Music

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Respect for Katy Perry

Respect for Katy Perry

According to the Billboard 100, Katherine Elizabeth Hudson, better known as Katy Perry, has now eleven hit singles. Five of these songs are on the same album, Teenage Dream, and Michael Jackson was the only other musician to accomplish this. She has her own movie, Part of Me, and very seldom does anyone come across […]

Saving Ontario Place

Saving Ontario Place

Concerned volunteers are now sending letters to key politicians to help save Ontario Place.  Several months ago, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced the closure of Ontario Place, which is a historical landmark.  Plans are now under way to replace this public space with a privately run casino.  Presently, a lot of concerned citizens are mobilizing to […]

Garth-Brooks: Showman or Singer?

Garth-Brooks: Showman or Singer?

An often asked question, over the years in Country Music People. Why don’t we in the UK get the major US stars on tour anymore? The answer is two-fold, both equally important. First, the cost of the tour over here would far out weigh the CDs sold, so no matter what you gained in new […]

Arts Funding Revisited – The Pitch

The old arts funding model in Canada must change because it only benefits those who are connected. The government should not fund the author, musician, or filmmaker. The the rules are rewritten, the government can actually save money and stimulate an industry, or the economy itself. How? In the past Oprah, or Simon, would pick […]

Seven-Inch Vinyl

CD’s, DVD’s and IPod’s are the way to go in 2011 but not so long ago we had stereos, our own 45’s and you were able to pick out the ones you wanted and bring them right to your own special jukebox or turntable.

Spellbound (Lyrics)

Hazel eyes like lakes to drown in,
Chiseled nose by Michelangelo.
Your smile comes straight from Venus.
I should never let you go.

Steve Earle and the Dukes: The Hard Way

Steve Earle and the Dukes: The Hard Way

This forgotten masterpiece was Steve Earle’s fourth release for the MCA Companies. Released in 1990, this was the follow up to another Steve Earle classic “Copperhead Road” and continued his tough stance image. During the recording of these pieces of music, it was well documented that Steve Earle was in the deepest of his heroin […]

Review: Megadeth – Rust in Peace Live

In 1990, Megadeth released the platinum, essential metal CD, Rust in Peace.  Heralded as a classic since, twenty years later, Megadeth commemorated this anniversary by touring the year of 2010 playing the entire CD as a whole for their fans.  This tour was concluded with an evening at the legendary Hollywood Palladium and presented to […]