A serious contender for The Most Overrated Musician Who Ever Lived. John Lennon started out as one of those guys who pissed and moaned about his fame, but to his credit, he did manage to get over that. … more
RabidChihuahua posted a Quick Tip about The Doors.
December 29, 2012
Clearly they did their best work in the 1960's while at London records. Their work in the 1970's and beyone was OK but for the most part failed to duplicate the energy and sheer exitement of their … more
Look Sharp! contains some of the cleverest songs from the 1970s, one of which was a huge radio hit. Jackson emerged just as Elvis Costello and Graham Parker did, both incredibly clever and caustic songwriters … more
TheJohn posted a Quick Tip about Joe Satriani.
September 25, 2010
Jimi Hendrix. That name is literally music to my ears. Ahead of his time, and taken away young, He was a spectacle during his lifetime. At one point while ending a show, he lit his guitar on fire onstage. One … more
Hendrix is the man who took simple pentatonic and blues scales and blew them out in a way no-one has since. His playing always seemed so effortless, his improvisation so soulful. Although he helped popularize … more
I think I may have had the Kings of Leon in my itunes library for about two years before I ever really listened to any of their music. Shocker, I know. Thinking back now, I can't fathom how I could have … more
This album is exactly what you'd expect from this particular American Idol winner. Rock anthems, ballads, and an album cover picture of Daughtry with hair. With writing credits on 11 of the 14 songs (there's … more
It's amazing how this paparazzi-plagued performer can put her personal demons on hold and consistently keep putting out back to back hits. After all the bad press (and behavior) of the last year, it must … more
It's been a while since these ex-boy banders registered on the pop culture meter, but here they are, fourteen years after their last album, with a few "distinguishing" wrinkles and less hair, but still … more