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Providing Baby Boomers interviews and reviews on the latest from the icons of their youth as well as on up and coming entertainers capturing their attention.

November 12, 2019

John Berry Back From The Brink

in Interviews

by Randy Patterson

Posted November 2019 Baby boomers and long-time country music fans…
November 08, 2019

Peter Asher Talks About The Beatles A to Zed

in Interviews

by Randy Patterson

Posted November 2019 It’s hard to believe that next year…
November 07, 2019

Deana Martin Says, "Baby It's Cold Outside!"

in Interviews

by Randy Patterson

Posted November 2019 Baby boomers certainly remember the great days…
October 22, 2019

Bob Gruen Talks On Green Day

in Interviews

by Randy Patterson

Posted November 2019 Photo by Linda RoweAs teens, baby boomers…
October 22, 2019

Angela Bowie - Backstage, Lipstick, & All

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by Randy Patterson

November 2019 Baby boomers everywhere remember when a strange artist…
October 01, 2019

Steve Lukather Talks New Tour, Ringo, and . . . the End of Toto?

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by Randy Patterson

Posted October 2019 Anyone who has read Boomerocity or any…
September 26, 2019

Honey County Talks Kevin Costner, Yellowstone, and Their Latest Music

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by Randy Patterson

Posted October 2019 If you heard that a band had…

Concerts/Performances

Alice Cooper - Knoxville, TN August 3, 2019

Alice CooperWith Motionless In White and HalestormAugust 3, 2019 – Thompson – Boling Arean, Knoxville, TN Photo by Randy PattersonLast night’s Alice Cooper show was one for the record books. As Alice told Boomerocity in last month’s interview (here), he was completely re-vamping his show. And that, he did. While…

Johnny Rivers - Nashville, Tennessee 2019

Johnny RiversJuly 24, 2019Schermerhorn Symphony Center – Nashville, TN Photo by Randy PattersonBaby Boomers grew hearing songs such as “Mountain of Love”, “Secret Agent Man”, “Poor Side of Town”, “Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu”, “Summer Rain”, and “Swayin’ to the Music’”. The voice behind those memorable hits is…

Peter Frampton - Chattanooga, TN June 2019

Peter FramptonTivoli Theatre – Chattanooga, TennesseeJune 23, 2019 Photo by Randy PattersonLike most of you who are Peter Frampton fans, I became a fan of his when his LP, Frampton Comes Alive, dominated the airwaves and records sales, becoming one of the biggest selling live albums in history. I played…

CD/Album Reviews

Roses Are Black

Roses Are BlackGhost HoundsReview Date: November 6, 2019 Boomerocity readers know that we love getting…

Joe Bonamassa Live at the Sydney Opera House

Joe Bonamassa Live at the Sydney Opera HouseJoe BonamassaLabel: J&R AdventuresReview Date: November 4, 2019…

Wanderings

WanderingsLorenzo PicconeLabel: Soundart RecordingsReleased: October 2019 Once in a while, we at Boomerocity get surprised…

High Water II

High Water IIThe Magpie SaluteStudio: Eagle Rock EntertainmentRelease Date: October 18, 2019 Boomerocity is a…

Film

Bridges to Buenos Aires

Bridges to Buenos AiresThe Rolling StonesStudio: Eagle Rock EntertainmentRelease Date: November 8, 2019 Here at…

40 LIVE - CURÆTION-25 + ANNIVERSARY

40 LIVE - CURÆTION-25 + ANNIVERSARY The CureStudio: Eagle VisionRelease Date: October 18, 2019 Less…

IL DIVO - TIMELESS LIVE IN JAPAN

IL DIVO - TIMELESS LIVE IN JAPAN Il DivoStudio: Eagle Rock EntertainmentRelease Date: October 11,…

Book Reviews

Stoned: Photographs & Treasures from Life with the Rolling Stones

Stoned: Photographs & Treasures from Life with the Rolling StonesAuthor: Jo WoodPublisher: CassellReview…

The Beatles From A TO ZED: An Alphabetical Mystery Tour

The Beatles From A TO ZED: An Alphabetical Mystery TourAuthor: Peter AsherPublisher: Henry…

Me: Elton John

Me: Elton JohnAuthor: Elton JohnAudio Book: Alternately read by Elton John and Taron…

KISS Poster Book #2

KISS Poster Book #2Publisher: Fantasm Media Baby boomer rock fans would have to…

Album Art

Kinda-Sorta James Bond-Type Record Jacket Art

There are a lot of James Bond fans out “there”, but I haven’t met a lot of folks who ran out after each movie and bought the soundtracks to the Bond movies. Other than a sometimes memorable theme song, let’s face it, most of the other music is intended for…

Jack Davis Album Cover Art

Bimonthly MAD Magazine noted in July 2019 that it would cease publishing new content, outside of its year-end specials, after a 67-year run. Even some of its most ardent fans in the 60s and 70s might say, “I didn’t even know it was still issued,” because, let’s face it, as…

An Introduction to Album Art

While music might be the initial driving force behind record album (lp) collecting, many collectors find it hard to resist the sometimes beautiful, sometimes bizarre, and sometimes downright boring, jacket artwork that accompanies those precious vinyl platters.  Over 50+ years of collecting records, primarily for the musical content, I find…

Featured Photo

 

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Our Featured Photo by Boomerocity friend and famed rock photographer, Rob Shanahan (robshanahan.com), is of the late, great Dr. John who we lost over the summer.

Click here to read our commemoration of the late drummer. Also, check out more of Rob's work at RobShanahan.com!

 

 

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