Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

A former aide to the late John Lennon is claiming Lennon had secret Republican sympathies: Fred Seaman worked alongside the music legend from 1979 to Lennon’s death at the end of 1980 and he reveals the star was a Ronald Reagan fan who enjoyed arguing with left-wing radicals who reminded him of his former self. […]

I get a small chuckle when I read about current acts learning about Jeff Lynne and ELO. This was from a Rolling Stone interview with Tyson Ritter of All-American Rejects. Have you been working on new music? Yeah we’ve been working on a whole now sort of vibe for this band. It’s been sort of […]

Headline of the day: “Wis. gov announces tree-eating beetle week”. The article says the preferred meal is Emerald Ash, but I thought it was Norwegian Wood. Print this entry

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A Twitter conversation about Nirvana and whether the rock act was overrated resulted in this blog post by Sean Hackbarth: A Twitter chat tonight with @LizMair, @ToddThurman, @CalebHowe, and others involved the supposed greatness of Nirvana. There’s no doubt they altered popular music for the better when Nevermind was unleased in 1991. But they’re also the most overrated band […]

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