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Top albums of 2017 – Vote for your favorites!

December is the time of looking back and therefore: making lists! What did 2017 offer musically? Very good follow-up albums and also some new discoveries. But what were the most interesting, most touching, most … (fill in the blank) top albums of 2017? To me personally, these are the 20 top albums that appealed to […]

20 Belgian Music Giants You Should Know About

Digging music in Belgium Inspired by a book I just finished reading about Belgian music – Belpop Bonanza by Jan Delvaux (in Dutch) – I thought it was time for some “country digging”. What are my favorite Belgian artists or songs? Who are the greatest Belgian music giants the world should know about? Something in […]

Happy 78th birthday, Tina Turner!

Happy 78th birthday, Tina Turner!

Tina Turner turns 78! Tina Turner turns 78 today. She was born on November 26 1939 as Anna Mae Bullock in maybe the best known rural community in Tennessee: Nutbush City Limits. The town is world-famous thanks to the song she wrote herself back in 1973, back in the Ike & Tina days. Nowadays, she’s […]

Curtis Harding – Face Your Fear

Curtis Harding – Face Your Fear

Curtis Harding – ‘Face Your Fear’ is out! (Anti- ‎Records) I’m wild about Curtis Harding’s new album Face Your Fear. The album is soul, but not what you think. It’s punk, but not what you think. It’s psychedelic, but … Previously… Curtis Harding caught my attention when he released his debut album, Soul Power, in 2014. I […]

Oh No! – Not The Violin!?!

Oh No! – Not The Violin!?! When my son told me he wanted to learn to play the violin, my immediate reaction was: “What?!? No! Not the violin?!?” Then I thought: ok, it’s just a phase. He saw something on tv, a cartoon figure playing the violin or something. And hey, he was only 5 […]

Antoine “Fats” Domino – Sad Day On Blueberry Hill

Fats Domino’s music stays alive Fats Domino passed away on October 24, 2017 at the age of 89. Since I heard the news on the radio, I’ve got his music playing in loop. If not through my speakers at home, his songs continue to play in my head. I’m in mourning and trying to keep him […]

Cyndi Lauper – Not Just A Girl

Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Wanna Have Fun As a kid, just about starting discovering the world of music, I was wild about this song “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Cindy Lauper. In fact, everything about the song appealed to me. Not in the least the video clip that oozed a great feeling of fun […]

Chuck Berry – Chuck

Chuck Berry – Chuck (Chuck, Dualtone ‎– 80302-01793-25 – June 9, 2017) The final album When the release of Chuck Berry‘s final album was announced this year, lot of us probably thought something like “Oh, ok, some oldies but goodies on it?” But it turned out that Chuck Berry was more alive and kicking than expected […]

Top 20 Halloween Songs

Halloween It’s that time of the year again: the shops turn orange and black and lots of us feel the urge to decorate the house with pumpkins, witches and trolls, spiders and bats or whatever. I feel a Halloween party coming up with dressed up kids and scary parents. We’ll eat spider soup, spooky cake, […]

Ike & Tina Turner – Live In Paris

The Ike & Tina Turner discography … is immense OK, I’m starting my first real post with telling you that I am not only a music fan in general, but also a die-hard Tina and Ike & Tina Turner fan. My first musical adventures started with The Ike & Tina Turner discography. Since this legendary […]