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Hello and welcome to my blog!

 

Here I will regularly share stories about music and in particular music that has meant (or still does mean) a great deal to me. These can entail stories, memories, reviews, descriptions, etc. The only condition I have set for myself is that I own the music which I write about.

 

The primary categories for my stories are  Posts and  Reviews. On my primary blog (the Dutch version) I added all the concerts I have seen (as far as I know the exact date) as  Concerten. These pages are in Dutch. I also added all my (yearly/decade) lists as Lijsten.

 

If you like some posts/reviews, I would very much like it for you to let me know. At the bottom of every post/review you can leave comments. Comments placed on the Facebook-page will be incorporated on this blog.

 

Through  Contact I’d love to hear about (shared) memories. Maybe it leads to another story.

 

Erwin Barendregt 

Iggy Pop – Lust For Life

40 years ago Iggy Pop released the adrenaline boost known as Lust For Life as a single. It still is a monumental song that introduced punk to the Dutch kids.

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Crass – How Does It Feel

In 1982 the Falklands Islands became a reason for war. Crass had something to ask Iron Lady Thatcher: How Does It Feel To Be The Mother Of 1,000 Dead?

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Kiss Alive II

Kiss: make-up and simple rock ‘n’ roll. A tribute to the second live/album. Is the music better than the image leads to believe?

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The most hated album in jazz: Miles Davis’ On The Corner

In 1972 Miles Davis released his funk album On The Corner. One of the most loathed albums of all times. And now we know better…

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Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love

Tunnel Of Love is the greatest album Bruce Springsteen made. The following tour was his most special. A story about a failed marriage, new love, beautiful music and the ideal of freedom in East-Germany.

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Prince & The New Power Generation – O(+>

The new album was partially introduced during the 1992 tour. Was it better than the disappointing Diamonds And Pearls? Unfortunately…

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