A Pop Life
by A Pop Life (Erwin Barendregt)
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
By 1972 The Stooges and Iggy Pop were in shambles. As a long time fan, David Bowie helped out. It would result in the ultimate template for punk: Iggy And The Stooges – Raw Power!
Tags: David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Stooges
40 years ago Iggy Pop released the adrenaline boost known as Lust For Life as a single. It still is a monumental song that introduced punk to the Dutch kids.
Tags: David Bowie, Iggy Pop
Concert, List, Review
Closing of 2016. What was good? What wasn´t? What were the main events? Which stories were the favorites? A look back at a year, that got off to a very good start.
Tags: Anderson .Paak, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Doe Maar, Iggy Pop, Neil Young, Prince, Public Enemy, Queen, Underworld
Album yearlist 2016
Tags: Anderson .Paak, Beyoncé, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Nick Cave
4/5: Concert of an extremely high (energy) level. Iggy Pop in true form, accompanied by Josh Homme: top evening!
Tags: Iggy Pop
Concert, Top 50
Coming after the album top 50, I present the 50 best concerts I witnessed before my 50th birthday!
Tags: Arcade Fire, Bruce Springsteen, Concert, Cure, D'Angelo, David Sylvian, Eels, Family Stand, George Clinton, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk, Lauryn Hill, LCD Soundsystem, Lenny Kravitz, Morrissey, Nick Cave, Outkast, Paul McCartney, Prince, Public Enemy, Radiohead, Ramones, Rolling Stones, Roxy Music, Sezen Aksu, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Sufjan St, Top 50, U2, Underworld, Waterboys, Wendy & Lisa
Album yearlist 1977
Tags: David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, Iggy Pop, Kraftwerk, Sex Pistols
5/5: At the time Iggy was 52 and I was 33. The difference in energy level was immense. Unforgettable and impressive!
3/5: The festival marred by rain, rain and yet more rain, but, for me, the introduction to Lone Justice/Maria McKee!
Tags: Chris Isaak, Communards, Echo & The Bunnymen, Fatal Flowers, Hüsker Dü, Iggy Pop, In Tua Nua, Lone Justice, Lou Reed
Please be advised that English is not my native tongue.
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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