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

Jul 18 2017

Lost and found: my Prince necklace

In 1992 I bought a male/female pin at a Prince show and decided to turn it into a necklace and hand-made pendant. From pin to necklace!

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Jul 13 2017

Introducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D’Arby

When Terence Trent D’Arby’s debut was released in 1987, it was a sensation. He was very sure of his own self and thought his debut was pure genius. How does it hold up in 2017?

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Jul 07 2017

Eric B. & Rakim – Paid In Full

Eric B. & Rakim’s Paid In Full has been a hip-hop classic for 30 years. An essential link in sampling and intelligent rap. A tribute!

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Jul 04 2017

RIP, John Blackwell

John Blackwell, the best drummer I ever witnessed, is no more. Today he passed away. He was just 43 years old. A tribute.

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Jul 02 2017

I Feel Love: the future is here and now!

Donna Summer’s I Feel Love is 40 years old. It sounded futuristic then and it still sounds otherworldly. A great dance record, influencing the music of that era and the music of today!

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Jul 01 2017

A Pop Life: one year old; the best and most read stories!

My blog A Pop Life (My life with music) is one year old already. The best and most read stories of the past year!

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Jul 01 2017

Best albums, 1966 – 2017: A Pop Life, 1 year anniversary

In honor of the 1-year anniversary of my blog A Pop Life (My life with music), the list of best albums per year from 1966.

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Jun 23 2017

Danko Jones – Born A Lion

Danko Jones’ debut-album from 2002 Born A Lion is 35 minutes long ultratight energetic rock ‘n’ roll played with passion and fire!

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Jun 18 2017

King Crimson 1981 – 1984

I ran into King Crimson’s Three Of A Perfect Pair at the library. It connected. A look back on the best King Crimson era.

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Jun 08 2017

Joe Jackson – Night And Day

Joe Jackson’s Night And Day is 35 years old and it still sounds like it was made yesterday. The best (and best selling) album by Jackson, followed by one of the most exciting tours of all time. A classic album, classic concerts!

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Jun 03 2017

Bob Marley & The Wailers – Exodus

40 years ago Bob Marley & The Wailers released the album Exodus. According to many their best or even the best reggae album of all time. Made when Marley was forcibly exiled in England. A review.

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Jun 01 2017

Advertising 1967, 1987 & 2017: The Beatles – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

On June 1st 1967 (50 years ago) The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was released. A highlight in the history of (pop)music history. It’s definitely not the best Beatles album, but it is their best-known.

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May 27 2017

School-journey, plaster and Fats Domino

What do a school-journey, plaster and Fats Domino have in common? Read about how I got into possession of an original 1960 pressing of Blueberry Hill.

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May 26 2017

Jill Jones, one of the best Prince satellite acts

Jill Jones´ first and only Paisley Park album is one of the best Prince satellite albums. A rich and varied album, that obviously got a lot of attention and focus while making it. A review.

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May 21 2017

Discharge – Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing

Hear Nothing See Nothing Say Nothing by Discharge turns 35 years old. The loudest album I knew at the time, went on to be invaluable for heavy metal and punk. Besides that, it´s one of the best albums of all time!

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