Duane Betts – Musician Makes the Case for Both Nature and Nurture When It Comes to Rock N’ Rolling
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Duane Betts – Musician Makes the Case for Both Nature and Nurture When It Comes to Rock N’ Rolling

Duane Betts Musician Makes the Case for Both Nature and Nurture When It Comes to Rock N’ Rolling by Brad Balfour Genetics may not determine everything, but for rocker Duane Betts, it was a great place to start. As the son of veteran musician Dickey Betts, who had been a co-founder of the Allman Brothers … Continue reading

Shannon McNally – Gets Her Irish Up
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Shannon McNally – Gets Her Irish Up

Shannon McNally Gets Her Irish Up by Jay S. Jacobs It’s hard to believe that Shannon McNally has been flying under the radar for about 20 years now. A strong-voiced songstress with a love of musical variety, she was signed up by Capitol Nashville in 1997 while still playing coffee houses and attending Franklin and Marshall … Continue reading

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Hollywood Bowl – Hollywood, California – September 11, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Hollywood Bowl – Hollywood, California – September 11, 2016 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – Hollywood Bowl – Hollywood, California – September 11, 2016 Back in 2001, Jeff Lynne was slated to tour with a new version of ELO (Electric Light Orchestra) in support of his then new album, Zoom. Unfortunately, despite a few warm-up shows, which included an episode of VH1 Storytellers, those dates never … Continue reading

Electric Light Orchestra – Live in Hyde Park (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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Electric Light Orchestra – Live in Hyde Park (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

JEFF LYNNE’S ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA – BBC RADIO 2 LIVE IN HYDE PARK (2015) Featuring Jeff Lynne, Richard Tandy, Milton McDonald, Lee Pomeroy, Donovan Hepburn, Marcus Byrne, Bernie Smith, Melanie Lewis-McDonald, Mick Wilson, Iain Hornal, Chereene Allen and the BBC Concert Orchestra. Directed by Janet Fraser Crook. Distributed by Eagle Rock Entertainment.  173 minutes.  Not … Continue reading

Bobby Vee – Somewhere Down the Line
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Bobby Vee – Somewhere Down the Line

BOBBY VEE SOMEWHERE DOWN THE LINE BY RONALD SKLAR Rock and roll is cram-packed with ironic stories. Read the bio of almost any artist and you’ll find the woulda-coulda-shoulda tale of how he almost became an accountant. And prefacing almost every Top 10 hit is the tiresome fable of how the song nearly wound up … Continue reading