Monthly Archives: July 2016

From the Vaults: ELO

    John Lennon loved ELO.  In 1974, he proclaimed that they were the “natural heirs to the Fab Four” which more or less fulfilled Jeff Lynne’s teenage fantasies generated as a Beatles fan during his formative years in Birmingham.  America also loved ELO.  England?  Not so much.  Sharon Osbourne?  More on her later.  Even Phil Lynne, […]

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FTV: Dick Wagner, RIP

         Although he was born in Iowa, Dick Wagner grew up in Saginaw, MI and became a Detroit music icon with his early bands The Bossmen and The Frost.  These bands may not have enjoyed the national exposure of other Michigan bands (Grand Funk Railroad and Bob Seger for example), but Wagner himself is […]

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Rammstein – jah!

In our FTV sometime ago concerning Rammstein, they were speculating if they would be touring again – fear not, as the clip included from the 2016 Pinkpop festival, they are still at it – spectacular stage show and outfits conceived as . . . well, the usual gritty, industrial Rammstein look!  So there you go […]

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