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

The Quiet One (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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The Quiet One (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

THE QUIET ONE (2019) Featuring Bill Wyman, Suzanne Acosta Wyman, Charlie Watts, Eric Clapton, Andrew Loog Oldham, Tony Chapman, Glyn Johns, Buddy Guy, Mary Wilson, Bob Geldof, Gered Mankowitz, Terry O’Neill and archival footage of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Ian Stewart, Mick Taylor, Ron Wood, Ed Rudy, Frank Mead and Dick Cavett. Written … Continue reading

k.d. lang: Ingénue Redux – Live at the Majestic Theater (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)
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k.d. lang: Ingénue Redux – Live at the Majestic Theater (A PopEntertainment.com Music Video Review)

K.D. LANG: INGÉNUE REDUX – LIVE FROM THE MAJESTIC THEATER (2019) Featuring k.d. lang, Daniel Clarke, David Piltch, Grecco Buratto, Rich Hinman, Andrew Borger, Moorea Masa and Tahirah Memory. Directed by Daniel E. Catullo III. Distributed by MVD Visual. 106 minutes. Not Rated. k.d. lang’s career was in kind of a weird place twenty-five years … Continue reading

Nico, 1988 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Nico, 1988 (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

NICO, 1988 (2018) Starring Trine Dyrholm, John Gordon Sinclair, Anamaria Marinca, Sandor Funtek, Thomas Trabacchi, Karina Fernandez, Calvin Demba, Francesco Colella, Freddy Drabble, Matt Patresi and archival footage of Andy Warhol and Nico. Screenplay by Susanna Nicchiarelli. Directed by Susanna Nicchiarelli. Distributed by Magnolia Pictures. 93 minutes. Rated R. 80s cult-favorite new wave band named … 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

Gimme Shelter (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)
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Gimme Shelter (A PopEntertainment.com Movie Review)

Gimme Shelter A few months ago I was reading about the fact that Rick Santorum – evangelical Christian and mega-conservative politician who came in second for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination – was starting a new film company to create religious “family-friendly” films.  The first of those, The Christmas Candle,blew out with barely a flutter over … Continue reading

Steven Strait – An Actor Travels to Civilization in 10,000 BC
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Steven Strait – An Actor Travels to Civilization in 10,000 BC

Steven Strait An Actor Travels to Civilization in 10,000 BC by Brad Balfour No one ever expected a special-effects laden epic conceived and crafted by producer/director Roland Emmerich to be concerned about gaps in logic or story structure. So it goes with the German-born impressario’s latest faux-legend, the prehistoric 10,000 BC. From his civilization-destroying tentpole pictures … Continue reading

Jerry Wexler – The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues
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Jerry Wexler – The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues

Jerry Wexler The Man Behind Rhythm and Blues by Ronald Sklar The bookends of Jerry Wexler’s life are predictable and ordinary – it’s the middle that is practically unbelievable. He was born in 1917, to a poor Jewish family in the Bronx, and is currently battling poor health in Sarasota, Florida. That’s probably where he and … Continue reading