Category: Death

Nothing Compares 2 U: Prince and Sinéad O’Connor

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In 1990 the Prince song Nothing Compares 2 U reached out and touched millions because of the emotional interpretation by Sinéad O’Connor. A look back.

Nai Barghouti, 01/28/2023

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2½/5: A tribute to Fairouz by Nail Barghouti, accompanied by the Amsterdam Andalusian Orchestra, just works for only 2 songs.

Prince 1958-2016: 5 years later

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How does the A Pop Life Panel view 5 years without Prince? Six personal memories, stories and impressions!

Aart Staartjes 1938-2020

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Today Aart Staartjes passed away. My childhood hero is no more.

The 10 best Michael Jackson singles

Ten years ago Michael Jackson died. Even though it was a public secret he wasn’t doing well, his death was still a shock, His 10 best singles in The Netherlands.

5 years ago I witnessed Prince live for the very last time, in Antwerp

5 years ago I witnessed Prince for the very last time in concert, in Antwerp. Once again, it was an unforgettable night in the presence of the genius hailing from Minneapolis. A look back at a fantastic concert!

Keith Flint 1969-2019

Today news broke that Keith Flint has died. Sad tidings indeed. A short tribute.

Mama, 1943 – 2012

Five years ago today, my mother passed away. Too young, too soon and completely unexpected.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Divine – My First Album

Drag queen Divine got into music 35 years ago and emerged with My First Album: a great dance album!