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. Parliament – Flash Light — 01/10/2018
  2. Prince – C-Note — 01/04/2018
  3. Prince – Xpectation — 01/01/2018
  4. Closing of 2017 — 12/30/2017
  5. Elvis’ Christmas Album — 12/24/2017

Most commented posts

  1. What Time Is It? The Story Of The Time — 9 comments

Author's posts listings

Nov 05 2017

Culture – Two Sevens Clash

And once again a classic reggae album from 1977: Culture’s Two Sevens Clash. The title song kept the half of Jamaica inside. Why? Read the article!

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Nov 02 2017

Neil Young – Harvest Moon

Is Neil Young’s 1992 album Harvest Moon the sequel to his 1972 album Harvest? A look back at a classic Neil Young album at the time he got his mojo back.

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Oct 31 2017

King Sunny Adé – Juju Music

In 1982 King Sunny Adé released his first (of three) album on Island Records. It was a smash hit. A look back on the African album that conquered the West.

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Oct 27 2017

1999: Prince on his way to the top

Prince makes his first double-album: 1999. It turned out to be Prince’s breakthrough in the US. On his terms with an album that contains a lot of experimental music. Looking back at a crucial album in his career.

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Oct 23 2017

Junior Murvin – Police & Thieves

40 years ago Junior Murvin released the album Police & Thieves. The single carrying the same name became an anthem against police brutality in England and was combined with punk.

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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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