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
In honor of the 1-year anniversary of my blog A Pop Life (My life with music), the list of best albums per year from 1966.
Tags: Amy Winehouse, Anderson .Paak, Anthony Hamilton, Arcade Fire, Beatles, Blood Orange, Bob Marley, Buddy Guy, Clash, D'Angelo, Dâm-Funk, David Bowie, Dead Kennedys, Discharge, Frank Ocean, Frank Sinatra, Genesis, Ice Cube, Japan, Jimi Hendrix, Kanye West, Lauryn Hill, LCD Soundsystem, Maria McKee, Marvin Gaye, Maxwell, Miles Davis, Neil Young, Parliament, Pavement, Plant Life, Prince, Prodigy, Public Enemy, Queens Of The Stone Age, Sly & The Family Stone, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Sufjan Stevens, Sugar, Thundercat, Underworld, Van Halen, Velvet Underground, Waterboys
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
On March 14th 2016 I turned 50. In honor of that occasion and to the music my top 50 best albums. Today numbers 25 to 11.
Tags: ABBA, Arcade Fire, Bob Marley, Clash, Cure, Fleetwood Mac, Japan, Neil Young, Public Enemy, Roxy Music, Sex Pistols, Smashing Pumpkins, Specials, Top 50, Van Halen, Waterboys
Album yearlist 1980
Tags: Clash, Dead Kennedys, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Prince, Specials
Album yearlist 1979
Tags: Crass, Joy Division, Ramones, Specials, Yellow Magic Orchestra
3/5: Despite the many songs off personal favorite More Specials, it still was a rather disappointing concert.
4½/5: Completely sold-out Paradiso, end of summer and The Specials giving lots of attention to More Specials. Can life get any better?
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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