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Andrew Loog Oldham

Adam White's Motown Book Is A Stunner

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.19.2016 | Books
Michael Sigman

Adam White's stunning new coffee-table book Motown: The Sound of Young America (Thames & Hudson) is a 400-page non-stop heat wave of compelling narrat...

Rest in Peace: My 2013 Interview With the Late Great Ian "Mac" McLagan

Binky Philips | Posted 02.04.2015 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

A year ago to the week, I got a call from a music-biz-connected friend... Would I like to interview Ian "Mac" McLagan of the Small Faces, Faces, Rolling Stones, about a box set of the Small Faces years on Andrew Loog Oldham's record label, Immediate? Uhhh, do fries and a bacon-cheeseburger come with that? I suavely jumped out my skin.

Miriam Linna Is Nobody's Baby -- Her First Solo Album Shimmers and Soars

Holly Cara Price | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

After moving to the States at a very young age from Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, she became the drummer in the original lineup of the Cramps. Linna was a drummer -- a chick drummer -- and this was pre-Bangles, Go-Gos, Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney, White Stripes. There were no chick drummers in the 1970s. People took notice. Joey Ramone, for instance.

No Brian Epstein? No Beatles!

Martin Lewis | Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Put simply -- The Beatles changed the world. But Brian Epstein's gift was that he changed them. And gave them the pathway to reach us.

I Interview Ian "Mac" McLagan of the Legendary Small Faces About Their New (and Amazing!) Box Set

Binky Philips | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

When Punk broke out in all its angry ugly anti-glory, only The Who and Small Faces were immune from their sulphuric disdain. It's obvious why. Small Faces were punks. Punks with world-class chops.

'9 Best Rolling Stones Songs'?! Jeeez, I Only Count 40.

Binky Philips | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

After two days of pondering, tossing aside, picking back up, checking album running orders, chopping some watermelon into bite-size chunks, using a cut-throat criteria of my own divining, I've been able to narrow it down to The Rolling Stones' Top 40 Best Songs...

The Moment The Rolling Stones Became The World's Greatest Rock & Roll Band

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.16.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Does the '60s generation still want to change the world? In the new cut of the Rolling Stones documentary, "Charlie Is My Darling -- Ireland 1965," a 22-year-old Mick Jagger ponders the staying power of his generation's peace/love/liberation/rebellion ethos.

Andrew Oldham's Tales of Getting (Rolling) Stoned

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.18.2011 | Books
Michael Sigman

What do Bob Dylan, the Beatles and the Rolling Stones have in common, aside from being musical geniuses who changed the world? They all worked with Andrew Loog Oldham while he was still a teenager.

Marianne Faithfull: Going Into the Light With Horses and High Heels

Holly Cara Price | Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

I've grown a pretty thick skin over the years when it comes to celebrities. However it's just not that often that I find myself sitting across someone who, frankly, was a bonafide teen idol in my particular pantheon. We're talking photos stuck onto bedroom walls here.

Mods & Rockers Film Festival XI: Murray Lerner Love Fest

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Gregory Weinkauf

The grand finale of L.A.'s eleventh annual Mods & Rockers Film Festival on Sunday night featured a triple-feature treasure trove of concert films.

Reasons To Be Cheerful (Part 2)

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

British New Waver Ian Dury's keen wit, social criticism and generosity of spirit inspires the following reasons for cheer during this tough holiday season.