Much to the excitement of music fans worldwide, Kinks legend Dave Davies will be releasing a new live album titled “Rippin Up New York City: Live at the City Winery” on September 4, 2015 on Red River which is distributed by Sony/RED. The recordings were culled from two exciting live performances by Dave and his   Read More …

One of the precious doo-wops I often listen is “Magic Kiss”. It’s one of my favorite oldie of them all and I’m thrilled each time I listen to it. This song is so vivid and strong that it simply makes me wanna get up and dance. These voices are so deep and electrifying so they made me wonder   Read More …

The Bearpit Brothers offered me the honour to listen in advance the songs of their new EP. Their last EP I’ve listened was whimsically presented on OldiesMusicBlog. The Bearpit Brothers have moved on a few years since the first EP – now we are in the early 1960s. Probably a tiny bit more pop than   Read More …

The Platters promote, in partnership with PledgeMusic, a nationwide message of peace and harmony by leading a People’s Recording Project titled E-Peace: America in Harmony! By pledging and pre-ordering, you’ll be making history while getting behind-the-scenes media updates from our tours and studio sessions! Additionally, 100% of net will be used to fund the 2015   Read More …

Happy birthday, sweet 75! Ringo is mobbed by fans on Miami Beach during The Beatles’ first tour of the USA (GETTY IMAGES) 51 years later: Ringo speaks to his fans during a “Peace & Love” event to celebrate his 75th birthday in Los Angeles, California (REUTERS)  

There’s nothing like sitting on your porch on a hot summer day, a cold drink in hand, practicing your favourite tunes on guitar. If you’ve made it a personal goal this summer to conquer the catalogue of Elvis Presley, Bo Diddley and Chuck Berry, you may have some fun but challenging work ahead of you.   Read More …

They were four young men hired by Hollywood to play a make-believe band. The Monkees were instant international superstars. At one point, they even succeeded in selling more than The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. “We’d like to thank The Beatles for starting it all up for us”, they said.

The Beatles made history on this day as the only act ever to monopolize the chart’s top five positions: No. 1: “Can’t Buy Me Love” No. 2: “Twist and Shout” No. 3: “She Loves You” No. 4: “I Want to Hold Your Hand” No. 5: “Please Please Me” In the same Top 100 of April,   Read More …

The thrilling adventure of The Troggs continues thanks to Chris Allen, the artist who fronts the band since 2012. He was so kind to offer an exclusive interview for OldiesMusicBlog.com, on how he succeeded in keeping the music and the legend alive. He really had an astonishing musical journey, from covering “Wild Thing” with school friends at 13 to being today the   Read More …

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