Hawaiian tunes for oldies classics: I Will (The Beatles) Bus Stop (The Hollies) Teenager in love (Dion): Daydream Believer (The Monkees) Dream A Little Dream (The Mamas and The Papas)

Some days ago I was listening to a Beatles mix on YouTube and suddenly Harrison’s “My Sweet Lord” caught my attention. It was similar to something else, an oldies tune for sure. Firstly, I thought it was a cover, but then I realized it wasn’t. It was Harrison’s own creation. Listening carefully, I finally discovered what   Read More …

Flowers in the hair, hippies running naked, VW buses and hash brownies… are all to be found in this Ang Lee movie, reminiscent of the ’69 summer of love. “Perspective shuts out the universe, it keeps the love out”, as one the characters states. The film presents two stories that mingle on the way: Elliot’s   Read More …

The “King of the Blues”, guitarist and singer BB King, died yesterday night. Aged 89, King died in his sleep in Las Vegas. Born in Mississippi, King began performing in the 1940s, going on to influence a generation of musicians and work with Eric Clapton and U2. Once ranked as the third greatest guitarist of   Read More …

Esoteric Recordings announced the release of ‘Jukebox: The Ultimate Collection’, a two disc anthology by legendary Chris Thompson. Known for his work as the lead vocalist and guitarist on many hits with Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, including “Blinded By The Light”, “For You” and “The Mighty Quinn” as well as featured on the classic Jeff   Read More …

Audio Fidelity will be releasing “Streetlife Serenade” on 4.0 Quad Multichannel Hybrid SACD. Billy Joel is an incomparable musician, having sold more than 150 million records, he ranks as one of the most popular recording artists and respected entertainers in the world. “Streetlife Serenade” is Joel’s third studio album originally released in 1974. This album   Read More …

102-year-old Alice Barker had been a famous dancer, sharing the stage with the likes of Frank Sinatra, but all of her memorabilia had been lost. Fortunately, with the help of David Shuff and Mark Cantor of Jazz on Film, Barker was finally able to see her younger self dance for the first time. Source

Today, just few oldies fans have the great opportunity to see their idols performing live on stage. Unlike other bands founded in the ’60s, The Rolling Stones are alive and kicking… it hard! The Rolling Stones are going on tour soon, so grab those Rolling Stones tickets before they are sold out! They will be   Read More …

Behind the legendary album cover, there are these rare shots for the Beatles’ enthusiasts:    

Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of the Beatles’ John Lennon, died on Wednesday, April 1st, 2015, at her home in Mallorca, Spain. She was 75. The cause was cancer, according to a memorial on the website of her son, Julian. I’ve passionately read some time ago her memoir book “John” and I found behind the   Read More …