Not many songs get adopted by generation after generation of artists. I Fought the Law belongs by all standards to this exclusive group. Here is the story behind I Fought the Law kindly commented by […]
In 2017 we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the book about Bomp! record label and magazine, told by Suzy Shaw, Mick Farren et al. A story like Bomp! – Saving the World One Record at […]
The magnificent gig by Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express recently in Malmö, Sweden, reminded me of the seldom heard B-side of his RSD2012 single contemporary with his great album Temple Beautiful.
Tommy James with Martin Fitzpatrick: Me, The Mob, And The Music: One Helluva Ride With Tommy James & The Shondells [Schribner, 2010] Tommy James’ one helluva ride through his eventful life is documented in this […]
Zoë Howe: Barbed Wire Kisses – The Jesus and Mary Chain Story [Polygon, 2014] English music biographer Zoë Howe has for the last ten years, or so, been deeply engaged in passing on features of […]
Read Alan Betrock’s book Girl Groups – The Story of a Sound [Delilah, 1982]. A fascinating story about the creators of this sound, and the rise and decline of the way popular music was made […]