Monthly Archives: July 2018

11 Best New Orleans Rock Bands

Vicki Peterson, formerly of The Bangles There’s a good argument to be made that rock ‘n’ roll was invented in New Orleans in 1947 by Roy Brown with “Good Rocking Tonight.” Then you have Fats Domino, Little Richard (his first singles were recorded in New Orleans) and everything else from …

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Miami’s Spanish-speaking rock groups try to break into the United States

When Luis Fonsi’s song “Despacito” topped the American singles charts for a significant portion of 2017, there was talk that it could lead to a multicultural epiphany – that America was finally ready to open its ears to songs in the world. Spanish. Although the success of “Despacito” may turn …

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Twelve Great American Progressive Rock Bands

NEAL MORSE BAND – SO FAR GONE From the Neal Morse Band’s second album, 2018’s acclaimed The Similarity Of A Dream, comes this strident rocker, chock-full of Morse’s melodic flourishes and some serious chops from bandmates Mike Portnoy, Randy George, Bill Hubauer and Eric Gillette. The album was a dual …

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