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June 04, 2019

Stu Cook "Revisits" Creedence, Litigation, Woodstock, & Retirement

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by Randy Patterson

June 2019   Boomerocity readers are more than familiar with…
May 04, 2019

Nils Lofgren Talks Lou Reed, Dogs, and Family

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by Randy Patterson

Posted May 2019  Photo by Carl SchultzTo the casual rock…
May 04, 2019

Jimmie Vaughan

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Posted May 2019   As my friends and some Boomerocity…
April 02, 2019

Bernard Fowler Inside Out

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Posted April 2019 Boomerocity and its readers are Rolling Stones…
March 04, 2019

Graham Nash Talks About His Album, Over The Years

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  Posted March 2019 Photo by Amy GranthamI have often…
March 04, 2019

Walter Trout Talks About His Life, Wife, and Survivor Blues

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Posted March 2019   Photo by Austin HargaveBlues, and in…
January 30, 2019

Cindy Blackman Santana Talks Her New CD and Life With Carlos

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Posted February 2019 Photo by Rob ShanahanThey say that behind…

Concerts/Performances

Black Jacket Symphony Performance of Journey’s Escape Album

Black Jacket Symphony Performance of Journey’s Escape AlbumVenue: Tivoli Theatre – Chattanooga, TennesseeMay 10, 2019 Photo by Randy PattersonIt’s been almost nine months since we’ve covered a Black Jacket Symphony. One only needs to look through the concert review section of Boomerocity to know we’ve covered lots of their shows.…

Joe Bonamassa - Knoxville, TN - March 2019

Joe Bonamassa In ConcertShow Date: March 5, 2019Venue: Knoxville, Tennessee, Civic Auditorium and Coliseum   Anyone who has never seen Joe Bonamassa in concert is certainly missing out on one of the best shows by one of the best Photo by Alisa Cherryentertainers actively performing today. That is no exaggeration,…

Alice Cooper - Chattanooga, TN 2018

Alice Cooper October 12, 2018 Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium – Chattanooga, TN This year has been a great year of for checking off items on the Boomerocity Bucket List. In fact, in the case of Alice Cooper, two items were check off – one of them twice.   1.…

CD/Album Reviews

All We Have

All We HaveTaylor Scott BandRelease Date: March 1, 2019 Taylor Scott Band has released their…

Halfway Home By Morning

Halfway Home By MorningMatt AndersenLabel: True North RecordsRelease Date: March 22, 2019 Award-winning Canadian soul-bluesman…

Tele Masters

Tele MastersArlen RothLabel: Aquinnah RecordsRelease Date: February 22, 2019 Acclaimed guitar master Arlen Roth has…

Hell Bound for Heaven

Hell Bound for HeavenManx Marriner MainlineLabel: Stony Plain RecordsRelease Date: April 5, 2019 Stony Plain…

Film

Rocketman

RocketmanStarring: Taron EgertonStudio: Paramount PicturesReview Date: June 1, 2019 As a teen in the 70’s,…

Journey – Live In Japan 2017: Escape + Frontiers

Journey – Live In Japan 2017: Escape + FrontiersJourneyStudio: Eagle Rock EntertainmentReleased: March 29, 2019…

Foreigner Live At The Rainbow '78

Foreigner Live At The Rainbow '78ForeignerStudio: Eagle VisionRelease Date: March 15, 2019 Any baby boomer…

Book Reviews

Hurricane

Review Written by James "The Cuz" Patterson HurricaneAuthor: Roger WilsonPublisher: eGen Co. LLC…

Americana Music: Voices, Visionaries, and Pioneers of an Honest Sound

Americana Music: Voices, Visionaries, and Pioneers of an Honest SoundAuthor: Lee ZimmermanPublisher: Texas…

The Roof: The Beatles' Final Concert

The Roof: The Beatles’ Final ConcertAuthor: Ken MansfieldPublisher: Post Hill PressReviewed: December 2018…

Philco

PhilcoAuthor: Ken MansfieldPublisher: Post Hill PressReview Date: July 2018 I must confess before proceeding…

Album Art

An Introduction to Album Art

While music might be the initial driving force behind record album (lp) collecting, many collectors find it hard to resist the sometimes beautiful, sometimes bizarre, and sometimes downright boring, jacket artwork that accompanies those precious vinyl platters.  Over 50+ years of collecting records, primarily for the musical content, I find…

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Hal Blaineb

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Our Featured Photo by Boomerocity friend and famed rock photographer, Rob Shanahan (robshanahan.com), is of the legendary Hal Blaine! 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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