Posts Tagged ‘Cream’

By Hans Ebert There’s been a great deal of chatter recently about this term known as “A&R” (Artists and Repertoire), its importance, especially to a major music company, and the rise and influence of the A&R person, who, in many ways, has become the Rock Star executive within the often dated structure of a music [...]

There’s a kind of hush and mush and beatz and paddling upstream all the time with Tidal, Spotify, and now Apple, but nowhere are their the Rock Guitar Gods who once strode across the world with the brontosaurus stomp of their They Ain’t Heavy They’re Our Brothers Bands with names like Led Zeppelin, Vanilla Fudge, [...]

Say what you will- and even though I heard a track by Clash being played on an online horse racing channel today- the Beatles HAVE to be a miracle that happened when the world needed it most with something prophetic when Lennon said that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus. Always ahead of the [...]

“Even if you’re not doing well, you can at least dress well.” Christian Reith- and what an incredible movie his comeback story would make- one of my favorite jockeys in Sydney- the kind that rides horses- said that and which makes sense to me. (Source: Punters Paradise) But even if when you’re not doing well [...]

I somehow managed to see a very weird commercial for The Dog Whisper’s program where Lionel Ritchie’s Hello was rewritten to actually accommodate the words, “I am Cesar, The Dog Whisperer.” Mr. Lionel’s video for his song remains very weird but this new mangled promo is just plain bizarre. Anyway, this promo and the onslaught [...]

There was a time when a “supergroup” like Blind Faith was a dream project. After all, here was Stevie Winwood from Traffic and Eric Clapton and Ginger Rogers from that other “supergroup”‘ that was Cream and Ric Gretch from Family. But after one not very supergroup effort which had one magnificent track in “Can’t Find [...]