Category Archive: Tribute

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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Nov 17 2017

Peter Tosh – Equal Rights

In 1977 Peter Tosh releases his second solo-album. It is highly successful. Equal Rights is a political album and a classic with reggae. A look back.

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Nov 12 2017

Mick Karn – Titles

Mick Karn’s first solo-album coincided with the unfortunate disintegration of Japan. Karn makes his bass talk on the album and that makes for an astounding result.

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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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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 17 2017

Compact Disc turns 35

Compact Disc turns 35

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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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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 16 2017

Chuck Brown & the history of go-go

Chuck Brown & The Soul Searchers: the history of a man, a band and eventually a complete genre. Go-go and Washington D.C.

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Apr 21 2017

Prince – One year later…

One year ago the musical genius Prince passed away. What has happened since then? What will become of his vast musical archive. A look back.

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Mar 27 2017

Prince is victorious (once again) with Sign O’ The Times

On March 27th 1987 I bought Sign O’ The Times, again a kaleidoscopic album. The genius of the musical whirlwind from Minneapolis seemed limitless. And after 9 months he came to Europe again! New band, new look, new tour. A look back at one of the many highlights in Prince’s career.

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Mar 21 2017

AC/DC – Let There Be Rock

AC/DC’s Let There Be Rock was the first album on which AC/DC found their definitive sound. A heavy, direct and swinging album. A look back on AC/DC, and Let There Be Rock in particular.

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Mar 14 2017

Birthday 1977 & Fleetwood Mac’s Go Your Own Way

My birthday 1977: Fleetwood Mac began their definitive victory march with Rumours, but first there was the single Go Your Own Way!

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