The Del-Vikings are an American doo-wop musical group, who recorded several hit singles in the 1950s, and continued to record and tour with various lineups in later decades. The Del-Vikings were formed in 1955 by members of the United States Air Force stationed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with Clarence Quick, Kripp Johnson, Don Jackson, Samuel Paterson,   Read More …

Fats Domino‘s studio recordings inspired everyone from reggae legend Bob Marley to The Beatles, whose “Lady Madonna” was as a direct homage to the early rock pioneer. But while his songs were often imitated, Fats’s live performances were absolutely untouchable, a rollicking ride through boogie jump classics like “Let The Four Winds Blow” and “My   Read More …

The Bottom Line Archive Series has announced its next titles – three never-before-released live performances – set for October 30. Recorded at the legendary Bottom Line club in Greenwich Village, the new set presents an historical and rich sampler of artists and genres. The Bottom Line Archive label is distributed via BFD/Red; BFD is a   Read More …

I found this movie to be a puzzle. Pieces of Brian Wilson’s life are flying back and forth, in a frantic sequence of events. Lapidary dialogue scenes and expanded musical parts alternate abruptly. And so it was Brian’s phrenetic existence till then, as the movie reveals. Despite his musical brilliance, he is torn apart by   Read More …

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 …

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