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Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years

Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years

Ron Howard’s new film, Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years, is a masterful film about the early success of the Beatles. The documentary cover the band’s touring days from 1962 to 1966.  Following their 1966 concert at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park, the Beatles largely retired

Chuck Berry

Chuck Berry Pioneered Rock and Roll Music

Known for his duck walk and signature guitar licks, Chuck Berry left an indelible mark on rock and roll music. Berry died on March 18, 2017, at the age of 90. Born in 1926, Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry is often referred to as the “father

Music Week in Miami Features Ultra Music Festival

Featuring some of the world’s best artists and DJs, Miami’s Ultra Music Festival turns a city park into a massive dance floor. This year, the annual Ultra Music will be held on March 24, 25, 26 in Downtown Miami’s Bayfront Park. While the theme is

Bob Dylan 1966 Live Recordings

Bob Dylan fans who have been chasing bootlegs can now have the real deal. In November, Columbia/Legacy released a massive 36-disc box set that features every known recording from Dylan’s 1966 tour of the US, UK, Europe, and Australia. Bob Dylan is frequently described as

King Crimson, “On (And Off) the Road” Box Set

King Crimson, “On (And Off) the Road” Box Set

At some point they will run out of live King Crimson to remaster and re-issue, but for now there are still many performances to share and treasure.  The newest deluxe box set, On (and off) the Road, features 19 discs and covers all of the

Queen released a complete Studio Album Collection in vinyl last year. The Queen Vinyl Box was priced at $300 and it became an instant collector’s item.

Queen Vinyl Box Set Becoming a Collectable

Queen released a complete Studio Album Collection in vinyl last year.  It was priced at $300 and it became an instant collector’s item.  It is not quite up there with the Beatles box set produced by the Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs in the 80’s which

Steven Wilson

New Albums by the King — Steven Wilson

In between re-mastering some of the greatest Progressive Rock albums of all time, Steven Wilson also managed to record two impressive albums of his own over the two years. In January, Wilson released “4 ½,” which followed 2015’s “Hand. Cannot. Erase.” Every audiophile is familiar