I was ecstatic to find out that the young ones still love… and sing the doo-wops. Today, I heard “Spin Me Back”, the latest original song of The Whiptones. The Whiptones are a teenage Doo Wop acappella quartet from Whippany, NJ. And the boys just sing amazing! They take you back to the ’50s, when time ran   Read More …

“The Presley Sessions Revisited” is a musical love letter to the ’50s music, including songs made popular by Elvis, Roy Orbison, The Platters, The Flamingos and more. Playing every instrument himself (and standing in for the Jordanaires all by his lonesome), this record showcases an artist of exceptional talent. Some records were created for one simple reason only –   Read More …

Freda Kelly is about 70 now, a grandmother living in a common British house, far from the glamorous stardom and wealth of the Beatles. She is an ordinary nice lady, going to work everyday and enjoying the company of her family. Nothing gives away the fact that she used to be have the most wanted job in the   Read More …

If you’re a huge Johnny Cash fan, you will surely find this book fascinating. If you’re just a fan of good music, you’ll be delighted to discover a touching story and an inspiration for the days to come. Firstly, this book is truly amazing just because it reproduces Johnny Cash’s handwriting – even with his own   Read More …

The original Kinks recordings of songs from the successful West End musical ‘Sunny Afternoon’ will be released on October, 16th. The album includes the hits ‘You Really Got Me’, ‘Waterloo Sunset’, ‘Sunny Afternoon’, ‘Dedicated Follower Of Fashion’, ‘Lola’, ‘All Day And All Of The Night’ and more. One of the most iconic and influential British   Read More …

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 …

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