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

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

East of Sunset (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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East of Sunset (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

EAST OF SUNSET (2005) Starring Emily Stiles, Jimmy Wayne Farley, Dikla Marshall, Greg Garritano, Lucia Sullivan, Robby Morris, Jeff Gargiulo, Nino Cirabisi, Conor Jonathan, Eimer Devlin, Monte Vallier and Will Waghorn. Screenplay by Heather Miller. Directed by Brian McNelis. Distributed by Blixa Films.  89 minutes.  Rated NC-17. East of Sunset is the story of two alcoholic … 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