Archive for Classic Rock

JAIMIE VERNON – CUTTING EDGE RADIO

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 8, 2015 by segarini

Jaimie Vernon_Viletones It was slice and dice time this past week at Corus Entertainment – a media conglomerate bloated with 3D printer versions of radio stations and formats that run the gamut:  talk radio, sports talk, business talk, knitting talk, pet talk, Hot A/C, Hot A/C light, Hot A/C dance, Hot A/C D/C, Adult, Slightly Adult, Slightly More Adult, Prematurely Adult, Classic Rock, Jurassic Rock, Pet Rock, New Rock, Modern Rock, Over The Hill Rock, and all fucking traffic all the fucking time.
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Roxanne Tellier: Cats, Cabin Fever, and Coping

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 15, 2015 by segarini

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We’re deep into it now, we Canadians, the meat and potatoes of winter. There’s snow everywhere, the winds are howling, and you risk frostbite every time you peep outside the door to see if the stalactites hanging from the eaves have killed the postman yet. Or if the sidewalk ice got to him first.

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Segarini: Music or Nostalgia…Which is It? Part 2 – 21 Beatle Songs I Don’t Mind at All…and 1 I Will Never Tire of Hearing

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 7, 2015 by segarini

 

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Earlier this year, on a whim, I posted this sentence in the Status Window on my Facebook Timeline.

“It wouldn’t bother me to never hear another Beatle Record.”

…Apparently, I am The Antichrist.

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JAIMIE VERNON – NINE LIVES

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 20, 2014 by segarini

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I find myself at the front end of yet another re-invention of myself. When last I spoke of my day job I was driving automobiles for a subcontractor to one of Canada’s only two railroads. It wasn’t CN. The job nearly killed me. It was so labour intensive and the hours were so long that I actually don’t remember getting to or from work some days.

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Segarini: Rival Sons – Finally leading Rock into the 21st Century Part One

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 8, 2014 by segarini

The Bobcast Bob May 6th 2013 CroppedFor the past several months, I have had difficulty finishing anything I start. I don’t know why, exactly, but it has been an ongoing problem that bothers me not because it makes me think that maybe I am running out of steam, but rather because I’m afraid it may mean that I am something I have never been, nor want to be.

Bored.

 

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JAIMIE VERNON – LINUS’ BLANKET OF ROCK

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 26, 2014 by segarini

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JAIMIE VERNON – IT’s YESTERDAY ONCE MORE

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 18, 2014 by segarini

vernon_19972Well, we survived 2013. Most of us anyway. The entertainment industry lost nearly an entire generation of scenemakers from Jackie Lomax to Ray Manzarek to Slim Whitman to James Gandolfini to Annette Funicello to Peter O’Toole. The people making some of the greatest art of the last century have left it up to us to carry on without them. And we’re failing to do so at an alarming rate. Can you imagine anyone mourning the old-paris-hiltonloss of a Jonas Brother or Paris Hilton in 50 or 60 years time other than their families? The global glue that connects us through the arts has been replaced by the transient flypaper brought to us by Snatch Chat and Twatter.  No wonder we hold onto our pop icons from the past for so long. Once they’re gone, we might very well lose the soul of music, film, stage, etc., forever. And that’s not just me spewing my usual dramatic hyperbole. I usually say let sleeping dogs lie while the new generation wages their own rebellion. Except the new rebellion wears designer logos, auto-tunes and sues the estates of dead soul singers pre-emptively in case the estate sues them first for stealing said dead soul singer’s music [Yeah, I’m talking about you Robin TheDicke].

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