Post Tagged with: "Classic TV"

The Cars, Kiss, Dire Straits, The Clash, Tom Petty – The Best of ‘Fridays’ (2013)

The Cars, Kiss, Dire Straits, The Clash, Tom Petty – The Best of ‘Fridays’ (2013)

“Fridays,” for all of its comedic delights as a short-lived answer to SNL, did more than help launch the careers of Larry David and Michael Richards. It also brought some intriguing musical moments to the masses

Billy Vera – Big Band Jazz (2013)

Billy Vera – Big Band Jazz (2013)

Anyone who came of age in the 1980s can instantly visualize one scene when hearing the name “Billy Vera and the Beaters”: Michael J. Fox and future wife Tracy Pollan slow dancing to “At This Moment” on the TV sitcom Family Ties.

‘It could be spectacular’: William Shatner updates new album project with Yes alum Billy Sherwood

‘It could be spectacular’: William Shatner updates new album project with Yes alum Billy Sherwood

Former Star Trek star William Shatner gives an update on his upcoming Billy Sherwood-produced studio project, including the album title.

Michael Jackson moonwalked into history, 30 years ago on ‘Motown 25′

Michael Jackson moonwalked into history, 30 years ago on ‘Motown 25′

Thirty years ago today, a “big bang” of sorts occurred on television. This moment would profoundly affect R&B, rock, pop, MTV, and general pop culture.

‘Really good, deep and spiritual’: Billy Sherwood boldly goes into new album with Star Trek’s William Shatner

‘Really good, deep and spiritual’: Billy Sherwood boldly goes into new album with Star Trek’s William Shatner

Billy Sherwood has been beamed on board for the newest album from swashbuckling Star Trek star James T. Kirk — er, William Shatner. Sherwood says he is providing the music, while Shatner writes the lyrics.

Mort Weiss: There were big stars at this LA party, but I didn't shine so brightly

Let’s set the scene: Actress Polly Bergen’s Malibu Beach house, 1965. The cast of participants includes Jack Lemmon and his wife Felicia Farr, Kirk Douglas, Jackie Gleason, Steve Allen and his wife Jayne Meadows

One Track Mind: Barry Manilow, "Bandstand Boogie" (1975)

When I went back to the SER watercooler with my cohorts following the news today of Dick Clark’s death, we were all in a somber and reflective mood. Watching American Bandstand was a late Saturday morning ritual for all of us

'Look at that man; he never ages': TV and music icon Dick Clark dies at 82

Dick Clark, who shaped music tastes for generations with TV’s “American Bandstand,” delighted us in the afternoons with the well-watched $25,000 “Pyramid” game show, then gave the world a peek at Times Square craziness with his annual “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” specials, has died.

Former Wings guitarist Laurence Juber is keeping busy with nationwide tour, new studio projects

Solo guitar virtuoso Laurence Juber, a two-time Grammy-winning former member of Paul McCartney and Wings, is not one to rest on those laurels.

Something Else! Interview: Laurence Juber, formerly of Wings

Laurence Juber, a member of Wings from 1978-81, has since gone on to a celebrated second career as a world-class solo guitar virtuoso – releasing nearly 20 solo albums since the demise of Paul McCartney’s 1970s-era band.