News and Reviews

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

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A Lennon Birthday Celebration with John, Yoko & Sean

Not just one Lennon birthday, but two on October 9 make it a doubly special day for John Lennon's family, and everyone who cares...
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GIMME SOME TRUTH. 36 ‘Ultimate Mixes’ Rock John Lennon 80th Birthday

Celebrating and released worldwide on October 9, 2020, to coincide with what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday, GIMME SOME TRUTH. THE ULTIMATE...
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‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Book to Coincide with Jackson’s 2021 Feature Doc

"The Beatles: Get Back," the legendary British rock band's first official book since the bestselling "The Beatles Anthology" in 2000, will be released worldwide...
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Jimi Hendrix Rocks Gulfstream: Reliving First Miami Pop Festival, 1968

In 1998, editor Steve Pesant at Experience Hendrix Magazine (published by the Hendrix family's Experience Hendrix, LLC from 1996-2000) invited yours truly to contribute...

Tom Brown, Zappa Expert, Zoogz Rift Drummer, Rhino Veteran, Dead at 73

H.T. “Tom” Brown, musician, record company veteran, producer, author and noted Frank Zappa expert, died in Culver City, California, on April 15, 2020. He...

Derek & The Dominos ‘Layla’ Engineers Ron and Howard Albert: 1970 Flashback

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the August-September 1970 Derek & The Dominos' sessions for "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs" at North Miami's Criteria...
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Debut Album by U.K. Band The Loft Club: Echoes of the Future

Remember the last occasion you listened to a new album the first time and it started strong and stayed that way, track after track,...
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Kai Clark, Son of Byrds’ Gene Clark, Flies High with Tribute Album of Father’s...

The following is an expanded and updated version of a press release Stephen K. Peeples wrote in spring 2020 for the Kai Clark "Silver...
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Eulogy: Lorraine Marion Miceli Martini (July 10, 1929-June 12, 2020)

The following is the eulogy for Lorraine M. Martini, written by Stephen K. Peeples and read by Veronica J. Peeples on July 9, 2020: Lorraine...
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Eulogy: Michael J. White (1953-2020)

By Nicholas M. White When I was little, I thought my dad was Superman. This is common enough to be a cliché, but Hollywood could...
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