Genesis- the Singers.

This is a slight deviation from my usual blogs. Because music has always played a major role in my life it is nive to acknowledge that every once in a while. When you think of classic Rock bands, Genesis is usually not a band which springs to mind, strange in a way because that isContinue reading “Genesis- the Singers.”

The Look- Roxette’s accidental break through.

The sad news reached us this week that Roxette singer Gun-Marie Fredriksson had died after a 17-year long battle with cancer. Roxette were very successful in the late 80s and early 90s , in fact at some stage they were the biggest band in the world. But this success may never have been if itContinue reading “The Look- Roxette’s accidental break through.”

When Rock N Roll and Science collide.

It might surprise some of you that Rock N Roll and science can be, and indeed often are good bedfellows. Below are just a few examples. Eels. Eels an American rock band, formed in California in 1995 by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mark Oliver Everett, known by the stage name E. It is the father ofContinue reading “When Rock N Roll and Science collide.”

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody is probably the most unlikely title for a Rock song and yet it became a classic , if not THE classic Rock song for many generations. This musical masterpiece lasted 5 minutes and 55 seconds, another reason why it should not have become a hit. Because prior to that, 3 minutes was theContinue reading “Bohemian Rhapsody”

5 Forgotten 20th Century Guitar Tracks.

This a complete deviation from my usual heavy historical blogs. Every once in a while it is important to have something lighthearted to absorb. This list is completely based on my own choice , there is no science behind it. They are just 5 guitar tracks that I think have been forgotten. In no particularContinue reading “5 Forgotten 20th Century Guitar Tracks.”

Rock songs by Non-Rock artists

It was 1982, I was a young teenager and I was experimenting with all sorts of music. Although I had already developed a taste for Rock music it was a lady dressed in black leather that sealed the deal for me. The second I saw Joan Jett waking up to that Julebox in “I loveContinue reading “Rock songs by Non-Rock artists”

Red Sector A

“All that we can do is just survive.All that we can do to help ourselves Is stay alive…” These are the opening lines of the song “Red Sector A” by Canadian Rock band ‘Rush’. I am not exactly a fan of the band, there are only a few of their songs I like and RedContinue reading “Red Sector A”