Tag Archives: records

  • Steven Ivory: Remember the Record Store?

    Apr 15, 14 by blueolive Comments Off


    *The first record I ever bought was the 1967 45-inch single, “The Rain, The Park and Other Things” (often referred to as “The Flower Girl Song”),  by the family group, the Cowsills.  I was 12. I loved harmony groups—I have the Beatles to thank for that—and the Cowsills,  inspiration for the fictional TV pop group […]

  • President Obama Breaks Campaign Fundraising Record

    Jul 18, 11 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *The campaign trails have opened up and candidates have been throwing their hat in the ring left and right, but you have to be able to pay to play. And not only has the GOP been unsuccessful getting their money trail blazing, but they haven’t been that great at producing a candidate for President either. According to President […]

  • Could ‘Rejoice & Shout’ be the First and Last Black Gospel Documentary Made?

    Jun 3, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment


    *”Rejoice and Shout” is probably the first documentary to look comprehensively at the 200-year musical history of African-American Christianity — which is to say gospel music — and may well be the last. Reuters reports that it doesn’t look like director Don McGlynn or his producer, Joe Lauro, who owns a vast collection of old […]

  • Dr. Dre Waves Good-bye to His Massive Vinyl Collection

    Dec 9, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 4 Comments


    *Dr. Dre, the legendary producer and West Coast rap representative, shared with Vibe that he has finally let go of his collection of 80,000 vinyl discs. He took a photo way back when with his stacked collection, where he is pictured sitting in a room filled with old vinyl and scattered on the floor. The […]

  • A Look at Diddy’s ‘Get Him to the Greek’ (Opening Friday, June 4)

    Jun 1, 10 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Get Him to the Greek reunites Jonah Hill and Russell Brand with Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nicholas Stoller in the story of a young record company executive with three days to drag an uncooperative rock legend to Hollywood for a comeback concert. The comedy is the latest film from hit producer Judd Apatow (The 40-Year-Old […]