News and Reviews

News and reviews about music, concerts, events, technology and more by Stephen K. Peeples.

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Del Shannon on Tom Petty, ‘Drop Down and Get Me’

Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame member Del Shannon of "Runaway," "Hats Off to Larry" and "Little Town Flirt" renown in the early '60s...
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Klaatu Interview with Stephen K. Peeples – May 1980

Editor's note: This transcript of a May 1980 Klaatu interview with music journalist and Capitol Records Editorial Manager Stephen K. Peeples was first posted...
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Bob Dylan Nobel Speech 12-10-16

The Bob Dylan Nobel speech was given by the United States Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji, at the Nobel Banquet, 10 December 2016. Dylan was awarded...
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UPDATED: Lewisohn Beatles Bio ‘Tune In’ Paperback Out October 2016

By Stephen K. Peeples Beatles Historian Provides Inside Look at Best-Selling First Installment of 3-Volume Fab Four Biography Exclusive VIDEO Interview w/ Stephen K. Peeples The long-awaited...
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Ron Howard Beatles Touring Years Doc Due Sept. 16

 First 'The Beatles: Eight Days A Week - The Touring Years' trailer debuts; film premieres theatrically Sept. 16 and streams on Hulu Sept. 17  Edited...
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UPDATED – Beatles Hollywood Bowl CD Reissue Due in September

Long-Awaited Digital Remastering of Beatles Hollywood Bowl Performances from 1964 and 1965 Without Bogus Audience Track Precedes World Premiere of "The Beatles: Eight Days...
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Trump-Pena Nieto Mexico Summit – First (Fake) News Dispatch

Breaking News: Trump Earns Illegal Alien Status, Detained in Mexico By Stephen K. Peeples Businessman and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña...
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Ken Sharp ‘New Mourning’ – Bright Power Pop with a Dark Side

New Album by Musician-Author Who Wrote the Book(s) on the Genre; Troubadour Debut September 2 By Stephen K. Peeples With melodic, hook-filled power chords, layers of...
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Beatles 2016 – 50-Year Flashback to Beatles 1966

Fans and Critics Celebrate 'Revolver,' Lennon's Jesus Flap, and More than 50 Years of Beatlemania By Stephen K. Peeples   It may be half a century since...

Buddy Guy & Quinn Sullivan Playboy Jazz Q&A, June 2011

By Stephen K. Peeples Chicago blues legend, Grammy-winner, Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer and Kennedy Center honoree Buddy Guy returns to the Hollywood Bowl August 10, 2016,...
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