All You Need To Know About: Hound Dog! Big Mama Thornton — E. Mark Windle

Among other genres, Elvis Presley was informed by the blues. Even as a young teenager, the songs he heard on Beale Street were a source of significant musical inspiration. And it would not be unreasonable to suggest that his interpretation of Arthur Crudup’s blues number “That’s All Right” helped […]

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All You Need To Know About: Derek and the Dominos – Layla…Epic Rock Songs Week — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

This song is a masterpiece from the intro rock guitar riff to the beautiful piano coda. The piano section would have made a great song itself. This song was inspired by one of the most famous muses in rock and roll. Her name is Pattie Boyd and she was George Harrison’s wife at the time…but […]

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All You Need To Know About STEVIE WONDER: “Songs in the Key of Life” — ECLECTIC MUSIC LOVER

For as far back as I can remember beginning as a pre-teen, I’ve been a huge fan of Stevie Wonder; one of the earliest 45 singles I ever bought was “My Cherie Amour”. Of all the many albums he released over a career spanning more than 50 years, my favorite is his magnificent masterpiece Songs […]

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Tom Petty’s Estate Announces Wildflowers & All the Rest Box Set — Consequence of Sound

Tom Petty originally envisioned 1994’s Wildflowers as a double album, but was forced to cut a number of songs when it came time to finalizing the official tracklist. Some of those eventually ended up on later projects — such as Petty’s She’s the One soundtrack — however, most were stashed away…Please click the link below to…

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All You Need To Know About: Beatles – I Saw Her Standing There — PowerPop… An Eclectic Collection of Pop Culture

 

(One, two, three, four) Well, she was just seventeen You know what I mean One of the most famous count offs in history. It’s a great rocker by the early Beatles. This wasn’t released as a single in England. In the US, it was released as the flip side of “I Want To Hold Your […]

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New Garbage Album is Recorded and Coming Out in 2021 — Consequence of Sound

In a recent interview, Shirley Manson revealed that a new Garbage album is recorded and currently “being mixed,” with an eye on a 2021 release date. Manson broke the news to Rolling Stone, in a conversation about mental health during quarantine. The alt-rock icon admitted she’s been struggling with “low-grade depression…Please click the link below to…

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10 Best Songs by The Byrds — Aphoristic Album Reviews

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The Byrds were one of the most significant American bands of the 1960s. They emerged out of the L.A. folk scene, featuring three singer-guitarists; James Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, and David Crosby. Their first single as The Byrds was their chart-topping cover of Dylan’s ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’, which established the genre of folk-rock. Their clear […]

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10 Times Alanis Morissette Crashed Pop Culture — Consequence of Sound

Since conquering the global music scene in 1995 with one of the great alternative albums of the decade, Jagged Little Pill, Alanis Morissette has been steadily putting out records and watching them climb to the top of the charts. That’s included multiple No. 1 albums around the world and a…Please click the link below to…

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All You Need To Know About The (Young) Rascals — Music Enthusiast

Wikipedia: “The Rascals (initially known as The Young Rascals) was an American rock band, formed in Garfield, New Jersey (about 18 miles (30km) west of New York City) in 1965. Between 1966 and 1968 they reached the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 with nine singles, including the #1s “Good Lovin’” (1966), “Groovin’” (1967), and “People […]

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