Anthony Hamilton’s second official album Comin’From Where I’m From is very successful in the US. In Europe he and his album go by unnoticed, A tribute to a great soul album.
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When I was a boy, singles were the indicator for success and a cheap alternative to the (mega) expensive LP. All singles I received as a present or bought myself during my elementary school days.
Tags: ABBA, Afric Simone, Boney M, Carl Douglas, Diana Ross, Eruption, Fats Domino, Fleetwood Mac, Gérard Lenorman, Gibson Brothers, Gladys Knight, Golden Earring, Jimmy Castor Bunch, Kate Bush, KC & The Sunshine Band, Moments & Whatnauts, Mother's Finest, Pippi Langkous, Queen, Roger Daltrey, Santana, Tavares
The second Public Enemy album It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back turns 30 years old already! The best hip-hop album of all time? A look back.
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In 2003 Prince released 3 instrumental albums. After Xpectation and the great C-Note, N.E.W.S. was added in June. An impressive piece of work. A look back at an album that is not well-known.
Japan – Oil On Canvas: 35 years later still a monumental goodbye to one of the greatest bands of the early 1980’s. A review of one of my all time favorite albums.
Tags: David Sylvian, Japan, Mick Karn
25 years ago Prince shocked the (music)world. He took on a new name. A symbol that was unpronouncable. Looking back at 6.5 years of controversy.
The band that moves me the most in the 21st century is LCD Soundsystem. Never made a bad album, never recorded a bad song and never gave a bad show. Pretty impressive. The 10 best songs!
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Early 1970’s blaxploitation movies were very popular. Many of those movies contained beautiful music. As was the case with Coffy, which got a fantastisc jazzy soundtrack, made by Roy Ayers.
Tags: Roy Ayers
Commemoration, Review, Tribute
1978: Herman Brood makes two great rock records in 1 year! Shpritsz and Cha Cha are among the very best that Dutch rock ‘n roll has ever produced. 40 years ago Herman Brood took The Netherlands by storm. A look back on a true phenomenon!
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In 2013, 5 years ago today, Classixx, after long deliberation, finally released their debut album. Hanging Gardens is a ‘feel good’ dance album, that is great to listen to.
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