MOVIES: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke

From Beth Schiller Patterson: Just finished watching “Remastered: “The Two Killings of Sam Cooke.” Sam was not only a gifted singer and songwriter, but also an activist in the burgeoning…

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http://www.coloradomusic.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Rumble.jpgMOVIES: David Booker Starts Conversation on Music Documentaries

MOVIES: David Booker Starts Conversation on Music Documentaries

David Booker: I love documentaries especially musical ones . This one, and the Charles Lloyd ‘Arrows Into Infinity’ are the BEST ones iv’e seen in a long time, Rumble especially…

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MOVIES: ‘Bathtubs Over Broadway’ Tips Hat to Unsung ‘Corporate Musicals’

MOVIES: ‘Bathtubs Over Broadway’ Tips Hat to Unsung ‘Corporate Musicals’

By Peter Jones, 10/31/18 || Comedy writer Steve Young has paid his dues since retiring from the Late Show with David Letterman. But it’s his own fault. No one is…

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MOVIES: Waxing Nostalgic — Documentary Explores History of Wax Trax

MOVIES: Waxing Nostalgic — Documentary Explores History of Wax Trax

By PETER JONES – Oct. 24, 2018 || Early in a new documentary about the Denver-founded Wax Trax, Jello Biafra recalls the moment in 1975 when he giddily discovered a…

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MOVIES and BOOKS: Waxing Nostalgic — New Documentary Explores History of Wax Trax

MOVIES and BOOKS: Waxing Nostalgic — New Documentary Explores History of Wax Trax

Early in a new documentary about the Denver-founded Wax Trax, Jello Biafra recalls the moment in 1975 when he giddily discovered a place of kindred spirit at a new Capitol…

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BOOK FOR FEBRUARY: The Lazy Person’s Book Club Invites You to Their Debut Live Performance

BOOK FOR FEBRUARY: The Lazy Person’s Book Club Invites You to Their Debut Live Performance

… of my new audio novel with songs. When a grad student on the run becomes the receptionist of a small town beauty salon, she’ll uncover a life-changing mystery. And…

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MOVIE FOR JANUARY: Elvis Presley: The Searcher – New HBO Documentary Puts the Music First

MOVIE FOR JANUARY: Elvis Presley: The Searcher – New HBO Documentary Puts the Music First

HBO’s upcoming documentary Elvis Presley: The Searcher breaks down the king of rock and roll’s chops. Elvis Presley couldn’t read music and had no formal training, but he was a…

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MOVIE FOR AUGUST: ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me’ Trailer:  Documentary Follows Life Of Trailblazing Icon

MOVIE FOR AUGUST: ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me’ Trailer: Documentary Follows Life Of Trailblazing Icon

The first trailer for Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me gives us a look at the first major film documentary about the legendary entertainer. Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker…

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BOOK FOR AUGUST: Runnin’ With The Devil by Noel Monk

BOOK FOR AUGUST: Runnin’ With The Devil by Noel Monk

So here we finally get 32 years after former Van Halen manager Noel Monk gets the heave-ho from our favourite two twisted dutch brothers Eddie & Alex Van Halen the…

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MOVIE FOR JUNE: When Rock Festivals Were Born – Monterey Pop Festival’s 50th Anniversary – Film Restored & Remastered

MOVIE FOR JUNE: When Rock Festivals Were Born – Monterey Pop Festival’s 50th Anniversary – Film Restored & Remastered

Simon and Garfunkel helped launch the SUMMER OF LOVE at the Monterey International Pop Festival back in 1967. Its vibe is still being felt half a century later. Anthony Mason…

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BOOK FOR JUNE: “A Spork in the Road: Little Book About Kitchen Cheats” by Terra Walker

BOOK FOR JUNE: “A Spork in the Road: Little Book About Kitchen Cheats” by Terra Walker

While we normally feature books involving the business of music only, we thought our musicians would get a kick out of this one. Written by a musician who loves to…

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MOVIE FOR MAY: ‘Dirty Dancing’: 5 Thoughts I Had Watching ABC’s Remake

MOVIE FOR MAY: ‘Dirty Dancing’: 5 Thoughts I Had Watching ABC’s Remake

ABC aired its remake of Dirty Dancing [last night], and if you’re a lover of the 1987 Patrick Swayze-Jennifer Grey film, chances are you won’t be able to stop yourself…

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BOOK FOR MAY: The Music Never Stops: A Journey Into the Music of the Unknown, The Forgotten, The Rich & Famous

BOOK FOR MAY: The Music Never Stops: A Journey Into the Music of the Unknown, The Forgotten, The Rich & Famous

Our suggested movies and books involve the business of music. Learn something from them! The Music Never Stops: A Journey Into the Music of the Unknown, The Forgotten, The Rich…

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BOOK FOR APRIL: Change of Seasons: A Memoir – By John Oates and Chris Epting

BOOK FOR APRIL: Change of Seasons: A Memoir – By John Oates and Chris Epting

John Oates was born at the perfect time, paralleling the birth of rock ‘n roll. Raised in a small Pennsylvania town, he was exposed to folk, blues, soul, and R&B….

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BOOK FOR FEBRUARY: Players – A Romantic Comedy by COMBO Member Jayne Dixon

DENVER, Colorado – Wooden Stake Press, Denver’s local Indie publisher of adult and young adult novels, today announced the publication of Players, a romantic comedy by Jayne Dixon. Players follows…

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