Grand Funk had two things going for them in 1973: Todd Rundgren and cowbell. Okay, they had a lot more going for them that.
Back in 1983, Americans discovered a brand new band named UB40. This sensational discovery was made by turning on the radio,
This was not my first Tomita record. That dubious honor belongs to his electronic interpretation of Holst’s Planets, which I spun often as a teenager.
Jeremy Storch is a man in need of a memoir. Behind the Music has nothing on this guy’s story.
National Lampoon was the humor magazine for kids who aged out of Mad Magazine much in the way that Heavy Metal was the next logical step after Marvel and DC comics.
The Who’s Who’s Next bears one of the most iconic album covers of all time. This isn’t it.
Say what you will about the music, but Zodiac Mindwarp and the Love Reaction had style. There’s a reason for that:
“Christmas time is here, happiness and cheer.” That charming little couplet entered the public consciousness on the evening of December 9, 1965,
It’s Christmas Eve. What did you expect me to pull from my stacks, Slipknot?
This one was one of my grail discs for many years.