All posts by LB Bowen
Backstory Peter Frampton: Frampton Comes Alive!
ARTICLE VIEWS: 692 Peter Frampton: Frampton Comes Alive! Number #1 April,1976 In 1976 two important cultural events happened in America: the country celebrated its bicentenary and Frampton Comes Alive! was released. The album captured the era of...
- Posted April 11, 2017
Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood Review
ARTICLE VIEWS: 884 Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood are on the last leg of a three-year world tour. Let that sink in… three years… on tour… OnStage Magazine caught the Saturday night...
- Posted April 9, 2017
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2017
ARTICLE VIEWS: 553 Rock Hall of Fame Drama Every year, when new inductees are announced, there’s an outcry over which nominees got in and which ones did not. When it began in 1986, the Rock and Roll...
- Posted April 7, 2017
The Beatles & The Blues
ARTICLE VIEWS: 999 #The Blues Beatles It’s Sacrilege! To Reinvent The Beatles??? Not so much… Well, yes — as sacrilegious as it might sound, to give the fab-4 a new spin – it’s happened. And it’s good....
- Posted April 3, 2017
Happy Birthday Jimmy Cliff
ARTICLE VIEWS: 22 #Aries Jimmy Cliff International reggae star Jimmy Cliff, born James Chambers on April 1, 1948, in St. James, Jamaica, began making music as a child. In his adolescent years, he began releasing singles and...
- Posted April 1, 2017
Legal: Determining Songwriters’ Future Revenue
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,044 #LEGAL Streaming Revenue. Determining Songwriters’ Future The Copyright Royalty Board is setting hearings to determine a new mechanical royalty rate. The current statutory mechanical royalty rate for physical recordings (such as CDs) and permanent...
- Posted March 31, 2017
The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners
ARTICLE VIEWS: 31,096 Open Letter from Working Musician, Dave Goldberg to LA Club & Bar Owners. The Working Musician vs. Bar & Club Owners Jazz Musician, Dave Goldberg, pinned this scathing and darkly humorous open letter to...
- Posted March 30, 2017
Paul McCartney Working on New Album
ARTICLE VIEWS: 650 Paul McCartney BBC Radio 6 During an interview with Matt Everitt @ BBC Radio 6, Paul McCartney announced his plans for a new album. “I’m making a new album, which is great fun. I’m...
- Posted March 28, 2017
Backstory: Solid Gold. John Stewart, Stevie Nicks & Lindsey Buckingham
ARTICLE VIEWS: 476 Turning Music Into Gold. John Stewart was a member of the Kingston Trio in the early 60s and wrote the Monkees’ #1 hit, “Daydream Believer.” He came from out of nowhere and scored a...
- Posted March 23, 2017
Aries Playlist Complicated and Contradictory
ARTICLE VIEWS: 1,130 Are You an Aries? Aries is the sign of the self. People born under this sign are some of the most complicated and contradictory people out there. They’re the first sign of the zodiac,...
- Posted March 20, 2017