Monthly Archives: October 2011

Is Lionel Richie the next Hootie?

Learned today that Lionel Richie, the singer who gave us such pop standards as “Say You, Say Me” and “Three Times A Lady,” is readying his country debut. Next March, Mercury Nashville will release Tuskegee, Richie’s country duets album. His … Continue reading

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He Got Lost In The Limelight: A Review of the documentary Limelight

Peter Gatien is no Steve Rubell. Both were famous (and infamous) New York City club owners (in fact, each man owned the Palladium at different times) and both ran into trouble with the law. However, that is basically where the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 24-31 (The Felice Petite edition)

October is winding down on a rather quiet note as revelers gear up for Halloween on the 31st Probably ranking as the top show of the week is Friday night’s Felice Brothers and Gill Landry bill at the Satellite. The … Continue reading

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Bridge School Concert update

To update my post from earlier this week, this year’s Bridge School Concert will be webcast on Oct. 22nd and stream in its entirety on Facebook and YouTube. Among the scheduled acts are Arcade Fire, Beck, Mumford & Sons, and … Continue reading

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Holsapple & Stamey and Health & Happiness Show

One of my favorite music scenes was in Hoboken in the mid-80s. There were bands like the Individuals, the Bongos, the dBs, the Feelies the Wygals, and other bands that filled the bills at the legendary club Maxwell’s. A couple … Continue reading

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One addition for this week: Kimbra

Just wanted to pop back in with a new pop singer who I learned about today. Her name is Kimbra and she’s from New Zealand. However, her soulful dance pop music bears some influence from the current crop of British … Continue reading

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The Bridge School Benefits on Big Screens and Small

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Bridge School Benefits Concerts, Reprise Records has put together a 3-DVD set and a 2-CD collection that captures some of the special performances which have taken place over the years. Among the star-studded … Continue reading

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