Remember when life was this simple (BTW - The band seems to have had terrible taste in albums)?
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The Story Behind the Song: “Beach Baby” (1974)
The revival of interest in the music of the late 1950s and early 1960s that occurred in the mid-1970s hit Great Britain even harder than it did America. Bands like The Rubettes, Showaddywaddy and Wizzard…
At Last! The Album You've Been Waiting For!
Perhaps a little more care should have been exercised in selecting a name for this LP....
He Was “Weird Al” Before There Was “Weird Al”
For decades now, “Weird Al” Yankovic’s name has been synonymous with clever song parodies of popular songs. But there was another parody artist well before “Weird Al,” one who had his own string of hits…
Simon & Garfunkel: Got Live If You Want It
Simon & Garfunkel achieved a phenomenal level of success with a minimal number of albums. The boys released just 5 studio albums during the 1960s and none of them were a live album. It wasn’t…
In Defense of the Monkees
Perhaps the Guiltiest of Guilty Pleasures for a Rock Fan With the possible exception of ABBA (who we’ll talk about at a later date, trust us), there was no band who took more flak from…Read more...
Attack of the One-Hit Wonders – Friend & Lover
“Reach Out of the Darkness” went all the way to the Top 10 in the summer of 1968. The group that recorded it were a husband and wife team from Canada who accurately named themselves…