Archive for the 'rock music' Category

14 January, 2022

Posted by Socrates in rock music, rock music industry at 3:25 pm | Permanent Link

“‘Rockism’ didn’t falter in its evaluation of Bob Dylan, The Band, Buffalo Springfield, Van Morrison, The Who, and Neil Young. It faltered when it pretended Patti Smith was a major talent or Kate Bush amounted to anything. By far the worst product of this kind of theory-obsessed and ideology-driven ‘rockism’ was the massive hype of […]

12 January, 2022

Posted by Socrates in rock music at 9:42 pm | Permanent Link

X, “Los Angeles” (1980) [Video, approx. 40 minutes].

8 January, 2022

Posted by Socrates in rock music at 9:16 pm | Permanent Link

The Eagles, “One Of These Nights” (1975). [Here].

8 January, 2022

Posted by Socrates in rock music at 5:24 pm | Permanent Link

Ronnie Montrose, short concert, 11/30/11. [Video, 15 minutes].

23 December, 2021

Posted by Socrates in blues music, F.A.E.M. website, Robert Frenz, rock music, rock music industry at 11:40 pm | Permanent Link

“Rock and roll is nigger, pure and simple. Adding a drug-soaked white face to a guitar and bellowing “kill da juice”, doesn’t change things one bit. Behavior tells all and that will always be the main test.” — Robert Frenz of the FAEM website. Well, I half-agree with Frenz. One branch of rock and roll […]

17 December, 2021

Posted by Socrates in rock music at 5:03 pm | Permanent Link

Black Flag, “Damaged” (1981). Punk rock.

14 December, 2021

Posted by Socrates in rock music at 4:59 pm | Permanent Link

“Children Of The Sun” by Billy Thorpe (1979). [Video, 7 minutes].

4 December, 2021

Posted by Socrates in rock music at 10:07 pm | Permanent Link

Rush, “All the World’s a Stage,” live, 1976. A gem. Every kid in the neighborhood had this album in Summer 1978. Lyrics by the gentile drummer Neil Peart. [Album, 1 hour, 19 minutes].

26 November, 2021

Posted by Socrates in music, rock music, Socrates at 11:24 pm | Permanent Link

Spooky (1979) by Atlanta Rhythm Section. The lead singer for Atlanta Rhythm Section (Ronnie Hammond, a great singer) was shot by the police in 1998 and he almost died. [Video].

30 August, 2021

Posted by Socrates in rock music at 5:00 pm | Permanent Link

“Rocks” (1976) by Aerosmith. It does. [Video]. “Bundles” (1975) by British jazz/rock group Soft Machine. [Video].