Faces in the Crowd: Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Since it's almost Halloween, I thought a blog post about Screamin' Jay Hawkins might be fitting for this spooky season.  Over the years of rock & roll, there have always been what I call Shock Artists; those whose…

Rock & Roll: Why The 80's Pretty Much Sucked

 

As I remember it, the 1980s was a decade in which the genre known as basic meat & potatoes rock & roll began to be undergo a myriad of changes.  The punk rock revolution was underway but…

Season of the Witch: A Halloween Playlist

Whoooooo! it’s that time of the year folks!  The fall season is upon us and that means it’s almost time to celebrate Halloween!  Today’s post is about some of my favorite spooky songs that always make an appearance on…

Rock & Roll Movies: Privilege (1967)

Today on the Rock & Roll is a State of Mind blog, we travel back in time to 1967 and take a look at Privilege, an obscure film that was part of the the rock & roll landscape.  Of…

Long Island Sounds October 2019

Celebrating the  diversity of the Long Island Music Scene!

 

OCTOBER 2019 2nd - Jon Goldstein  Finley's of Green Street  Huntington, NY

Join Jon Goldstein for an evening of his greatest hits of…