Twenty Feet From Stardom: the decline of the pop professional
It's an entertaining and often engrossing film. Unlike say jazz or rock, there are surprisingly few films about soul music - Standing in the Shadows of Motown from 2002 and last year's Muscle Shoals are two rare examples of soul documentaries - so this is a welcome addition.
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Thu Apr 10, 2014
Photos: Tour Joe Cocker's Mad Dog Ranch, on sale for $7 million-plus
If you think the property in this photo, and the larger ones below, doesn't look like a typical ranch, you'd be right.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Ben Mingay, Spanky, Debora Krizak, the Bold and the Musical and More...
The THIRD ANNUAL SLIDE CABARET FESTIVAL is the biggest and best yet with the addition of a new venue, a late night piano bar, an exciting variety of supporting artists and of course, the stellar line up of award winning local, national and international artists that Slide has proven can deliver to Sydney time and time again.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Home to famous rock singer Joe Cocker and his wife, their menagerie of animals, and Joe's award-winning tomatoes, Mad Dog Ranch is a tranquil 243+/- acres of rolling, irrigated meadows, towering aspens and vibrant English gardens sitting in the shadow of the dramatic, volcanic Needle Rock near Crawford, CO.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Elvis's Honeymoon Hideaway Asks $9.5 Million
The Palm Springs house where Elvis Presley honeymooned is going on the market for $9.5 million and British musician Joe Cocker is listing his Colorado ranch.
Rocker Joe Cocker is selling his Colorado ranch
The Wall Street Journal reports that the 240-acre "Mad Dog Ranch" property in Crawford, in Delta County, features a 16,000-square-foot, seven-bedroom European-style house that has served as the main home for Cocker and his wife, Pam Cocker for two decades.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Happy 2014 Video Birthday to the Legendary Leon Russell
Leon Russell has been around a very long time and has played on some of the most famous cuts in history.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Herefordshire's Polish community embark on 'saving from forgetting' project
Students from Hereford's Saturday Polish School in London earlier this month. The trip was made as part of the "saving from forgetting" project.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Leon Russell, 'Fever': Exclusive Song Premiere
The celebrated "blueshound" talks about his new album, "Life Journey" , and his friendship with collaborator Elton John: "He's changed my life" Though it's not a strictly collaborative effort like 2010's Grammy Award-nominated "The Union," Elton John still had a strong hand in helping Leon Russell for his new solo album, "Life Journey."
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Something Else! Reviews
Into the Great Wide Open: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers,...
"Strangered In The Night" is the second and final song on Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers that is a leftover from Petty's solo record sessions, therefore not technically qualifying as a Heartbreakers song.
The Voice: First Night of Battle Rounds Includes Strategic Steals
The first night of battle rounds on The Voice exposed one thing about the Season 6 coaches.
Mon Mar 17, 2014
Say Yes to a trio of classic albums
Alan White was on tour playing drums with Joe Cocker when the invitation arrived to join famed U.K. prog-rock band, Yes.