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Review: BDT Stage showcases ‘Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story’ through Nov. 14 

Considering all the biographical musicals on stage and screen, it would appear that audiences are nearly as interested in the musicians as the music they make. 856 palabras más


The US Latino Story in Film: The Best and What's Missing

Did you know that a US Latino (man or woman) has not been nominated for a major Academy Award of any kind on their own in over 22 years? 491 palabras más


Rock 'n Roll favourites that never hit the charts in the UK

That esteemed publication Vintage Rock published a fascinating article this month called “40 Rock ‘n’ Roll hits that missed“.

Some great songs that never made it into the UK charts.  816 palabras más


Weird Al Wednesday - September 2015

It’s that time again!  The first Wednesday of the month! Weird Al Wednesday is upon us again.  To think that it’s already September of 2015… my, how the time flies.  256 palabras más

Weird Al Wednesdays

La Bamba: A unique and delightful version!

A friend of a friend of a friend on Facebook posted a wonderful rendition of one of my favorite songs of all time: La Bamba, popularized in my youth by Richie Valensuela, known to rock ‘n’ roll as Richie Valens. 175 palabras más

La Bamba

Google Translate App

Very impressive stuff from the new Google Translate app.

It initially reminded me of the Word Lens app I had a couple of years ago until I found out  32 palabras más


Cover Songs and Original Songs

Why do people respond better to cover songs than to original material? That’s a perennial question and a perennial source of frustration among musicians–at least to those of us who write songs. 681 palabras más