La Bamba (1987) Review

October 1, 2019 // 0 Comments

  In the grand scheme of music history Richie Valens, or Valenzuela (Lou Diamond Phillips) was a minor figure in music history, and his biggest claim to fame is that he died in the same plane crash that took the life of Buddy Holly and the Big Bopper, but his story is such a great little slice of the American dream that it makes for great [...]

Legendary Doris Day Passes Away at 97

May 13, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sad news today as Doris Day, legendary singer and actress from the Golden Age, has passed away at the age of 97. Doris reportedly died from complications of pneumonia according to the Doris Day Foundation. The 97-year-old was said to be in excellent health until she came down with the illness. Doris Day was a big star in the so-called Golden Age [...]

Sinatra: All or Nothing at All Review

June 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

When it comes to music I am a bit all over the place. There have been times when I really dug me some old school Frank Sinatra, although for the most part growing up so many generations removed a lot of his music is a little hard to resonate with, listening with modern ears. That said, good stuff the “Wee Small Hours of the Morning” stuff for [...]

Montage Of Heck Review

June 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

HBO for the past few years has had a very cool way of doing musician biographies, using old footage and interviews, and other direct sources from the people in the spotlight to tell their own stories. I have seen both the Rolling Stones, and Sinatra’s documentaries, but of all of those, Kurt Cobain’s “Montage of Heck” is by far the best, [...]

Crossfire Hurricane Review

January 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Jules reviews the HBO/BBC documentary "Crossfire Hurricane" chronicling the fifty year history of The Rolling Stones. Is it a documentary worth watching? Read the review to find out. [...]