Tag Archives: rock and roll

Has ‘50s rock and roll faded away?

Gary Clark Jr. and Jon Batiste are fine musicians and did the best they could in saluting rock and roll legends Fats Domino and Chuck Berry at the recent Grammy Awards but, when their brief mashup of Ain’t that a … Continue reading

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Dick Clark’s (not) Rockin’ New Year’s Eve

The best reason to get out of the house on New Year’s Eve was to avoid listening to Ryan Seacrest. Watching him host what used to be Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with the sound off, and only looking … Continue reading

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Sure like to ball

Good Golly Miss Molly, indeed. In the year 2000, or thereabouts, I shook my maraca with London Ontario’s rockabilly rebels, The Black Holes. On the bass, Jedd House. On guitar, Tom Hillborn. On vocals and rhythm guitar, Vince Braca and, … Continue reading

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Canadian Graffiti

The ads for American Graffiti posed the question, Where were you in ’62? I was living the first year of my life but a dozen years later my folks took me to see American Graffiti at the Birchcliff Theatre in … Continue reading

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