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

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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Aug 29 2017

Cat Power – Sun

The ninth Cat Power album contains a lot of electronica, which is unique for a Cat Power album. Is that a good sign? Absolutely! A look back.

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Aug 25 2017

What Time Is It? The Story Of The Time

The Time: the most beloved, well-known and popular Prince satellite act. In 1982 they released their best album What Time Is It?. Looking back on The Time.

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Aug 23 2017

Concert Allah-Las cancelled due to terrorist threat

Concert Allah-Las cancelled due to terrorist threat

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Aug 20 2017

Richie Havens Sings Beatles And Dylan

Richie Havens Sings Beatles And Dylan caused a major division between music lovers, and it still does to this day. Why?

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Aug 17 2017

Compact Disc turns 35

Compact Disc turns 35

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Aug 16 2017

Elvis Presley, 01/08/1935 – 08/16/1977

Elvis Presley, 01/08/1935 – 08/16/1977

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Aug 11 2017

Vanity 6: sex sells, or something more?

In 1982 the album by Vanity 6 was released. 35 years ago Prince’s second satellite act was launched. Is it just about the lingerie or is there more? A look back.

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Aug 05 2017

Marilyn Monroe, after 55 years still ‘forever young’

Marilyn Monroe and music. Do the two go together? A (small) inquiry and the tale of her one and only musical tour in Korea 1954.

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Jul 30 2017

The musical answer to 9/11: Bruce Springsteen’s The Rising

September 11th 2001: a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center would change the world forever. Bruce Springsteen offered comfort one year later with the release of his phenomenal album The Rising.

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Jul 21 2017

Guns N’ Roses – Appetite For Destruction

The debut by Guns N’ Roses from 1987 had some startup issues. After that Appetite For Destruction conquered the rock audience and the world. The story of a breath of fresh air, that was badly needed.

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