New Rockumentary on troubled life of legendary drummer Ginger Baker reviewed by GSTV’s in-house Brit
By The Mad Dog
If you want to feel good about your life, feel secure in yourself, feel like you are, indeed, making a positive difference everyday, take the time to sit down and watch “Beware of Mister Baker,” the biopic about the flame-haired, genius madman, tub-thumper, Ginger Baker. Rockumenting his humble beginnings in proggy jazz bands, he is catapulted to stardom in… Read More
GSTV’s Mad Dog Blogger reflects on one of rock’s lost cinematic treasures
I want to take you back to a time before Pontius was a pilot, when men were men and sheep were nervous. When a dose of the clap was a mere inconvenience and when putting on a great rock show was more about spontaneity and getting it out to the people rather than kowtowing to health and safety nerds and contract formalities.
This is a tribute to my favorite live album and concert movie
The Mad Dog Blogger invites us on a tour of the vast and twisted catacombs within his iPod
What do you reach for first thing in the morning? The coffee machine? Your smokes? The buttery body heat of a loved one? I shuffle. And I don’t mean shuffle to the bathroom (although that is inevitably the second thing I do). I hit “shuffle” on my iPod. I’ve probably spent 15-20% of my entire income over the years buying music and going to concerts… Read More
GSTV’s resident Brit takes on the formidable task of trying to sell Status Quo to Americans
By The Mad Dog
What if I could introduce you to a band which has had more hit singles than the Rolling Stones (single number 100 came out earlier this month), has sold more albums than the Beatles, is currently in their sixth decade of recording and touring, and is in the Read More
GSTV introduces “The Mad Dog Blog” and three new bands to watch in 2013
By “The Mad Dog”
You’re born, you rock, you die…….any questions ? Well, the first one that springs to mind who is this Mad Dog geezer imposing himself and his opinions on unsuspecting citizens of the blogosphere ? I’m just a music-loving Brit nut who, as the t-shirt says, “may be old but he got to see some of the best bands on earth’.
I like my rock classic with plenty of roll.… Read More