Herb Alpert Is… (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Herb Alpert Is… (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

HERB ALPERT IS… (2020) Featuring Herb Alpert, Lani Hall, Burt Bacharach, Richard Carpenter, Bill Moyers, Questlove, Sting, Sergio Mendes, Jerry Moss, Lou Adler, Nick Ceroli, Bob Edmondson, Tonni Kalash, Lou Pagani, John Pisano, Pat Senatore, Quincy Jones, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Sir Ken Robinson, Paul Williams, Billy Bob Thornton, Aria Alpert, Eden Alpert, Randy Badazz … Continue reading

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. – The 5th Dimension Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. – The 5th Dimension Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. The 5th Dimension Belong In the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame By Mark Mussari One day in the middle of Woodstock – the three-day musical extravaganza that defined a generation in the summer of 1969 – the massive crowd broke spontaneously into a rousing rendition of “Aquarius,” the seminal … Continue reading

Classic Albums: The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Classic Albums: The Beach Boys – Pet Sounds (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

CLASSIC ALBUMS – THE BEACH BOYS: PET SOUNDS (2016) Featuring Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Tony Asher, Karl Engemann, Mark Linett, Hal Blaine, Don Randi, Bruce Botnick, Helen Shapiro, Keith Altham, David WIld, Lucy O’Brien and archival footage of Dennis Wilson. Directed by Martin R. Smith and Matthew Longfellow. Distributed … Continue reading

Burt Bacharach – A Life in Song (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Burt Bacharach – A Life in Song (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

BURT BACHARACH – A LIFE IN SONG (2016) Starring Burt Bacharach, Michael Grade, Alfie Roe, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Shaun Escoffery, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Heyward, Michael Kiwanuka, Laura Mvula, Joss Stone, Josie James, Donna Taylor, John Pagano, The Burt Bacharach Band and Senbla Concert Orchestra. Directed by Richard Valentine. Distributed by Eagle Rock Entertainment.  111 minutes.  Not … Continue reading

Rumer – A Change of Seasons
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Rumer – A Change of Seasons

Rumer A Change of Seasons by Jay S. Jacobs The crazy thing about overnight success is that it always takes a hell of a long time to achieve.  When retro-vibed and striking British singer Rumer released her debut album Seasons of My Soul in late 2010 in Europe, most of the stories pointed out that the singer … Continue reading

Bee Gees – In Our Own Time (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Bee Gees – In Our Own Time (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

BEE GEES – IN OUR OWN TIME (2010) Featuring Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb (archival footage) & Andy Gibb (archival footage). Directed by Skot Bright. Distributed by Eagle Rock Entertainment.  116 minutes.  Not Rated. Over thirty years on from their blindingly bright supernova of stardom, in which the Bee Gees rivaled the Beatles for … Continue reading

Frankie Valli – Romancing the 00s
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Frankie Valli – Romancing the 00s

Frankie Valli Romancing the 00s by Jay S. Jacobs Frankie Valli has been such an in-your-face presence in music and pop culture for so many decades that it is kind of shocking when you realize that his CD Romancing the 60s is his first album of new material in 28 years. After all, this is a guy … Continue reading

Burt Bacharach – What the World Needs Now…
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Burt Bacharach – What the World Needs Now…

Burt Bacharach – What the World Needs Now… by Ken Sharp Originally posted on July 24, 2006. “Burt Bacharach’s musical contribution was very beautiful, wonderful, warm music that everybody liked and admired,” raves Brian Wilson. “His uniqueness lay in his chord patterns. The chords in ‘Walk On By,’ ‘Here I Am’ and ‘Do You Know The Way To San … Continue reading

Jimmy Webb – All He Knows…
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Jimmy Webb – All He Knows…

Jimmy Webb All He Knows… by Ronald Sklar If you are under thirty and have even the slightest retro sensibility, chances are you are familiar with the classic pop songs of Jimmy Webb, and good for you. And if you are over thirty, endlessly toiling in an office and music appreciation is just a faint … Continue reading