Top 11 Songs About Opposites

Top 11 Songs About Opposites

“Why are a ‘wise man’ and a ‘wiseguy’ opposites?” – George Carlin “Right Place, Wrong Time” by Dr. John “Right Place, Wrong Time” was Dr. John‘s biggest hit, cracking the Top 10 in 1973. It was the first single from his In the Right Place LP. Dr. John described how the song was written in […]

Happy 76th Birthday to Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys

Happy 76th Birthday to Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys

Brian Wilson‘s accomplishments with the Beach Boys cannot be understated — they’re some of the most timeless and celebrated compositions ever written and recorded, their influence as far-reaching as any musical group in history. The Spirit of 76 – Happy Birthday Brian – We Love You! pic.twitter.com/lOCnREFODo — Brian Wilson (@BrianWilsonLive) June 20, 2018 Today, […]

Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs

Top 11 Bubblegum Pop Songs

“The average lifespan of a teen idol is five years. You have to change musically. Bubblegum pop was good for the first time you have sex.” – Leif Garrett  “Gimme Gimme Good Lovin’” by Crazy Elephant Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz of Super K Productions were major players in bubblegum music. The pair teamed with […]

Out June 8: ‘The Beach Boys with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,’ Recorded at Abbey Road

Out June 8: ‘The Beach Boys with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,’ Recorded at Abbey Road

On June 9, a special new release pairing several classic Beach Boys songs with the pristine arrangements of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be released. Titled, simply, The Beach Boys with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, this new studio compilation features the Beach Boys’ original vocal recordings with new symphonic touches recorded by the Orchestra at […]

Premium Content: An Hour with Mike Love of the Beach Boys for RockCellarTV

Premium Content: An Hour with Mike Love of the Beach Boys for RockCellarTV

Mike Love: you know the name, and you definitely know the music. The Beach Boys are an institution, with their rich catalog of hit songs and classic albums standing the test of time and influencing artists the world over. Love recently released Unleash the Love, a double-album of original material and re-imagined Beach Boys songs. […]

Stream Two New Archival Collections of 1967 Material from the Beach Boys (New Music Friday)

Stream Two New Archival Collections of 1967 Material from the Beach Boys (New Music Friday)

The Beach Boys vault has been opened once again for a pair of expansive new digital releases made available on Friday. Via Capitol/UMe, 1967 — Sunshine Tomorrow 2: The Studio Sessions (which includes 29 studio session recordings) and Live Sunshine — 1967 (which features 109 live tracks, many of them unheard before) features a treasure […]

From Growing Up Idolizing the Beatles to Becoming the Lemon Twigs: Q&A with Brian D’Addario

From Growing Up Idolizing the Beatles to Becoming the Lemon Twigs: Q&A with Brian D’Addario

Note: “A previous edit of this article referred to The Lemon Twigs’ as ‘The Twigs’ on two occasions, but has since been edited to avoid any confusion with The Twigs.”  Upon hearing The Lemon Twigs‘ spectacular debut album, Do Hollywood, the band — brothers and creative wunderkinds, Brian and Michael D’Addario, bassist Megan Zeankowski and keyboardist […]

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

Top 11 Songs Featured in ‘The Sopranos’

For six unforgettable seasons, creator David Chase made music an integral part of the Emmy Award-winning drama The Sopranos. Mob boss Tony Soprano (the late, great James Gandolfini) was the show’s focus, and Chase used as a musical guide “any song that Tony would be listening to, that he would have on his radio station.” […]

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