Rock music

His Own Songs & Stories

Posted by MargieF on Sunday, Aug 14, 2011 - 4:10 PM

Do you know which hit making songwriter is celebrating his 65th birthday tomorrow?  Would you believe that he has been churning them out since he was a teenager for the likes of Glen Campbell, the Fifth Dimension and Richard Harris?read more


Clarence Clemons

Posted by MargieF on Tuesday, Jul 5, 2011 - 1:22 PM

As a longtime fan of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, I was quite saddened to hear of the recent death of Clarence Clemons, the saxophonist of the band.  He was an integral part of it since the 1970's.read more


"When I'm Sixty-Four"

Posted by MargieF on Thursday, Jun 23, 2011 - 5:30 PM

If you are looking for a fun-filled evening with free musical entertainment, look no further than the Library's background. read more


Breaking Winds

Posted by MargieF on Monday, Mar 28, 2011 - 8:25 PM

What is the most outrageously named chamber music group?  It began its performing life at a well-respected American conservatory in 2008.read more


Lady Gaga

Posted by MargieF on Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011 - 5:57 PM

Can you guess which rock star will be turning a quarter of a century on March 28?  She is following in a long line of risque, self-promoting, talented unorthodox young artists like Cher, Prince, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper and Madonna.read more


Creativity

Posted by MargieF on Wednesday, Feb 23, 2011 - 5:33 PM

Have you ever wondered how rock musicians create seminal works? read more


Sweets for My Sweet

Posted by MargieF on Thursday, Feb 10, 2011 - 12:46 PM

Have you decided on an appropriate gift or a token of your appreciation for your loved one?  If you are like most Americans, you will wait until the last minute to make this fateful decision.read more


Moon over Bourbon Street

Posted by JaneM on Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011 - 10:45 AM

Sting’s song Moon over Bourbon Street was inspired by the Anne Rice novel Interview with The Vampire.  Rock legend has it that he was given a copy of the book by fellow Police rocker Andy Summers.

YouTube is overun with just about every vampire lover in the world’s video take on the song, but my favorite is done by, of all things, a Serbian Dixieland band.read more