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January 13, 2020

Bill Ludwig, III Talks About His Drum Legacy & The Future of Drumming

in Interviews

by Randy Patterson

Posted January 2020 The drums. That beautiful set of hardware…
January 07, 2020

Gregg Rolie Discusses Sonic Ranch & A Few Of His Friends

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by Randy Patterson

January 2020 Boomerocity readers are already quite familiar with the…
December 30, 2019

Mick Jones - Orchestrating Foreigner's Latest Tour

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by Randy Patterson

January 2020 In these days and times, it’s considered remarkable…
December 07, 2019

Frankie Banali's Fight For His Life

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by Randy Patterson

December 2019 Neil Young famously sings, “Hey hey, my my,…
December 04, 2019

John Schneider - His Life, His Way

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by Randy Patterson

Posted December 2019 Baby boomers most definitely remember the hit…
November 20, 2019

Jonathan Cain & His Journey To Be More Like Jesus

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by Randy Patterson

Posted November 2019   Photo by Sheila WithumThroughout the history…
November 15, 2019

Jo Wood Talks About "Stoned"

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by Randy Patterson

Posted November 2019 There’s a line in the Elton John…

Concerts/Performances

Foreigner with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

Foreigner with the Nashville Symphony & Chorus Schermerhorn Symphony Center - Nashville, Tennessee January 16, 2020 Last night I attended one of the most amazing musical events that I’ve ever attended in a very long time. The pairing of the legendary band, Foreigner, with yet another world class symphony, The…

Handel's Messiah - Nashville Symphony and Chorus

Handel’s Messiah Conducted by: Giancarlo Guerrero and Chorus Director, Tucker Biddlecombe Nashville Symphony & Chorus, Mary Wilson (soprano), Elizabeth Batton (mezzo soprano), Andrew Williams (bass), and Garrett Sorenson Schermerhorn Symphony Center – Nashville, Tennessee December 19, 2019   No. This is not a review mistakenly running on Boomerocity. Yes. I…

Greta Van Fleet - Nashville - December 2019

Greta Van FleetOpening Act: Aaron Lee TasjanVenue: Nashville Municipal AuditoriumDate: December 16, 2019 Photo by Koury AngeloThere is hope for rock and roll, after all. I say that because I just saw a young band of four young men who bring fresh rock as it used to be to a…

CD/Album Reviews

Soul Doctor

Soul Doctor Jimmy Carpenter Gulf Coast Records Review Date: January 17, 2020   Soul Docter…

Queen of My Castle

Queen Of My Castle Diane Rein Label: Gulf Coast Records Review Date: January 16, 2020…

Dog Eat Dog

Dog Eat Dog Billy Price Label: Gulf Coast Records  Release Date: August 2, 2019  …

Better On My Own – EP

Finding ThomasBetter On My Own – EPReviewed: November 17, 2019 In September, Boomerocity exclusively premiered…

Film

HYMN: Sarah Brightman In Concert

HYMN: Sarah Brightman In ConcertSarah BrightmanDVD/CD It has been said that immensely talented (and drop…

40 Tours Around The Sun

40 Tours Around The SunTotoStudio: Eagle RockReview: November 23, 2019 Boomerocity readers know that Steve…

Bridges to Buenos Aires

Bridges to Buenos AiresThe Rolling StonesStudio: Eagle Rock EntertainmentRelease Date: November 8, 2019 Here at…

Book Reviews

Rockonomics: A Backstage Tour of What The Music Industry Can…

Rockonomics: A Backstage Tour of What The Music Industry Can Teach Us About…

Stoned: Photographs & Treasures from Life with the Rolling Stones

Stoned: Photographs & Treasures from Life with the Rolling StonesAuthor: Jo WoodPublisher: CassellReview…

The Beatles From A TO ZED: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour

The Beatles From A TO ZED: An Alphabetical Mystery TourAuthor: Peter AsherPublisher: Henry…

Me: Elton John

Me: Elton JohnAuthor: Elton JohnAudio Book: Alternately read by Elton John and Taron…

Album Art

The Continuing Search For Great Jacket Art

I thought I would share a few more of my favorite album jackets, collected solely for the art. Not that there are any real lifetime favorites, because there are certain things about any record jacket I collect that make me want to keep it in my collection. And with almost…

Kinda-Sorta James Bond-Type Record Jacket Art

There are a lot of James Bond fans out “there”, but I haven’t met a lot of folks who ran out after each movie and bought the soundtracks to the Bond movies. Other than a sometimes memorable theme song, let’s face it, most of the other music is intended for…

Jack Davis Album Cover Art

Bimonthly MAD Magazine noted in July 2019 that it would cease publishing new content, outside of its year-end specials, after a 67-year run. Even some of its most ardent fans in the 60s and 70s might say, “I didn’t even know it was still issued,” because, let’s face it, as…

Featured Photo

 

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Our Featured Photo by Boomerocity friend and famed rock photographer, Rob Shanahan (robshanahan.com), is of the late, great Dr. John who we lost over the summer.

Click here to read our commemoration of the late drummer. Also, check out more of Rob's work at RobShanahan.com!

 

 

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