All posts by Jack Brenn

  • Chuck Barris Final Curtain Call RIP

    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 Dick Clark, Barris...

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

    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 technology is something...

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

    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 on American radio...

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

    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, it was the...

    • Posted February 17, 2017
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  • OFFICIAL ROCK HALL CLASS OF 2017 ROSTER.

    #RHOF YOUR OFFICIAL ROCK HALL CLASS OF 2017 ROSTER. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is proud to announce that 6 artists from the ballot are included in the Performer Category and 1 individual is recognized...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • Blondie’s Debbie Harry Reigns On The Red Carpet

    Debbie Harry, lead singer of Blondie, is 71 years old and rocks the red carpet on every occasion. She attended the Elite Style Awards Monday night and had no problem donning a crown and flaunting her status...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • Lady Gaga & Metallica Rally: 59th Grammy Awards

    This rocking performance, from Lady Gaga and Metallica on last nights 59th Annual Grammy Awards Show is  filled with technical difficulties and snafus but it illustrates why artists like Mariah Carey cannot headline, or maybe even be considered to...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
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  • Bruno Mars Prince Tribute Slideshow

    Bruno Mars and The Time honored Prince’s legacy at the 2017 Grammy’s on Sunday. It was a funky, raucous, stirring tribute to an artist fans are still mourning. Bruno Mars was the perfect artist to compliment The...

    • Posted February 13, 2017
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  • Madonna Sent Down Under. Banned From TX Radio Station

    Madonna Banned: Labeled Unpatriotic by Texas Radio Yesterday, a small, foreign owned radio station broadcasting to Texarkana, Texas, Hope, Arkansas, and New Boston, Texas announced its plan to ban Madonna from its airwaves. They posted a media...

    • Posted January 26, 2017
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  • RIP Mary Tyler Moore: 1st Feminist

    Since the invention of television, American sitcoms typically depicted a traditional family as a mother, father, and children. However, The Mary Tyler Moore Show broke away from that trend of the traditional woman that was so popular...

    • Posted January 25, 2017
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