Donovan – Catch The Wind (Shindig)

Donovan - Catch The Wind (Shindig)

Upon his emergence during the mid-’60s, Donovan was anointed “Britain’s answer to Bob Dylan,” a facile but largely unfounded comparison which compromised the Scottish folk-pop troubadour’s own unique vision. Where the thrust of Dylan’s music remains its bleak introspection and bitter realism, Donovan fully embraced the wide-eyed optimism of the flower power movement, his ethereal, ornate songs radiating a mystical …

The Animals – It’s My Life (Hullabaloo – Oct 11, 1965)

The Animals - It's My Life (Hullabaloo - Oct 11, 1965)

The Animals had their origins in a Newcastle-based group called the Kansas City Five, whose membership included pianist Alan Price, drummer John Steel, and vocalist Eric Burdon. Price exited to join the Kontours in 1962, while Burdon went off to London. The Kontours, whose membership included Bryan “Chas” Chandler, eventually were transmuted into the Alan Price R&B Combo, with John …

Rod Stewart is teaming up with Cyndi Lauper once again for a new North American summer tour

ROD STEWART, CYNDI LAUPER ANNOUNCE NEW SUMMER TOUR Rod Stewart is teaming up with Cyndi Lauper once again for a new North American summer tour that is set to begin on June 25th. The tour, which comes after the pair’s successful summer concert series last year, kicks off June 25th in Hollywood, California, before wrapping up September 1st in Seattle. …

James Corden named his son after Paul McCartney

James Corden named his son after Paul McCartney. As he explained in an interview with USA Today: “I was trying to get Paul to do a charity sketch and I said to him, ‘If you’ll do this, I will name my unborn child after you.’ And he said, ‘Deal. I’ll do it.’ So when my son, Max, was born, we called him Max McCartney …


HAPPY BIRTHDAY BARRY MANILOW – Sunday, June 17th – Barry, who is turning 75, is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, and producer with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include “Mandy”, “Can’t Smile Without You”, and “Copacabana (At the Copa)”.


The latest edition of the Grammy Salute to Music Legends event, celebrating the Recording Academy’s 2018 Special Merit Awards winners, will take place July 14th at the at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. The gala will feature performances and tributes to this year’s Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Trustees Award and Technical Grammy Award honorees, will air later in the year …

STYX /Joan Jett

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