I found this story suggested by a friend: I met Joey Ramone through Legs McNeil. It was March 1986. Legs and I were both at Spin magazine. Joey was in the hospital having foot surgery. So Legs says, “Annette, you’re a Ramones fan. Here’s Joey’s number. Call him. He’s driving me nuts.” I said, “Sure,” but then   Read More …

The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, by brothers Ray and Dave Davies in 1964. Categorised in the United States as a British Invasion band, the Kinks are recognised as one of the most important and influential rock groups of the era. Their music was influenced by a wide   Read More …

Long after I left the concert venue, I was keep hearing in my head the sound of the ocarina solo in “Wild Thing”. When I woke up the next morning, the ocarina still persisted in my mind. The Troggs have a special way of making things last over the decades – their music, their energy,   Read More …

The man who forever changed the sound of rock ‘n’ roll when he invented distortion, Kinks legend Dave Davies, has recorded a brand new solo album of all original material! To be released on Cleopatra Records on June 4th , ‘I Will Be Me’ features guest appearances by The Jayhawks, Anti-Flag, award winning UK blues   Read More …

1. Einstein & Charlie Chaplin 2. Michael Jackson & Freddie Mercury: 3. Paul Rudd & Paul McCartney: 4. Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash 5. Aretha Franklin & Sam Cooke 6. Chuck Berry & Mick Jagger Source: Buzzfeed.com

As a fabulous song would say: This is dedicated to the one I… truly deeply appreciate! Mad Men appearance, ’60s distinction with glamorous eyes, party girl and good music connoisseur… Dibette is the girl next door (office) with bold opinions and sparkling thoughts. ‘Dibettely’ is an adverb that requires urgent introduction in the world’s dictionary.   Read More …