Nobody came to Eleanor Rigby’s funeral, but the right person may be able to spend forever by her side. The woman who may have been the inspiration for the famous Beatles song is buried in St Peter’s churchyard in Woolton, Liverpool, where John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met at a church fete. Show More Summary
The singer also debuted a new song called "LA" at Tokyo's Summer Sonic festival.
Wesley Stace has announced the lineups for the next three editions of his "Cabinet of Wonders" music/comedy/literature series at NYC"s City Winery. Bridget St. John will be performing the songs of Kevin Ayers with Ayers' daughter Gaylen at the November edition. Continue reading…
Scottish band The Trashcan Sinatras are celebrating their 30th anniversary by going on an acoustic tour where they're "going to play all 100 of our original songs," with a focus on their 1993 album I've Seen Everything. They're not going to play all 100 at every show, obviously, but fans are encouraged to post requests... Continue reading…
The Killers have a new song named "The Man," and used it to get ready for the big bout on Aug. 26. Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather are both phenomenal athletes, but that's where the similarities end. However, they have one otherShow More Summary
The song shot to No. 1 on iTunes in the buildup to once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event
U2 have sent out a letter promoting a new song called "Blackout" and their upcoming album Songs Of Experience. Fan site @U2 reports that several U2 fans received a letter in the mail containing text referencing William Blake's Songs Of Innocence And Experience, with a superimposed silhouette of Bono's son and Edge's daughter revealing the…
Action Bronson is releasing the third and final installment of his very good Blue Chips series this Friday, and today he’s put out the third song from the tape, "9-24-7000," featuring a very relaxed-sounding Rick Ross floating over a sparse, New Age-y beat. You can check out the previous two singles -- "Let Me Breathe"
Have you ever wanted to be buried on top of Eleanor Rigby, the possible subconscious inspiration for the Beatles song of the same name? Well, now's your chance! The Guardian reports that the deed for the grave of the woman who is buried in St. Peter's churchyard in Woolton, Liverpool -- where Paul McCartney and…
Some songs are born as protest songs; others become so much, much later. “Move Bitch,” the tenth track off of Ludacris’s sophomore album, Word of Mouf, falls squarely in the latter category. The single, which peaked at No. 10 on the Hot 100 way back in 2002, gained an unexpected ... More »
Bonnie Tyler‘s song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” went to number one on iTunes on Monday (August 21) during the 2017 Solar Eclipse… and she even performed the song live that day! The legendary singer performed on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship alongside Joe Jonas and his band DNCE. “I’m on this amazing ship called [...]
On Wednesday, August 23, poet, songwriter, and Beach Boys collaborator Stephen Kalinich will read his own poetry and perform with the Los Angeles-based collective Divinity Band. The post A Concert of Protest Songs at LA Louver appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Here’s something Bonnie Tyler probably didn’t foresee when she released her soon-to-be hit song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” in 1983: That in the futuristic-sounding year of 2017, there would be a literal total eclipse (of the sun, in...Show More Summary
It is a world where the seasons last for years, where summers can span decades and devastating winters can threaten to destroy civilisation altogether. In the warmth of summer, princes and kings do battle and play their games of thrones. Show More Summary
Rock bands used to be mysterious organizations. Fandom was an exercise in extreme patience. You whiled away the hours in monk-like private study of records, lyrics, and liner notes. A new song or video or interview hit like a scientist’s “eureka” moment, offering a new lens through which to explore ... More »
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Marteen performs his spicy new song “Sriracha” at the YouTube Space LA last week in Los Angeles. Watch the fun performance video below! In case you missed it, watch Marteen‘s free-spirited “Sriracha” video! “A post-Lil Yachty melodic piano-rap ditty by a teenage Lothario flirting by telling his girl that her body is as hot as [...]
Paul McCartney has maintained that he invented the name Eleanor Rigby for the song “Eleanor Rigby” and that there was no real Eleanor Rigby who inspired him, but whether he thinks it influenced him or not, a grave bearing that name does exist in a churchyard near where he and John Lennon met in Liverpool. Show More Summary
Chano and brother reunite on gospel-tinged song. Continue reading…
Sounds like: Bodhi, Philco, Hot Since 82 Song: Wayward - Tapestry What's so good? Re-watched The Matrix trilogy recently. You should do that if you haven't in a while. The films feature a predominantly techno soundtrack, which happens...Show More Summary