Those were different days back in the ‘70s and early ‘80s, when DJs on commercial radio stations played the music they actually wanted to hear and took requests from listeners. Back then, major record companies spent money promoting new and unknown artists in the hopes of hitting the jackpot. Record stores were everywhere and the people behind the counters knew something about music—they may...
For rock songwriters, middle age is the topic less taken.
Great novelists have long made the subject their own, but rock still perceives
itself as a young person’s game—even if many of the bestselling touring acts
haven’t seen the sunny side of 40 in years
Some spectacles were meant to be seen on a stage. Michael Morpurgo’s 1982
children’s novel War Horse was
adapted into a 2011 film by Steven Spielberg, and like everything with the
director’s name on it, it was
Made up of former members of the popular roots-rock outfit The Wildbirds, Hugh Bob and The Hustle bring a purist’s eye to a different, often misunderstood genre: country. Playing jaunty honky-tonk tunes about
Give the Mitchell Park Domes people credit for this: When they scheduled
their weekly Music Under Glass concert series, they committed themselves to
hosting it every Thursday, including Thanksgiving, a date most