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December 10, 2020
The Power Up lightbox in action next to AC/DC boxset amplifier.

AC/DC Powers Up Toward a Year’s Best

See dark shadows on the walls See the pictures Some hang, some fall And the painted faces all in a line… Hear the whisper Of the […]
October 30, 2020
Bobby "Boris" Pickett, master of "Monster Mash"

“Monster Mash” – more than just a graveyard smash…

This nightmarish 2020 may have a less-than-festive Halloween in store for us, but we can always look back on more carefree October 31s – and usually […]
October 8, 2020
John Byrne Cooke's "On the Road with Janis Joplin"

Janis and John…

I don’t just write books about rock music, I read them, too. A LOT of them. Recently I polished off Spider from Mars: My Life with […]
September 7, 2020
Jimi at Isle of Wight; photo by Charles Everest

The Day After…

50 years ago today Jimi Hendrix returned to London, the day after closing the chaotic Open Air Love + Peace Festival on Germany’s Isle of Fehmarn, […]