Category: Death

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

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!

David Bowie 1947-2016 & Low and “Heroes” 40 years old

David Bowie died a year ago in January of 2016: a great artist. Albums Low and “Heroes” turn 40 years old in 2017. A tribute to one of the all-time greats and to his two best albums. And more!

George Michael – Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1

George Michael’s Listen Without Prejudice is het highlight in man’s body of work: a beautiful album with great songs that showed that Michael was to be taken seriously: a tribute.

Dedicated To Mama

Dedicated to mama, 4 years after her unexpected passing: Roxy Music’s Psalm.

Prince – 4Ever

Prince – 4Ever: first posthumous release…

Leonard Cohen – Greatest Hits

Leonard Cohen’s Greatest Hits is a kind of soundtrack to my youth: beautiful songs. A (small) tribute to the Artist (with a capital A).

Paisley Park Day – City Of Chanhassen Proclamation

Paisley Park Day – City Of Chanhassen Proclamation

Prince Tribute Day – State of Minnesota Proclamation

Prince Tribute Day – State of Minnesota Proclamation