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Holiday Playlist: The Who’s “Christmas” Live in 1970

Thunderous live clip of the almighty Who performing “Christmas” from 1969 rock opera Tommy

Could there ever be a more rocking holiday song than “Christmas” off The Who’s Tommy? Analog video interference aside, we are absolutely loving this clip of The Who playing the song live at Tanglewood in 1970. Daltrey is at his… Read More

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Holiday Playlist: The Kinks “Father Christmas”

The Kinks weave social commentary, a hooky chorus, and a bitchin’ guitar tone into a Christmas rock anthem

 

 

Kinks frontman Ray Davies was never one to shy away from social commentary. However like most of what he wrote, he tended to deliver it with a wry twist. This is especially evident in “Father Christmas“; the Kinks’ 1977 single about a guy who dresses as… Read More

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Video: David Bowie “Valentine’s Day”

Bowie‘s latest video¬†showcases guitar heavy sound that recalls singer’s work from the Eighties

 

David Bowie has released a new video for “Valentine’s Day” off his most recent album The Next Day.

 

Unlike other recent video releases from the rock icon that have featured the slightly less thin-than-he-used-to-be white duke co-starring with the likes of Gary Oldman and Tilda Swinton, “Valentine’s Day” is more of a stark affair, featuring Bowie… Read More

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