Zadie Smith is writing the script.
John Hall co-wrote two of the most widely played songs on Top 40 radio during the 1970's that are still in constant rotation today. The hits "Still The One" and "Dance With Me." You may or may not connect the dots between the man, and the group he co-founded Orleans, but he is much more than this success story which alone would be a dream come true like winning the lottery for most musicians.
Photo Credit: Besim Islami The Ries Brothers have arrived after taking New York City by storm. The insanely talented duo
For the last 50 years, a seminal part of Western popular music has been the guitar solo. And then there are outliers such
This publishing company sale to SONY was an asset that Michael Jackson shrewdly purchased - and now his last big score. My
'Cause she's a voodoo child...
The music of 2015 had its positives and negatives, but most importantly, it had a distinct trend for popular music especially. Garage, House and Electronica genres of music dominated the charts last year more than any other and to some it was a fantastic year of music.
The Eagles, with a few hiatuses between long and rather leisurely and extremely profitable world tours, haven't really gone away since, though together they have only produced the smash studio double album Long Road Out of Eden.
Photo by Henry Diltz, "Keith Richards", courtesy of the artist and the Hilton Asmus Gallery Photographs from Pattie Boyd
What a shame that high-caliber musicians could get turned away from music schools simply because they have no desire to read notation. Most schools don't currently have a notation-free track to put them on anyway.
When I mention the name Affinity and Linda Hoyle's debut solo album Pieces of Me (1971) to record collectors, jazz-rock aficionados, and knowledgeable musicians young, old, and in-between, a nod of reverence usually follows.