Category Archives: TV & DVD

Friday Desk Clearing: New R.E.M. DVD Set & Bloodshot Anniversary Collection

Just wanted to get the word out on some really cool new collections coming up later this year. R.E.M. and MTV have a long history together. Enough to fill 6 DVDs, as the upcoming REMTV box set proves. Besides the … Continue reading

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Two Docs That Rock For Record Store Day

It is now less than 24 hours until the day that rapid music lovers have circled on their calendars – Record Store Day. In its 6th year, this celebration of indie record stores and music on vinyl has grown from … Continue reading

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Rock Me, Rosetta – American Masters Presents: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Rock ‘n’ Roll has always been one part Saturday Night and one part Sunday morning – a mix of wild bar nights and more soulful introspection. Early rock icons like Elvis, Jerry Lee and Little Richard all had their gospel … Continue reading

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RIP: Andy Williams

Andy Williams passed away on Sept. 25 at the age 84 in Branson, Missouri, where he had his own theater since 1992. While Andy Williams had a rather square image of being a sweater-vested, middle-of-road pop performer. He did have … Continue reading

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DVD Review: Bob Dylan And The Band: Down In The Flood – Associations and Collaborations

The story about Bob Dylan and the Band is a fascinating one with many compelling chapters. The folk king Dylan going electric. A longtime backing band coming into their own known simply as The Band. Dylan’s motorcycle accident and the … Continue reading

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The ‘Mats’ Movie And Other Cool Music Documentaries

The Replacements were, and probably always will be, one of those important bands in my musical pantheon. And I am not the only one. Earlier this week, I wrote about the just released Treatment Bound, a ukulele tribute to Replacements … Continue reading

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Three Wild and Crazy Guys: Kovacs, Martin and Elliott

I have been chronicling the various releases showcasing the unique comic mind of Ernie Kovacs (like last month’s CD debut of the 52-year-old recording Percy Dovetonsils… Thpeaks). Well, there’s new on the Kovacs front. This October, Shout! Factory will release … Continue reading

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