Walter Price   Los Angeles rock outfit Dorothy has a sound that’s rolled tight in Delta blues à la Sabbath and Zeppelin era heavy Rock N’ Roll. Which is brilliant, especially this personal gateway track I recently discovered titled, “Gun In My Hand”. A track…

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Glen Hansard Eddie Vedder Tour Dates

Glen Hansard Eddie Vedder Tour Dates.   “Sometimes traveling really intensely for a long time is like having a continuous nervous breakdown.” –  Glen Hansard TOUR DATES May 29 Amsterdam, The Netherlands AFAS Live May 30 Amsterdam, The Netherlands AFAS Live June 1 Berlin, Germany Zitadelle June 3 Kvaerndrup, Denmark Heartland Festival, Egeskov Castle* June 6…

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Rock Star Criminals

Rock Star Criminals now at The GTC. by Walter Price   Remember back 2013 when Loudwire reported that founding member and vocalist of As I Lay Dying, Tim Lambesis, was due in Vista, Ca court for murder for hire charges in connections with Lambesis trying to hire someone (an undercover cop) to kill his wife. These charges…