All posts by Jack Brenn

  • Elvis Presley, NYE Traditions.

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 494 There are few patterns in how Elvis celebrated the coming of each new year. Only three times did Elvis perform on New Year’s Eve—once at the start of his career and twice at the...

    • Posted December 30, 2017
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  • John Lennon and The Number 9

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 2,563 Mysteries related to the Beatles and John Lennon’s use of the number 9 Before discovering numerology, John Lennon had been aware of the strong presence of the number 9 in his life but hindsight...

    • Posted October 20, 2017
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  • CHARLES BRADLEY Soul of America

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 10,287  Feed Your Soul w/ Charles Bradley   On this 4th of July weekend, instead of watching Tom Cruise battling in Vietnam or battling mummies, try Soul of America, a documentary by Poull Brien charting the extraordinary...

    • Posted July 3, 2017
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  • Billy Squier’s Career Killing Video

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 751 Billy Squier spent the early ’80s playing big arenas and burning up the Billboard charts. He released two multi-platinum Top 5 albums (1981’s Don’t Say No and 1982’s Emotions in Motion) during a two-year...

    • Posted June 18, 2017
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  • Legendary Comic Don Rickles Dies at 90.

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 54 #RIP Don Rickles Dies at 90.  Don Rickles was an equal opportunity comic offender. He became famous for his politically incorrect jokes, and for insulting his audience. The New Yorker described him as a tough...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • CHRIS STAPLETON ’S ALL-AMERICAN ROAD SHOW

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 589 CHRIS STAPLETON ADDS SEVEN NEW DATES, ON SALE FRIDAY Chris Stapleton’s highly anticipated new album, From A Room: Volume 1, will be released May 5 on Mercury Records Nashville and is now available for...

    • Posted April 6, 2017
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  • Chuck Barris Final Curtain Call RIP

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 69 Chuck Barris, the producer and host of The Gong Show took his final curtain call this week.  Chuck Barris was born on June 3, 1929, in Philadelphia. Having previously worked as an assistant to...

    • Posted March 22, 2017
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  • Black Mirror Soundtrack: Irma Thomas

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,159 Black Mirror is Charlie Brooker’s disturbing British science fiction anthology series about a dark, narcissistic, and dystopian world in the near future. The plots focus on technology and require the audience to consider whether...

    • Posted February 23, 2017
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  • Gordon Lightfoot Backstory: If You Could Read My Mind

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 911 Gordon Lightfoot If You Could Read My Mind Feb 20 1971 Gordon Lightfoot was an established name in Canada by the late 60’s, but “If You Could Read My Mind” made Lightfoot a staple...

    • Posted February 20, 2017
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  • Gone But Not Forgotten: Nick Drake, Pink Moon

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,432 45 years ago, Nick Drake’s “Pink Moon” was released. It’s the third and final studio album by the English folk musician Nick Drake. Released in the UK by Island Records on February 25th, 1972,...

    • Posted February 17, 2017
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