“The life of a child was not my life…” Those words from the late Diana Serra Cary, aka “Baby Peggy”, sets the stage for the new HBO documentary “Showbiz Kids.” the life of a childhood star is fraught with peril:… Read More ›
best 70’s music
“Three Dog Nightmare!” From Rock Star To Junkie! Singer Chuck Negron Drives The “Wednesday Bookmobile” Off A Drug-Fuelled Cliff!
Meet Three Dog Night! This week’s “Wednesday Bookmobile” tells the story of one of the most popular and successful bands of the early 70’s – and one rock star’s spectacular fall from grace. Let begin with the music. Here is… Read More ›
Bette Midler IS “The Rose!” An Incredible Movie Debut From A Pop Icon – A “Pop Stars Moonlighting” Blogathon!
“Where you going…? Where’s everybody going…?” Bette Midler makes an electrifying motion picture debut as “The Rose” – this 1979 musical drama tells the story of a self-destructive ’60s rock star who struggles to cope with the constant pressures of… Read More ›
These “Songs For Sunday” All Have A “G”! Genesis! Gorillaz! Steely Dan, McCartney And James Bond Too!
Paul McCartney Tosses Off A “G” Gem! Just a guy at a piano, but what came from the mind of Paul McCartney was genius and a great way to begin my “Songs For Sunday” – with a varied look at… Read More ›
Brilliant Taika Waititi! From Vampires In “Shadows” To Oscar’s Brilliant “JoJo Rabbit!” “Cult Movie Monday” Celebrates This Oscar Nominee!
Do You Ever Wonder Where Vampires Come From? Here’s a great quote from a film that explains it all: “One day I was selling my wares, and I walked past this old, creepy castle, and I look at it and… Read More ›
“Woodstock” At 50! “Cult Movie Monday” Has This “Flower Power” Pop Culture Phenomenon! Here’s What You Missed!
“Three Days Of Peace And Music” That Changed Pop Culture Forever! It is the world’s most iconic music festival of all time: Woodstock – the 1969 concert that changed pop culture – and music – forever…it’s celebrating its 50th anniversary,… Read More ›
“Rocketman” Is Here! New Film Celebrates Elton John’s 70’s Musical Madness! Brilliant Creativity! Outrageous Outfits!
“Rocketman”! How Reg Dwight Became Elton John! I have posted stories about the best-selling Artist of the 70’s before – yes, Elton John! Now, a movie tells the story of how Reg Dwight became a “Rocketman”, and I can’t wait… Read More ›
Todd Rundgren’s New Memoir “The Individualist”! 2019 Tour Dates Announced! Todd Shares Candid Stories Of HIs Music And Life! Terrific New Billboard Interview!
Todd’s New Memoir Is Here! The reasons to vote Todd into the Rock’n’Roll Hall Of Fame keep piling up: not only did he release a GREAT new album this year, but he is releasing his autobiography as well! If you… Read More ›
Time To Vote Todd Into The Rock ‘n Roll Hall Of Fame! The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame just announced the nominees for 2020, and Todd Rundgren fans are excited to have his incredible music career acknowledged once again…… Read More ›
Spinal Tap’s Lawsuit Goes To $400-Million! Classic Mock Rockers Sue For A Piece Of The Cinematic Pie!
These Don’t “Go To Eleven”! They Go To $400-Million! Yes, speakers that “go to eleven” so they would be “one louder” is just one of the great gags from “This Is Spinal Tap”- along with, of course, “Hello, Cleveland!” One… Read More ›