So you can go see the artists you love for free with Rukkus! How? Here you go: 1) Send a quick email at giveaway@rukkus.com with a four sentence poem describing your favorite live music experience (+1 entry) 2) Tweet “I just entered to win $200 in concert tickets from rukkus.com #jointherukkus” (+1 entry) The contest   Read More …

Adding to the series of Eric Clapton reissues, Marshall Blonstein’s Audio Fidelity will be releasing Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert on 180gm limited edition Vinyl LP and Time Pieces on Limited Edition Hybrid SACD. Other than one appearance in August 1971 at George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh, Eric Clapton had not been heard from until Pete Townshend   Read More …

Exhibit Records announces the release of a Special 50th Anniversary Numbered Limited Edition album of Trini Lopez, “At PJ’s.” The 200 gram vinyl record is beautifully presented in a sturdy old style gatefold jacket featuring the original album art work and for the first time includes the lyrics to all the tunes. The back of   Read More …

Name: Sylvia Country: UK   What music decade do you prefer? ’60s Do you ever find yourself listening to ‘50s, ‘60s or ‘70s music? Yes! Can you please name the first band from these decades that pops into your mind right now? The Hollies (as I’ve just booked tickets for my annual Hollies’ gig!) Do   Read More …

In a sunny October, 58 years later: Marilyn Monroe and Queen Elizabeth (both 30 at the time) meet at a movie premier in London – October 1956 (Reddit.com). Angelina Jolie is presented with the Insignia of an Honorary Dame Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George by Queen Elizabeth   Read More …

At the height of his fame, John Lennon would reminisce about the Liverpool pubs he loved as a young lad. Here are the four Liverpool pubs John loved: 1. The Grapes, Mathew Street The Grapes is a compact pub in the narrow City Centre alley called Mathew Street. Today, the cobbled pathway is legendary, but   Read More …

Name: Irina Age: 28 Occupation: Marketer City: NY   What music decade do you prefer? Mostly ’80s Do you ever find yourself listening to ‘50s, ‘60s or ‘70s music? Yes! Can you please name the first band from these decades that pops into your mind right now? Jackson 5 Do you have a favourite oldies   Read More …

Name: Charlotte Fontaine – The Fontaines Age: 19 Occupation: Singer – Songwriter City: Los Angeles   What music decade do you prefer? 50’s, 60’s, 70’s Do you ever find yourself listening to ‘50s, ‘60s or ‘70s music? Sure Can you please name the first band from these decades that pops into your mind right now? 50’s- The Platters; 60’s-   Read More …

The new section of OldiesMusicBlog.com – Oldies Chat – begins today with a vintage-flavoured girl whose birthday is just now. This section will present mini-interviews about oldies music & times with enchanting people. Name: Roxana Diba, better known as Dibette Age: 26 years old Occupation: PR specialist City: Bucharest   What music decade do you prefer? It’s   Read More …

On August 22nd, 1969, two days after their final recording session, the Beatles gathered at Tittenhurst Park, where John Lennon and Yoko Ono resided, for a photo shoot they didn’t realize would be their last — an instance of those bittersweet “unknown lasts” that wedge themselves between our lived experience and our memory, sometimes violently   Read More …

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