A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)

Author's details

Name: Erwin Barendregt
Date registered: 08/23/2016

Biography

Erwin Barendregt, owner of A Pop Life (.nl) blog. Subtitle My life with music show the reason behind blog-subjects. Personal stories and preferences are the main subject for the posts and reviews on this blog. Erwin is a passionate musiclover and can frequently be found in concert venues in Holland, and is a person who lacks the stamina/talent to be a musician himself :-).

Latest posts

  1. Iggy Pop – Lust For Life — 10/19/2017
  2. Crass – How Does It Feel — 10/16/2017
  3. Kiss Alive II — 10/14/2017
  4. The most hated album in jazz: Miles Davis’ On The Corner — 10/11/2017
  5. Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love — 10/09/2017

Most commented posts

  1. 30 years ago, the best show I ever witnessed — 37 comments
  2. Prince is victorious (once again) with Sign O’ The Times — 26 comments
  3. The best Australian songs — 24 comments
  4. Prince, top 50, numbers 10 to 1 — 10 comments
  5. Jill Jones, one of the best Prince satellite acts — 9 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 19 2017

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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Oct 16 2017

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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Oct 14 2017

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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Oct 11 2017

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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Oct 09 2017

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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Oct 06 2017

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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Oct 04 2017

25 years ago: the Bijlmer disaster

In 1992 I lived in the Amsterdam Bijlmer when an El-Al airplane crashed on a flat, very near to my house. A shocking experience.

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Oct 03 2017

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology

As a tribute to Tom Petty who passed away yesterday at the age of 66, a short biography and review of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – The Live Anthology.

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Sep 29 2017

The best Rolling Stones singles

The World’s Greatest Rock and Roll Band: The Rolling Stones. So much great music. A selection of the 10 best singles. A tribute to The Rolling Stones

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Sep 27 2017

How Devo made a classic its own

How Devo made a classic its own and received Mick Jagger’s blessing. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction the way Devo does it, is a completely new song.

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Sep 24 2017

Cody ChesnuTT – The Headphone Masterpiece

In 2002 an album was released by an, at the time, unknown Cody ChesnuTT. The impressive kaleidoscopic The Headphone Masterpiece.

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Sep 20 2017

Prince Charles & The City Beat Band – Stone Killers

Prince Charles & The City Beat Band was a funk band which was active at the beginning of the 1980’s. They made Stone Killers: an (unknown) classic!

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Sep 16 2017

Talking Heads: 77

The very first album by Talking Heads: 77. A great album and the start of an impressive career. A look back at their debut.

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Sep 13 2017

Simple Minds – New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84)

Simple Minds’ album New Gold Dream (81–82–83–84) from 1982 was the culmination of everything that came before. A timeless classic album by a band that would never again be able to perform at that level.

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Sep 05 2017

Music morning opening junior highschool

In 1983 the music lessons were altered: pop-music was treated seriously and we were allowed to bring our own music to school!

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