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July 05, 2019

Gordon Lightfoot On His Career, New LP, & Documentary

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by Randy Patterson

Posted July 2019   Imagine being an artist whose career…
July 02, 2019

Alice Cooper Talks New Tour, His Faith, Solid Rock, & Being A Grandpa

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by Randy Patterson

Posted July 2019   Photo by Rob FennTo the uninitiated,…
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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by Randy Patterson

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

Bernard Fowler Inside Out

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by Randy Patterson

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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by Randy Patterson

  Posted March 2019 Photo by Amy GranthamI have often…

Concerts/Performances

Peter Frampton - Chattanooga, TN June 2019

Peter FramptonTivoli Theatre – Chattanooga, TennesseeJune 23, 2019 Photo by Randy PattersonLike most of you who are Peter Frampton fans, I became a fan of his when his LP, Frampton Comes Alive, dominated the airwaves and records sales, becoming one of the biggest selling live albums in history. I played…

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,…

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

John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

John & Yoko: Above Us Only SkyJohn Lennon and Yoko OnoStudio: Eagle Rock Film ProductionsRelease…

Yesterday

YesterdayStarring: Himesh Patel, Lily James, Ed SheeranProduction Company: Etalon Film, Working Title FilmsRelease Date: June…

Alan Jackson: Small Town Southern Man

Alan Jackson: Small Town Southern ManArtist: Alan JacksonStudio: Eagle Rock EntertainmentRelease Date: June 28, 2019…

Book Reviews

CAN'T GIVE IT AWAY ON SEVENTH AVENUE: The Rolling Stones…

CAN'T GIVE IT AWAY ON SEVENTH AVENUE: The Rolling Stones and New York…

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…

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…

My Favorite Spoof Albums

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” This quote is attributed to Charles Caleb Colton, an English cleric, writer, and collector who lived from 1780-1832. Colton collected rare paintings, but had he been born a couple centuries later, I am confident that he would have collected record albums, with a…

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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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