Tags: classic rock

me 2012

My Top 10 Concert Experiences

What makes for an especially memorable concert? In this article, I list my Top 10 concerts and discuss what made each of them stand out from the crowd. Sometimes it was the music, sometimes it was the performer, sometimes it was the audience itself. What makes for a memorable concert to you?

Read on: My Top 10 Concert Experiences.

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me 2012

Before They Were the Police: Stewart Copeland, Sting and Andy Summers

The early days and careers of the members of this classic pop-rock band. Their origins and previous gigs before they were to become one of the biggest bands of the 1980s.

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me 2012

Andy Summers' Autobiography "One Train Later" to Be a Summer 2011 Film Release

The long-anticipated documentary based on The Police guitarist's book in finally in the works, sources claim. Produced by actor Nicolas Cage, the film is expected for release later in 2011.

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me 2012

Remembering the Death of John Lennon - a Young Fan's Perspective

A lot of people are writing/posting about John Lennon's death today. I wrote this over the weekend, more of a very personal account than a typical remembrance piece. It really is hard to believe John has been gone for so long.

Full article: "Remembering the Death of John Lennon - a Young Fan's Perspective" by Nicole Pellegrini

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me 2012

Roger Waters and David Gilmour to Reunite for "Comfortably Numb" - but When?

The Pink Floyd guitarist has promised to show up for one performance of "The Wall Live" - but no one except Roger Waters and David Gilmour knows when.

Full article: "Roger Waters and David Gilmour to Reunite for 'Comfortably Numb' - but When?" by Nicole Pellegrini

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me 2012

5 Great Holiday Gifts for Classic Rock Fans

Boxed sets, books and "Wines That Rock" make for great Christmas presents in 2010. Here are five gift ideas ranging from just over $20 to under $200 for the classic rock fan in your life.

Full article: "5 Great Holiday Gifts for Classic Rock Fans" by Nicole Pellegrini

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me 2012

A Brief Introduction to Pink Floyd

Summary of the legendary classic rock band's origins, music and history. How Pink Floyd came to be one of rock music's most important bands and the inspirations behind their classic albums.

Full article: "A Brief Introduction to Pink Floyd" by Nicole Pellegrini

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me 2012

"Amused to Death" by Roger Waters: An Album Retrospective

Re-examining arguably the greatest solo work by the former Pink Floyd songwriter. This 1992 release has not only retained much of its original cautionary power about war, greed and mass media but become even more relevant given the world we live in today.

Full article: "Amused to Death" by Roger Waters: An Album Retrospective by Nicole Pellegrini

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me 2012

Roger Waters Brings the Wall Live to Philadelphia: Three Nights in Review

A retrospective of the November 8, 9 and 11, 2010 shows at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Pink Floyd's classic album and incredible stage production wowed the crowds all week, thanks to Roger Waters' amazing performance.

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