Friday, April 19, 2024

Music

P.F. Sloan, Writer of “Eve of Destruction,” “Secret Agent Man,” Dies at Age 70

P.F. (Phil) Sloan, the singer songwriter responsible for songs like Barry McGuire's "Eve of Destruction" and Johnny Rivers' "Secret Agent Man," has died at...

Adele Drops Second Single, “When We Were Young,” in New Video

In the hours before Adele appears at Radio City Music Hall, she has dropped her second single from "25." The video for "When We...

James Taylor’s Up and Down Day November 24: Presidential Medal of Freedom and Carly Simon’s Memoir

James Taylor has seen fire and rain. But he hasn't seen a day like November 24th ever. The great singer songwriter is receiving the...

Pop: Justin Bieber Beats One Direction in One Week Sales Race, But Adele is Coming

The weekend pop sales race among pop tarts One Direction and Justin Bieber is over. We'll see numbers soon, but from iTunes the clear...

On “Purpose”: “Where are U Now?” Belongs to Skrillex and Diplo, Not Justin Bieber

By now Justin Bieber fans have realized something: they can't buy "Where Are U Now?" from Bieber as a single on iTunes. The rest...

(Listen) Carly Simon’s Great New Song Accompanies Hot Literary Memoir of Rock in the 70s

Carly Simon's great new song "I Can't Thank You Enough" comes from her "Songs from the Trees" compilation, out next week from Rhino. It...

One Direction? Bieber? Forget Them. Squeeze Has Their First New Album Since 1998

 Squeeze is back with their first album of new music since 1998. "Cradle to the Grave" is the name, the songs are just as...

Review: One Direction’s Possible Final Album “Made in the AM” Surprisingly Cohesive, Full of Hits

Tomorrow is D-Day in pop world as One Direction releases its possible final album, "Made in the AM." At the same time, we are...