Olivia Newton-John Part Three
Newton-John appearing with John Travolta in 1982
Newton-John appearing with John Travolta in 1982
I’m so excited about doing Bob Seger Part Three, and I hope I do another soon, so you won’t have to wait, because he’s one of my favorites so I’m sure.
After Mongrel (1970) failed to live up to the success of Ramblin‘ Gamblin‘ Man(1969 ), The System dissipated. For a short period of time following the breakup, Seger had ambitions to be a one-man act. In 1971, Seger released his first solo album, the all-acoustic Brand New Morning. The album was a commercial failure and led to Seger‘s departure from Capitol Records.
Seger, having regained an eye for bands, began playing with the duo Teegarden & Van Winkle, who in 1970 had a hit single with “God, Love and Rock & Roll“. Together they recorded Smokin‘ O.P.‘s (1972 ), rele...
This week I’m trying to catch up on some of my past performers, and I hope you like what I’m doing with them. In Dolly Parton Part Seven, I’l be focusing on her other talents.
Parton was a co-owner of Sandollar Productions, with Sandy Gallin, her former manager. A film and television production company, it produced the documentary Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt (1989 ), which won an Academy Award for Best Documentary (Feature); the television series Babes(1990— 91) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997— 2003); and the feature films Father of the Bride(1991),Father of the Bride: Part II (1995) Straight Talk (1992) (in which Parton starred), and Sabrina(1995), among other shows. In a 2009 interview, singer Connie Fra...
I know it’s been awhile, but that’s the beauty of my website, I never stop finding new information about my about people I like. In Eric Clapton Part Four, I’m forced from 1969 to 1971.
Blind Faith, Delaney and Bonnie and Friends
Blind Faith in 1969, with Clapton standing far right
Clapton‘s next group, Blind Faith, formed in 1969, was composed of Cream drummer Ginger Baker, Steve Winwood of Traffic, and Ric Grech of Family, and yielded one LP and one arena-circuit tour.The supergroup debuted before 100,000 fans in London‘s Hyde Park on 7 June 1969. They performed several dates in Scandinavia and began a sold-out Americantour in July before their only album was released. The LP Blind Faith consisted ofjust six songs, one of them the hit “Read More
It’s been awhile, but not forgotten, it’s Pete Townshend Part Three, and I’m ready for Part Four. I just needed some more facts to finish it, and that’s what stoped me from publishing my blog.
In addition to his work with the Who, Townshend has been sporadically active as asolo recording artist. Between 1969 and 1971 Townshend, along with other devotees to Meher Baba, recorded a trio of albums devoted to his teachings: Happy Birthday, I Am, and With Love. In response to bootlegging of these, he compiled his personal highlights (and “Evolution“, a collaboration with Ronnie Lane), and released his first major-label solo title, 1972‘s Who Came First. It was a moderate success and featured demos of Who songs asRead More
I’m excited about this blog. Hank Williams Jr. Part Three, and to prove it, I found an album that will fit it nicely, so please enjoy.
In an October 3, 2011, interview with Fox News Channel‘s Fox & Friends, Williams referred to a June golf game in which President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner had teamed against Vice President Joe Biden and Ohio Governor John Kasich, saying the match was “one of the biggest political mistakes ever“.When asked why the golf game troubled him, Williams stated, “Come on. That ‘d be like Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu … in the shape this country is in?“ He also said that the President and Vice President were “the enemy“ and compared them
Morgan Fisher (Mott the Hoople).
Steve Ripley (The Tractors).
January 3— Beth Anderson, American composer.
January 5— Chris Stein, guitarist and co-founder of Blondie.
January 7— Juan Gabriel, singer (died 2016).
January 9— David Johansen, proto-punk singer (New York Dolls).
January 21— Billy Ocean, singer.
Luis Alberto Spinetta, “father of Argentine rock“.
Patrick Simmons (The Doobie Brothers).
This concludes the final part of this series, of Lionel Ritchie Part Three, but it’s not the last you see on my website.
In recent years, Template: August 2011 Richie has become a phenomenon in various Arab states, and has performed in Morocco, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Libya. John Berman for ABC News reported in 2006 that “Grown Iraqi men get misty-eyed by the mere mention of his name. ‘I love Lionel Richie,‘ they say. They can sing an entire Lionel Richie song.“ Berman wrote that Richie said he was told that Iraqi civilians were playing “All Night Long“ the night U.S. tanks invaded Baghdad. Richie was against the war and has said he would like to perform in Baghdad
So far, I’ve done, Billy Joel Part Six, and I’m going to do more for the rest of the week. That means, I should be done by Monday.
The Disney animated children‘s film, Oliver & Company, released in November 1988, features Joel in a rare acting (voice only) role, as the character Dodger. The character‘s design is based on Joel‘s image at the time, including his trademark Wayfarer sunglasses. Joel also sang his character‘s song “Why Should I Worry?“.
The recording of the album Storm Front, which commenced in 1988, coincided with major changes in Joel‘s career and inaugurated a period of serious upheaval in his business affairs. In August 1989, just before the album was released, Joel dismissed his man...
1949 was a great for variety, because I grew up in the 1970’s radio, and everyone had hit songs, like I’ll be typing in Lionel Richie Part One, has many.
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. (born June 20, 1949) is an American singer, songwriter,actor, and record producer. Richie‘s style of ballads with the Commodores and inhis solo career launched him as one of the most successful balladeers of the1980s.
Richie receiving the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors
Lionel Brockman Richie Jr. June 20, 1949 (age 70).
Tuskegee, Alabama, U.S.
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
( m. 1975; div. 1993).
( m. 1995; div. 2004).
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