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

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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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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