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. Herman Brood makes two great rock albums in 1 year! — 05/19/2018
  2. Classixx – Hanging Gardens — 05/14/2018
  3. Lovesexy: Prince’s crowning achievement — 05/10/2018
  4. The Child Of Lov — 05/06/2018
  5. Cheap Trick At Budokan: The Complete Concert — 04/28/2018

Most commented posts

  1. Lovesexy: Prince’s crowning achievement — 24 comments

Author's posts listings

Feb 10 2018

Van Halen – The best debut album of all time?

40 years ago one of the best debut albums of all time was released: the first album by Van Halen. The savior of hard rock and a new standard for guitar players. A look back.

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Feb 07 2018

Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power

By 1972 The Stooges and Iggy Pop were in shambles. As a long time fan, David Bowie helped out. It would result in the ultimate template for punk: Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power!

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Jan 29 2018

Prince – Crystal Ball / The Truth / Kamasutra

3 albums. 5 cd’s, 1 release: Prince is self-supporting and we shall know about it as well. Was it the right choice? Did the music suffer from the entrepreneurship? A look back.

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Jan 22 2018

Foxygen – We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic

Foxygen released the single San Fransisco 5 years ago. And then the wait for the album began. We Are The 21st Century Ambassadors Of Peace & Magic proved to be a beautiful album. A look back.

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Jan 17 2018

Fischer-Z 1979-1981

Fischer-Z 1979-1981: The story on the first incarnation of John Watts’ band. From Word Salad and Going Deaf For A Living to Red Skies Over Paradise.

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Jan 10 2018

Parliament – Flash Light

Parliament – Flash Light: One of the most important and influential singles of all time. How Bernie Worrell made history.

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Jan 04 2018

Prince – C-Note

C-Note: Within 3 days after Xpectation another new Prince album? European and Japanese soundcheck recordings from the One Nite Alone… Tour 2002!

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Jan 01 2018

Prince – Xpectation

All of a sudden, on New Year’s day 2003, a new Prince album was released, exclusively available to members of the NPG Music Club. A jazz album with special guest Vanessa Mae.

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Dec 30 2017

Closing of 2017

Closing of 2017. What was good? What wasn’t? What were the main events? What stories were favorite? A look back at 2017.

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Dec 24 2017

Elvis’ Christmas Album

Elvis’ Christmas Album was released in 1957. It caused a stir in those days. The second album didn’t, but that did contain Merry Christmas Baby!

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Dec 16 2017

Saturday Night Fever

40 years ago today the movie Saturday Night Fever premiered in American cinemas. A story on disco, film, music, lies and an other time.

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Dec 10 2017

The Jam – Dig The New Breed

After 5 years Paul Weller needed a change. The Jam was no more. A farewell tour was organized and a compilation live-album was released: Dig The New Breed.

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Dec 07 2017

The Black Album: Prince gets funky

In 1987 The Black Album was to be released. It ultimately wasn’t. At the very last minute Prince retracted the album. What prompted that decision?

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Dec 05 2017

The evening of Sinterklaas Day 1977 & Queen’s News Of The World

On the evening of Sinterklaas Day 1977 I got the latest Queen album: News Of The World! How does it hold up today? A look back.

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Nov 30 2017

Mama, 1943 – 2012

Five years ago today, my mother passed away. Too young, too soon and completely unexpected.

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