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Providing Baby Boomers interviews and reviews on the latest from the icons of their youth as well as on up and coming entertainers capturing their attention.

October 01, 2019

Steve Lukather Talks New Tour, Ringo, and . . . the End of Toto?

in Interviews

by Randy Patterson

Posted October 2019 Anyone who has read Boomerocity or any…
September 26, 2019

Honey County Talks Kevin Costner, Yellowstone, and Their Latest Music

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by Randy Patterson

Posted October 2019 If you heard that a band had…
September 17, 2019

John Cooper Talks Victorious, Tour, & Comic Books

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by Randy Patterson

Posted October 2019 As a teen in the 70’s, I…
August 30, 2019

Michael W. Smith Chats About His Career, Tour, & the State of CCM

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2019 It’s hard to believe, but Michael W.…
August 29, 2019

Corky Laing Talks Letters, Music, and Mountain

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by Randy Patterson

Posted September 2019 Baby boomers and those less privileged are…
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,…

Concerts/Performances

Alice Cooper - Knoxville, TN August 3, 2019

Alice CooperWith Motionless In White and HalestormAugust 3, 2019 – Thompson – Boling Arean, Knoxville, TN Photo by Randy PattersonLast night’s Alice Cooper show was one for the record books. As Alice told Boomerocity in last month’s interview (here), he was completely re-vamping his show. And that, he did. While…

Johnny Rivers - Nashville, Tennessee 2019

Johnny RiversJuly 24, 2019Schermerhorn Symphony Center – Nashville, TN Photo by Randy PattersonBaby Boomers grew hearing songs such as “Mountain of Love”, “Secret Agent Man”, “Poor Side of Town”, “Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu”, “Summer Rain”, and “Swayin’ to the Music’”. The voice behind those memorable hits is…

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…

CD/Album Reviews

Roses Are Black

Roses Are BlackGhost Hounds Release Date: November 5th, 2019 Warning Number One: You're about to become…

Better On My Own

Better On My Own – U.S. PremierFinding Thomas Boomerocity is proud to be chosen to…

Kill or Be Kind

Kill or Be KindSamantha FishRounder RecordsRelease Date September 20, 2019 If you aren’t already aware…

Surprise

SurpriseCharlie McCarterLabel: IndependentRelease Date: September 16, 2019 Boomerocity readers know that we love finding and…

Film

IL DIVO - TIMELESS LIVE IN JAPAN

IL DIVO - TIMELESS LIVE IN JAPAN Il DivoStudio: Eagle Rock EntertainmentRelease Date: October 11,…

Living The Dream Tour

Living The Dream TourSlash Featuring Myles Kennedy and the ConspiratorsStudio: Eagle VisionRelease Date: September 20,…

John & Yoko: Above Us Only Sky

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

Book Reviews

KISS Poster Book #2

KISS Poster Book #2Publisher: Fantasm Media Baby boomer rock fans would have to…

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…

Album Art

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…

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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