Elton John and Ed Sheeran Release Holiday Track ‘Merry Christmas’

Elton John and Ed Sheeran have released their new, fun holiday track “Merry Christmas.”. Embedded below, the track comes with a cheerful video full of holiday cheer. Best of all, all proceeds from the song will be split between the Ed Sheeran Suffolk Music Foundation and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
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See Why the New Highlander Hotel in Iowa City ROCKS

Bless its hospitable heart. Over the last four decades, the iconic Highlander Hotel and Supper Club in Iowa City has gone through eight different chain remodels, each duller than the last. Think the bland leading the bland. When hotelier Angela Harrington purchased the mammoth property just a few months before...
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Christmas Songs: 25 Classic Rock/Pop Tunes to Get into the Holiday Spirit

Now that it’s finally December, it’s time to fully embrace Christmas songs. (Sure, some may have started long ago, but many like to wait until Thanksgiving is in the rearview.) To help fully get into the holiday spirit, consider adding these 25 songs to your Christmas playlist. Leave it to...

Tomorrow's birthdays

Game show host Wink Martindale is 88. Singer Freddy “Boom Boom” Cannon is 85. Actor-producer-director Max Baer Junior (“The Beverly Hillbillies”) is 84. Bassist Bob Mosley of Moby Grape is 79. Singer-bassist Chris Hillman (The Byrds, the Flying Burrito Brothers) is 77. Singer Southside Johnny Lyon of Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes is 73. Actor Jeff Bridges is 72. Guitarist Gary Rossington (Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rossington Collins Band) is 70. Actor Patricia Wettig is 70. Actor Tony Todd (“Final Destination” films) is 67. Drummer Brian Prout of Diamond Rio is 66. Jazz singer Cassandra Wilson is 66. Bassist Bob Griffin (The BoDeans) is 62. Singer Vinnie Dombroski of Sponge is 59. Actor Chelsea Noble (“Growing Pains,” ″Kirk”) is 57. Actor Marisa Tomei (toh-MAY’) is 57. Comedian Fred Armisen (“Portlandia,” ″Saturday Night Live”) is 55. Rapper Jay-Z is 52. Actor Kevin Sussman (“Ugly Betty”) is 51. Model Tyra Banks is 48. Country singer Lila McCann is 40. Actor Lindsay Felton (“Caitlin’s Way”) is 37. Actor Orlando Brown (“That’s So Raven”) is 34. Actor Scarlett Estevez (“Lucifer”) is 14.

Interview – Chris Hillman Talks The Byrd & Beyond

The original bassist and one of the original members of legendary Rock band The Byrds, Chris Hillman is a unique talent as both a musician and songwriter. Creating a style that melds Rock, Folk, and Bluegrass, Hillman is a key figure in pioneering of the Country Rock genre. In the music world for sixty plus years now, Hillman has plenty of interesting tales to tell and it all comes together in his 2020 autobiography Time Between: My Life as a Byrd, Burrito Brother, and Beyond.

Music Reissues Weekly: Box Of Pin-Ups - The British Sounds of 1965, Think I'm Going Weird - Original Artefacts From The British Psychedelic Scene 1966-68

The psychedelia-prefiguring Marc Bolan, as seen in a Decca Records promo shot circulated to coincide with his paranormal-themed November 1965 single ‘The Wizard’ Within a couple of weeks, they had a business card describing them as playing “psychedelic rock.”. Three days later, on the 11th, another new band was seen...

Hiss Golden Messenger (solo) / Rosali

Singer/songwriter Michael Taylor (aka M.C. Taylor) has been touring and recording as Hiss Golden Messenger since 2010 offering a fusion of classic rock and folk-pop strongly influenced by the Beatles, Byrds, and Buffalo Springfield. Michael performs a solo concert in support of his 2021 release “Quietly Blowing It.” Singer/songwriter Rosali opens the show.

Jock Bartley

If you listened to pop radio in the late ’70s, it was hard to miss Firefall, whose soft-rock hits were plastered all over AM airwaves, notably “You Are the Woman,” “Just Remember I Love You,” and “Strange Way.”. Firefall is back with Comet, their first album in 25 years. Featuring...

‘Queen Sugar’ Is a Wrap After Season 7

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM. SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE. To everything (turn, turn, turn), there is a season (turn, turn, turn), and a time to every purpose, under heaven remember that classic hit by The Byrds? Well according to Queen Ava DuVernay much like the song, that season turn has came for the OWN network series ‘Queen Sugar’ and it will conclude after the up coming season 7.