by Aisha K. Staggers
Put Your Slouch Socks On: TV One’s Docuseries Unsung Celebrates the Music and the Legacy of 1980s Family Group The Jets. A story by Aisha K. Staggers.
by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
Today news broke that Keith Flint has died. Sad tidings indeed. A short tribute.
Tags: Keith Flint, Prodigy
35 years ago Prince started recording his masterpiece all by himself: When Doves Cry. The story behind the best single of all time, day by day.
And suddenly news broke that Mark Hollis had passed away. Twenty years after withdrawing from the limelights it was still world (music) news. A tribute.
Tags: Mark Hollis, Talk Talk
Video: Mark Hollis 1955-2019. A tribute.
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!
Tags: Herman Brood
Paradiso, the ultimate concert venue of The Netherlands and surrounding countries of the world, turns 50 years old. A look back on its rich history and a tribute to 50 years of pop music in Amsterdam.
Tags: D'Angelo, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk, LCD Soundsystem, Lenny Kravitz, Prince, Public Enemy, Ramones, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Underworld, Waterboys, Wendy & Lisa
Five years ago today, my mother passed away. Too young, too soon and completely unexpected.
Tags: John Denver, Lijntje Elisabeth Pel, Mama
Death, Review, Tribute
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.
Tags: Peter Tosh
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.
Tags: Japan, Mick Karn
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.
Tags: Tom Petty
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
Tags: Rolling Stones
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.
Tags: Prince, Time
Compact Disc turns 35
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.
Tags: Prince, Vanity 6
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Whenever you come across clumsy sentences and/or sayings, due to insufficient knowledge of the English language, please accept my apologies and let me know. I will fix that as soon as possbile.
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