Author Archives: Liz Jordan

How Social ARE You?

Frankly, I just found out I’m not that cool.  I didn’t even know Billboard had a Social 50 chart based on the world’s leading social networking sites.  The Artists’ popularity is determined by a formula of blending their weekly additions of friends/fans/followers along with artist page views and weekly song plays. So with THAT being said I pulled up the ... Read More »

Top 10 Cowbell Songs

Most of you probably remember this classic Saturday Night Live skit starring Christopher Walken:   Well, the online magazine Music Aficionado has put out a list of 10 of the greatest rock cowbell songs of all time, led, of course, by the one used in the skit — Blue Oyster Cult‘s “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper.” Here are the other nine: ... Read More »

The Yardbirds were Shaking it up–October 20, 1966

I love finding these old commercials!  The Yardbirds shook things up 50 years ago this week when they recorded a radio commercial for Great Shakes.  Don’t they look yummy?!?  Did you ever drink Great Shakes? Jimmy Page, who was in the band then, says, “Two American people appeared from the control room, one carrying a sachet in one hand and ... Read More »

See the Trailer for: The Lennon Report Movie

The new John Lennon film The Lennon Report chronicles the night Lennon was shot and killed outside of the Dakota but with a twist.  This time, we’re seeing what happened from the inside on the scene at Roosevelt Hospital where Lennon was rushed by New York City’s EMS. Many experiences are depicted in the trailer below, from the hospital staff ... Read More »