Archive for The Who

JAIMIE VERNON: NO BITTERSWEET SYMPATHY

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 8, 2012 by segarini

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GrumpyCatThis week I was told not once, but twice, that I “sound bitter”. You mean an antagonistic hostility? Hell, yeah. Guilty as charged. The provocation for being called bitter was my two brutally honest music comments online in separate conversations.
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Segarini: Ira Robbins on The Who

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on November 18, 2012 by segarini

For all the bitching and moaning about Facebook, the reason I first signed up still holds true; I can get in touch with old friends, lost over the years because of moves, misplaced phone numbers, and dozens of other what-have-you-reasons, keep up with what people are coming across and sharing in the News Feed, and occasionally being blessed with a picture, link, or well written piece that engages me and draws me in. One such piece of terrific writing  caught my eye a couple of days ago and stopped me in my tracks. I hit the ‘read more’ link and read the whole article. And suddenly, I remembered how great rock journalism can be….

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JAIMIE VERNON – HOPE I DIE BEFORE I GET OLD

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 20, 2012 by segarini

Never ones to let a good trend pass by without hopping on board, Rock and Roll decided this week to join the zombie apocalypse. The Rolling Stones announced the first of several gigs marking their 50th anniversary together (at $2,000 a seat for prime viewing at the London “O”). Rush, now celebrating their 40th in its current incarnation, was nominated for a chance to become a tourist attraction in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Oh, and Chuck Berry – the undisputed Father of Rock and Roll turned….86.

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