Ann Wilson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – April 6, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Ann Wilson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – April 6, 2017 (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Ann Wilson – The Keswick Theatre – Glenside, PA – April 6, 2017 Since her day job with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Heart is on “temporary” hiatus, Ann Wilson hit the road with her own band to share her own musical journey. (From some of her stage patter at the show, Wilson … Continue reading

Elvis & Nixon (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Elvis & Nixon (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

ELVIS & NIXON (2016) Starring Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville, Colin Hanks, Evan Peters, Sky Ferreira, Tracy Letts, Tate Donovan, Ashley Benson, Dylan Penn, Ritchie Montgomery, Danny McCarthy, Ian Hoch and Jeff Caperton. Screenplay by Joey Sagal & Hanala Sagal and Cary Elwes. Directed by Liza Johnson. Distributed by Bleecker Street.  86 … Continue reading

Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer, Colin Hanks, Johnny Knoxville & Liza Johnson Dramatize a Famous Meeting of the Minds with Elvis & Nixon
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Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer, Colin Hanks, Johnny Knoxville & Liza Johnson Dramatize a Famous Meeting of the Minds with Elvis & Nixon

Kevin Spacey, Michael Shannon, Alex Pettyfer, Colin Hanks, Johnny Knoxville & Liza Johnson Dramatize a Famous Meeting of the Minds with Elvis & Nixon by Jay S. Jacobs There are few meetings in American history which are quite as surreal as the December 1970 pow wow between then President Richard Milhaus Nixon and the King … Continue reading

Warren Zanes – Writing the Book on Tom Petty
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Warren Zanes – Writing the Book on Tom Petty

  Warren Zanes Writing the Book on Tom Petty by Jay S. Jacobs Thirty years ago, Warren Zanes and his brother Dan led a hip rock band called The Del Fuegos.  The Boston-based band released three albums on the cutting-edge Slash/WB label, gaining a cult following, but never quite making the breakthrough that was expected.  … Continue reading

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew
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Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi – Building Up the Wrecking Crew

Denny Tedesco, Hal Blaine and Don Randi Building Up the Wrecking Crew by Jay S. Jacobs The Wrecking Crew was the house band for an entire generation.  But chances are, you’ve never heard of them. The Wrecking Crew was a loose collective of studio musicians who played on many of the biggest hits of the … Continue reading

Tom Jones (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)
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Tom Jones (A PopEntertainment.com Concert Review)

Tom Jones – Theater of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – May 17, 2013 The youthful and charismatic Prince of Wales of yore has matured into a slightly grizzled and hardened King.  While the years have passed and life has challenged, he still retains at 70 years old the chiseled handsomeness and bellwether voice … Continue reading

Crazy – The Hank Garland Story (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Crazy – The Hank Garland Story (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

CRAZY – THE HANK GARLAND STORY (2008) Starring Waylon Payne, Ali Larter, Lane Garrison, Scott Michael Campbell, David Conrad, John Fleck, Timothy Omundson, Brent Briscoe, Beau Baxter, Raymond O’Connor, Steve Vai, Katharine McPhee and Nicole Steinwedell. Screenplay by Rick Bieber, Jason Ehlers and Brent Boyd. Directed by Rick Bieber. Distributed by Favored Nations.  104 minutes.  … Continue reading

Jason Lee – Walking in Memphis
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Jason Lee – Walking in Memphis

Jason Lee Walking in Memphis by Jay S. Jacobs After a few years of playing the title character in the popular sitcom My Name Is Earl and starring in such kid-friendly comedies as Alvin and the Chipmunks and Underdog, Jason Lee is taking a totally different tack for his return to series television. Memphis Beat is a moody and slightly downbeat, yet … 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