Ken Sharp – Beauty in the Backseat (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Ken Sharp – Beauty in the Backseat (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Ken Sharp – Beauty in the Backseat (Jet Fighter) Power Pop Heroes is not just the name of rock journalist and musician Ken Sharp’s recent multi-volume book series – an oral history of the critically-beloved musical style interviewing some of its biggest stars – it also is an accurate description of Sharp and his band. … Continue reading

The US Festival: 1982 The “US” Generation (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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The US Festival: 1982 The “US” Generation (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

THE US FESTIVAL: 1982 THE “US” GENERATION (2017) Featuring Steve Wozniak, Mick Fleetwood, Stewart Copeland, Mickey Hart, Kate Pierson, Marky Ramone, Eddie Money, Carlos Harvey, Greg Perloff, Sherry Wasserman, Dr. Peter Ellis, John Collins, Andy Hertzfeld, Derek Power, Joe Sharino and Paul Block. Directed by Glenn Aveni. Distributed by MVD Visual. 103 minutes. Not Rated. … Continue reading

Ali McManus – Unbreakable (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Ali McManus – Unbreakable (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Ali McManus – Unbreakable (Desert Dreams) It is an over-used term to call someone’s music or their story inspirational, however just the fact that Ali McManus made Unbreakable is inspiring. McManus has been confined to a wheelchair since she was seven years old, is the survivor of 11 operations in her 21 years and has … Continue reading

Bob Seger – I Knew You When (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Bob Seger – I Knew You When (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Bob Seger – I Knew You When (Capitol) You may take it from the wistful title and the cover photo of a fresh-faced, 20-something Bob Seger staring out at you that his latest album would be a celebration of the music he grew up listening to. Instead, I Knew You When is a look backward, … Continue reading

Boyz II Men – Under the Streetlight (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Boyz II Men – Under the Streetlight (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Boyz II Men – Under the Streetlight (Sony Masterworks) Boyz II Men have embraced the sound of old-school doo-wop music from the very beginning. Their second huge single from their breakout debut album Motownphilly was an a capella cover of an obscure soundtrack single from the 70s – “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to … Continue reading

Ken Sharp – New Mourning (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Ken Sharp – New Mourning (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Ken Sharp – New Mourning (Jet Fighter Records) The power pop underground keeps on keeping on although the musical style has never captured the audience that its most rabid fans feel it deserves.  A delirious mixture of rock crunch and bubble gum beats that has flirted with mainstream success since the 70s, the style has … Continue reading

Goo Goo Dolls – Boxes (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Goo Goo Dolls – Boxes (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Goo Goo Dolls – Boxes (Warner Bros.) The Goo Goo Dolls have made some serious changes over the years.  They first popped onto the pop culture radar in the late 80s as a scrappy punk band on the Metal Blade label.  They released a few down and dirty DIY platters, but no matter how hardcore they … Continue reading

Candice Night – Starlight Starbright (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Candice Night – Starlight Starbright (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Candice Night – Starlight Starbright (Minstrel Hall Music) Parenthood changes a person.  It is not at all rare for a songwriter to feel so inspired by the experience to write music based on their experience with their children.  Some even go so far as to make it the theme of an entire album.  This is where we find … Continue reading

Clutch – Psychic Warfare (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Clutch – Psychic Warfare (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Clutch – Psychic Warfare (Weathermaker Music) Clutch has been a staple of the blues rock scene for quite some time now. Formed in 1990 in Germantown, MD, they have been around for almost 26 years. Their most recent release is Psychic Warfare, which came out this past October. Psychic Warfare consists of 11 songs. The … Continue reading

Motörhead – Bad Magic (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)
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Motörhead – Bad Magic (A PopEntertainment.com Music Review)

Motörhead – Bad Magic (UDR) You’ve got to love Lemmy Kilmister.  At 69 years old, Lemmy still rocks like a hellhound is on his trail.  He’s partied harder than most everyone this side of Keith Richards and he’s survived.  He’s one of the rare rock singers who can still pull off mutton chops.  He’s not … Continue reading