| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:13 AM
To purchase a copy of the cd:
Listening Booth: 1970
1970 was a milestone for Marc -- and for pop culture at large, given the unprecedented range of notable artists who made the charts that year. It was the momentous...
| Jan 19, 2011
Don Kirshner, the veteran music mogul who shepherded songs from a monstrously talented stable of young writers to the top of the pop charts in the 1960s, launched the career of the Monkees and then became a familiar face to millions of rock fans as...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 7:39 PM
With American Idol going on in Hollywood, talent from across the country is on display. But you would never suspect that one of the music industry's most gifted and sought after men is from right here in West Michigan.
Bill Chrysler has worked with...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 10:02 AM
Bill Chrysler is better known in Hollywood than he is around home in Grand Haven.
As an audio engineer, Bill has had his hands on the work of some of the biggest stars in music: Paul McCartney, Christiana Aguilera, Bon Jovi. To talk to him, you have to...
| Dec 10, 2010
James Moody, a jazz saxophonist and flutist whose improvised solo on a recording of the song "I'm in the Mood for Love" became a jazz classic, died Thursday in San Diego, where he had lived in recent years. He was 85 and had pancreatic cancer.
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
1. 5 O'clock World - The Vogues
2. 9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
3. Working for the Weekend - Loverboy
4. Working My Way Back to You - Four Seasons
5. Workin' for a Livin' - Huey Lewis and the News
1. Sloop John B - Beach Boys
2. Ding Dong, Ding Dong...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 12:56 AM
For those who grew up in the 1950s, ’60s, ’70s and ’80s, something important united us.
I’m not referring to religion, family, television or love of country, although those brought us together, too. I’m referring to Top...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 10:46 AM
a. Ventura Highway: America
b. In My Life: Beatles
c. Going to California: Led Zeppelin
d. Black Cow: Steely Dan
e. While My Guitar Gently Weeps-Beatles
a. In Your Eyes: Peter Gabriel
b. If I Die Young: The Band Perry
| Jul 29, 2011
I was surprised by a few things.
They didn’t play Beyonce’s Crazy in Love, or two beautiful ballads from the early ‘70s – Van Morrison’s Crazy Love or Poco’s song of the same name.
I was surprised that the...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Gabriel Miller-Phillips, a musician from Brooklyn, N.Y., performs tonight at the Sixth Avenue Gallery. The Black And White Magazine wrote that there is a tender element woven into the fabric of Miller-Phillips' EP, Shoot The Moon, a five-song...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 1:40 PM
After 18 years of existence, the Up North Big Band is still getting people to dance at concerts across Northern Michigan and once monthly in Petoskey.
"We tickle their ears and give them a good beat to dance to," said band leader Josh Raber of Boyne...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 10:31 PM
“Why in the night sky are the lights hung?/Why is the Earth moving around the Sun?”
So many questions, so few answers. At the Chicago Theatre on Friday in the first of two-sold-out concerts, Robin Pecknold and his band Fleet Foxes stood in...