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

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp
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Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp

Jimmy Webb’s New Memoir The Cake and the Rain Is a Rollicking, Musical Romp by Mark Mussari “There were two of me,” Jimmy Webb states at one point in his highly engaging new memoir The Cake and the Rain (St. Martin’s Press). Truer words could not be spoken by the composer of some of contemporary music’s … Continue reading

Glen Campbell – I’ll Be Me (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Glen Campbell – I’ll Be Me (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

GLEN CAMPBELL – I’LL BE ME (2015) Featuring Glen Campbell, Kim Campbell, Ashley Campbell, Cal Campbell, Shannon Campbell, T.J. Kuenster, Ry Jarred, Siggy Sjursen, Kiefo Nilsson, Ronald Petersen, Bobbie Gale, Jay Leno, Jimmy Webb, Bruce Springsteen, The Edge, Paul McCartney, Blake Shelton, Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Steve Martin, Chad Smith, Kathy … 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

The Wrecking Crew (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Wrecking Crew (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE WRECKING CREW (2015) Featuring Brian Wilson, Cher, Nancy Sinatra, Tommy Tedesco, Hal Blaine, Don Randi, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborn, Earl Palmer, Glen Campbell, Leon Russell, Herb Alpert, Roger McGuinn, Dick Clark, Jimmy Webb, Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork, Bones Howe, Lou Adler, H.B. Barnum, Al Casey, Snuff Garrett, Larry Knechtel, Larry Levine, Lew McCreary, Bill … 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