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Vintage music and beat content throughout history and the music archives.

Jennifer York3 months ago
And All That Jazz
Here are some epic jazz heroes from the 20s and 30s.
Ossiana Tepfenhart4 months ago
Forgotten 60s Rock Bands
The 1960s has brought about some of the best music in human history. It was this era that brought famous acts like the Beatles, The Who, The Rolling Stones, and even The Supremes. It's hard not to fin...
Eric Allen5 months ago
Prince: Purple Rain (Deluxe Expanded Edition)
In 1984, Prince became a household name when his popularity soared into the stratosphere upon the release of his film debut and its accompanying soundtrack, Purple Rain. Eventually selling over 25 mil...
Eric Allen5 months ago
Memories of Old and AM Gold (Part 3)
Often reflecting back upon the days when AM radio ruled the airwaves with infectious bubblegum earworms and Casey Kasem’s weekly American Top 40 countdown, I remember prime time television also provid...
A. Michael Uhlmann5 months ago
Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Country Artists Of All Time - Do You Agree?
Greatest Artist compilation lists had, have and will always stir up controversy. Nothing is as sacred as your own favorite singer and when he/she doesn't make the list or is ranked in the nose-bleed s...
Sadé Sanchez5 months ago
Tupac, The Man He Was and Always Will Be
Lesane Parish Crooks. Tupac Amaru Shakur. 2Pac. Makaveli. What can I say. A legend of Hip Hop that was taken from us far too soon. The California-raised-Harlem-native made such a huge and everlasting ...
Eric Allen5 months ago
Memories of Old and AM Gold (Part 2)
As a child during the late 1960s and 1970s, the magical world of music caught my attention immediately, but outlets to find musical sources were extremely limited. My ears were always thirsting to hea...
A. Michael Uhlmann5 months ago
Rhonda & Daryle Go 'Above And Beyond' - Duet Album "American Grandstand" Out In July
Late August last year, "Queen of Bluegrass" Rhonda Vincent announced on her Facebook page that she's recording a duet album with 90's traditionalist Daryle Singletary and posted the above picture of t...
Eric Allen5 months ago
Memories of Old and AM Gold (Part 1)
Whenever summer rolls around, it annually evokes fond memories of youthful days I’d eagerly spend counting down until the school year would finally end. The anticipation of long, lazy summer days, ext...
Mark Darnell5 months ago
Fender Toronado: Not to Be Confused With Grandma's GM Oldsmobile
This is not to be confused with your Grandma’s old boat of a car, the GM Oldsmobile Toronado! This is a guitar folks. This is one breed of guitar that has both confused and interested me at the same t...
Rikki La Rouge5 months ago
Review of "Thoughts" by Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins
"Thoughts" is a book collection of poems, essays, and pictures written by Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, lead singer of TLC. She is known for her smoky and sultry yet unadulterated vocal stylings on all of t...
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Dr. Williams7 months ago
Moody River
Remember Pat Boone and those white buckskin shoes? The good old days of early rock and roll. Back then the giants of the pop music world were Elvis, Pat Boone, and Ricky Nelson. But if my recollection...
Ljubinko Zivkovic8 months ago
Famous Albums That Never Saw The Light of The Day
Remember that great soul hit “I Heard It Through the Grapevine” done right by both Marvin Gay and Gladys Night? Well, that is how throughout the history of rock music, but particularly from the time t...
Lisa Comento8 months ago
The "New Sound" of Ska Punk Band Save Ferris
My show review of Save Ferris would not be complete without sharing how it all began… Sitting between two of my long-lost cousins in their truck as it bumped along San Diego's streets one night in November 1997, I fought tears. My Grandmother had passed away a few days prior. I was numb. My family and I made the 10-hour drive from the San Francisco Bay Area to sunny San Diego to be with my mom’s side of the family. Our parents told us teenagers to go out and have fun. The last time I saw these t...
Ljubinko Zivkovic8 months ago
The Beach Boys' Smiley Smile
“Smiley Smile” is The Beach Boys album that nobody wanted, particularly not The Beach Boys' fans and critics. In 1967, when it came out, everybody was expecting and eagerly waiting for The Beach Boys ...
A Great Introduction to Sixties Garage Rock n' Roll
One of the best introductions to Sixties Garage Rock n Roll is ‘The Nuggets, Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968’ compilation. The memory of first laying eyes on this comp still saturates my mind with mist, as if walking once again through the epic and overwhelming jungle of Los Angeles Tower Records. It was as though I stumbled into one of the 7 wonders of the modern world. The myths were true. The store was indeed a forest of hungry fingers searching for audio satisfact...
Jerome Simmons9 months ago
Gospel Sampled
I am a child of the Golden Age of Hip Hop, which most would argue is the late 80s and early 90s. Many believe this time represents the golden age due to the evolution of lyrical content and delivery. ...
Will Vasquez9 months ago
Don't Forget the Flamin' Groovies
The Flamin Groovies released their third album, Teenage Head, back in 1971 to much critical praise. However, because the group was known only tentatively in the Midwest and San Fransisco (where they o...