Archive for the ‘News’ Category

In September 2017, Bancroft Press will be releasing Elizabeth Leiknes’ “Black Eyed Susan,” an irreverent homage to the Wizard of Oz. In her third novel, Leiknes asks the questions: What would you do if you only had a few months left to live? For Susan Spector, she’s going to go find the rainbow, and possibly   Read More …

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Today is about Ringo Starr, the fab Beatle,  the drummer, the artist, the actor, the genius, the mentor. Let’s celebrate Ringo by discovering 10 new facts about him: 1.He occasionally sang lead vocals, usually for one song on an album, including “With a Little Help from My Friends”, “Yellow Submarine” and their cover of “Act Naturally”.   Read More …

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Much to the excitement of prog music fans worldwide, legendary Curved Air violinist Darryl Way is releasing a new Concept Album/Rock Opera called “Underworld” on June 21st. “Underworld” is released in 2 versions: “Underworld Rock Opera Complete” which is the whole show with dialogue and narration and “Underworld Rock Opera the Songs” which just contains the songs.   Says Darryl, “Having   Read More …

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The British film director and pop promo auteur Peter Whitehead’s kaleidoscopic 1967 documentary is a vivid and controversial snapshot of the height of London’s “Swinging” era.    Featuring interviews with a diverse selection of iconic figures in British and international pop culture – from artists such as David Hockney and Alan Aldridge, through to actors   Read More …

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Proud Galleries announce ‘Terence Spencer: A Lasting Impression’, a playful retrospective exploring the youth and vivacity of one of Britain’s most defining decades. This unique exhibition features the many faces, fashions and sounds of the Swinging Sixties with prints showcasing iconic stars in their prime alongside the beauty of ordinary life and everyday style. Born   Read More …

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From the Sunset Strip to the White House and stadiums throughout the NFL, Jim Pons’ journey through rock and roll to filming professional football becomes a one-of-a kind spiritual autobiography. “Hard Core Love” connects the dots behind the scenes of Jim’s years with The Turtles, Frank Zappa and The New York Jets, all of which lead to   Read More …

Categories: News, Stories of artists

Amazing news for oldies fans: the grooviest cruise of 2018! The music, the memories and the spirit of the love generation will come together once again when the 2018 Flower Power Cruise sets sail from February 24 through March 3, 2018.  A vacation experience for everyone who was a part of the movement – or   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

A collection of images of some of the most iconic people in the entertainment business goes on sale this April at Duke’s Auction House, Dorchester. The sale stars at 10am on April 13th with viewing on April 11th an 12th. The property of veteran picture editor John Halsall, the collection comprises a huge variety of   Read More …

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On April 13th, 1954, the American singer Bill Haley recorded the song “Rock Around the Clock”. This was the beginning of a new era of nonconformism and creativity. The rock’n’Roll’s essence is made up of a series of immortal artists: Bill Haley, Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley or the Fab Four –   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry died on Saturday, March 18th, at the age of 90.

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