Rolling Stones – “She’s a Rainbow”

Let’s rejoice in the fact that the Stones made some good songs on their album “Their Satanic Majesties“. This is the only album from them that I’ll ever listen to. According to Wikipedia: Upon its release, the album “drew mixed reviews from the critics as well as some mixed reactions within the group itself.”[3] In recent… Rolling Stones – “She’s a Rainbow” was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading Rolling Stones – “She’s a Rainbow”

Lennie keeps his Baby Boomers Happy

Leonard Cohen’s “Popular Problems” has been nominated for 4 Juno Awards, the Canadian equivalent of the annual American pop-ego-fest. His new album, the first one containing all new numbers in many years, has been selected in four different categories. The fact that it was a number one Fan Choice speaks volumes for the sophistication and… Lennie keeps his Baby Boomers Happy was originally published on Rhyme et Reason Continue reading Lennie keeps his Baby Boomers Happy

ReR Recommends – Covers for a Friday

I don’t find too many covers that are as good as the original, but some are certainly commendable.  I enjoy listening to a unique spin on a song. Even the voice of the artist or an acoustic version can change a song completely. Take some time out of your work day to listen to a few of my favorite covers. It’ll be 5:00 in no time. 1)  “All Along The Watchtower” – Jimi Hendrix Originally written by Bob Dylan, Jimi’s version took the song to a whole  different level. In 1968, the song was ranked as 47th in Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of … Continue reading ReR Recommends – Covers for a Friday

Black Keys talk Rock & Roll, Nickelback

As a result of their newest hit album, El Camino, the Black Keys have certainly been getting their share of attention. Drummer Patrick Carney spoke out in his interview with Rolling Stone- hitting the shelves on Thursday, January 19th:  “Rock & roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world,” he says, blowing cigarette smoke out the window of his rented East Village loft a few days  before the band heads to L.A. “So they became OK with the idea that the biggest rock band in the world is always going to be … Continue reading Black Keys talk Rock & Roll, Nickelback

Black Keys talk Rock & Roll, Nickelback

As a result of their newest hit album, El Camino, the Black Keys have certainly been getting their share of attention. Drummer Patrick Carney spoke out in his interview with Rolling Stone- hitting the shelves on Thursday, January 19th:  “Rock & roll is dying because people became OK with Nickelback being the biggest band in the world,” he says, blowing cigarette smoke out the window of his rented East Village loft a few days  before the band heads to L.A. “So they became OK with the idea that the biggest rock band in the world is always going to be … Continue reading Black Keys talk Rock & Roll, Nickelback