Future Artists announces the intention to make a feature length documentary film about ‘The Beatles’, following their exploits during the Hamburg years from 1960 through to 1962. The Beatles ‘ Young and Reckless in Hamburg’ (working title) A project that has been 6 months in development thus far at Future Artists HQ, we feel it   Read More …

John and Cynthia Lennon (1962) John and Yoko Lennon (1969) George and Pattie Boyd (1966) Honeymoon in Barbados: Pattie Boyd and Eric Clapton (1979) Paul and Linda McCartney (1969) Ringo and Maureen (1965) Ringo and Barbara (1981)

Jimmy Beaumont Jimmy Beaumont was only 17 when he co-wrote The Skyliners biggest hits Since I Don’t Have You and This I Swear. Their songs were released nationally Februrary 16, 1959 and marked the beginning of a long and successful career for the group, but especially for Jimmy who still thrills audiences with his beautiful   Read More …

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Veta Gardner is the manager of The Coasters and wife of Carl Gardner, the original lead singer and founder. Veta and The Coasters are now recording again after over 40 years not being into a studio. Veta Gardner was very kind to offer an exclusive interview to OldiesMusicBlog. OldiesMusicBlog: How do people perceive today the   Read More …

Between the years of 1973 and 1977, John Denver was one of the most popular names in the music scene. With a large fan following, he was able to dominate charts. After John Denver passed in a tragic plane crash, lead guitarist Steve Weisberg started a tribute band, John Denver Off The Record, playing concerts   Read More …

Date: February, 11th 2013 Challenge: to recreate the recording by the Beatles of their “Please Please Me” Album at Abbey Road Studios 50 years ago to the day; to record, in real time, the 11 Tracks recorded by the Beatles in a single day. Each track will be performed by a different Artiste. Tony Crane   Read More …

The Coasters are an R & B group that started in October 1955. The original members of The Coasters were Carl Gardner, Billy Guy, Bobby Nunn and Leon Hughes. In 1957, both Bobby Nunn and Leon Hughes were replaced by Cornell Gunter and Will (Dub) Jones. In 1956, The Coasters released their first hit “Down   Read More …

OldiesMusicBlog: What is the story behind the name “Chance”? How did you choose it? It was chosen by Hy Weiss who owned and operated Old Town records. He wanted to release a single by me & thought Larry Chance was a good name because I was willing to take a chance on a single after   Read More …

“Poison Ivy” is a popular song by American songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. It was originally recorded by The Coasters in 1959. It went to #1 on the R&B chart and #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. This was their third top-ten hit of that year following “Charlie Brown” and “Along Came   Read More …