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A history of "Afternoon Delight," the "dirtiest song ever to top the Billboard Hot 100"

Rob Tannenbaum has a thoroughly good time writing about the history of the Starland Vocal Band's 1976 soft rock ballad "Afternoon Delight" in his GQ essay, "Skyrockets In Flight: The Strange Story of the Dirtiest Number One Ever." "Afternoon Delight" is cheerful and sprightly. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Music, News, Rob Tannenbaum, 1970a


Black Spot Takes Classic Awards Show Virtual In A Tour-De-Force For Audiobooks

THE 26TH ANNUAL AUDIE AWARDS® WILL BE BROADCAST ON C-SPAN’S BOOKTV ON APRIL 3 AT 5:40PM ET / 2:40PM PT. Leveraging the best of remote-production technology and a pantheon of performing talent, Black Spot exploded the audience for the 26th Audie Awards® by more than 1000% — even as the pandemic continued to rage. For the fifth year in a row, the Audio PublishersAssociation tapped Black Spot’s live event team from Pelorus Studio to produce their signature Audie Awards® — spangled with star...
Tags: Featured, Advertising, United States, Art and design, Manhattan, Soho, John Leguizamo, Audio Publishers Association, Rob Tannenbaum, Black Spot, Ben Whitten, Alicia D Williams, Audie Awards, Taylor Ervin, JoAnna Laskas, Pelorus Studio


listening to joni: #12: dog eat dog

Dog Eat Dog, 1985 Front Cover We've reached a milestone: a Joni Mitchell album I don't like.No, that's a cop out. It's not merely that I don't like Dog Eat Dog. It's that Dog Eat Dog is not good. It's a really bad album.All musicians, all artists, create clunkers sometimes -- especially if they're experimenting and expanding. Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, David Byrne -- musical giants all, and all have released albums that aren't very good.And although it ...
Tags: Travel, Music, Joni Mitchell, Joan, Cmi, McDonald, Michael McDonald, Wayne Shorter, Joni, Christopher Cross, David Yaffe, Laura K, Rob Tannenbaum, Listening To Joni, Dog Joni, Kenny Loggins Enough


listening to joni: #12: dog eat dog

Dog Eat Dog, 1985 Front Cover We've reached a milestone: a Joni Mitchell album I don't like.No, that's a cop out. It's not merely that I don't like Dog Eat Dog. It's that Dog Eat Dog is not good. It's a really bad album.All musicians, all artists, create clunkers sometimes -- especially if they're experimenting and expanding. Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, David Byrne -- musical giants all, and all have released albums that aren't very good.And although it ...
Tags: Travel, Music, Joni Mitchell, Joan, Cmi, Allan, McDonald, Michael McDonald, Wayne Shorter, Joni, Christopher Cross, David Yaffe, Rob Tannenbaum, Listening To Joni, Dog Joni, Kenny Loggins Enough


listening to joni: #12: dog eat dog

Dog Eat Dog, 1985 Front Cover We've reached a milestone: a Joni Mitchell album I don't like.No, that's a cop out. It's not merely that I don't like Dog Eat Dog. It's that Dog Eat Dog is not good. It's a really bad album.All musicians, all artists, create clunkers sometimes -- especially if they're experimenting and expanding. Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, Van Morrison, David Byrne -- musical giants all, and all have released albums that aren't very good.And although it ...
Tags: Travel, Music, Joni Mitchell, Joan, Cmi, McDonald, Michael McDonald, Wayne Shorter, Joni, Christopher Cross, David Yaffe, Laura K, Rob Tannenbaum, Listening To Joni, Dog Joni, Kenny Loggins Enough


Reunion Tour! Bands, Breakups and Contracts

The vast majority of successful bands usually end up going through some kind of personnel change, sometimes to the point of having no original members at all. So what are the legal ramifications of these switcheroos and breakups? Prof. David Philp explains. _______________________________ Guest post by William Paterson University Professor   David Philp from Music Biz 101 We all have our favorite band of all time.  Whether it’s the Beatles or the Rolling Stones, *N-...
Tags: Music, David, Palmer, Nashville, Ronnie Wood, Van Halen, Carl Palmer, Ny Times, Eric, Mick Taylor, Brian Jones, Sammy, Tommy, David Johansen, William Paterson University, Sammy Hagar


Twitter Is Having Tons Of Fun With Trump’s Odd Statement About Panama Canal

Begin scene:[POTUS welcomes Panamanian president]Trump: “The Panama Canal is doing quite well. I think we did a good job building it…” pic.twitter.com/p4CuIOtlBV— Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) June 19, 2017 What in the covfefe? On Monday, President Donald Trump met with the president of Panama, Juan Carlos Varela, at the White House. During their meeting, the two world leaders discussed important international topics such as, uh, the Panama Canal. “The Panama Canal is doing quite well,” Trump said...
Tags: News, White House, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Panama Canal, Donald Trump, Panama, Huffington Post, Trump, Thomas Edison, Elyse Wanshel, Ken, Andrew Jackson, Ben Jacobs, Erick Fernandez, WH


‘End of the Tour’ Director James Ponsoldt and Disney Will Explore the ‘Wild City’

Director James Ponsoldt has been making some high-quality dramas over the past few years. Smashed (seen above), The Spectacular Now, and The End of the Tour are strong films with great performances. Right now, Ponsoldt is busy with his adaptation of Dave Eggers’ The Circle, and after he’s finished that picture, he may tackle his first major studio film, Wild City. Below, learn more about the James Ponsoldt Wild City project. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news of Ponsoldt’s CG/live-action ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Los Angeles, George Orwell, Mtv, Sony, Channing Tatum, Dave Eggers, Imdb, Brett Ratner, James Ponsoldt, Leonard Peacock, Action/Adventure, Disney/Pixar, Rob Tannenbaum, Craig Marks


James Ponsoldt to Direct A24’s History of MTV Movie

James Ponsoldt will write and direct A24’s history of MTV movie, I Want My MTV A24 Films announced today that it has optioned the rights to Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks’ renowned book I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution. The company will re-team with James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now, The End of the Tour), who will write, produce, and direct the history of MTV movie adaptation, which will be their third project together. A24 will produce alongside frequent coll...
Tags: Movies, Mtv, James, Eva Maria Daniels, James Ponsoldt, MTV Movie, ComingSoon, Movie News, Rob Tannenbaum, Craig Marks, Ponsoldt, MTV A24 Films


‘Spectacular Now’ Director James Ponsoldt Making ‘I Want My MTV’ Movie For A24

A24 has optioned the rights to I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution, and has set The Spectacular Now/The End of the Tour director James Ponsoldt to develop the book into a feature film. Details on the I Want My MTV Movie, after the jump. The book was written by Rob Tannenbaum and Craig Marks and first published in October 2011 and is currently available in paperback for around $15. Named as one of the best books of that year by NPR, Spin, USA Today, CNBC, Pitchf...
Tags: Usa, New York, Television, Nbc, Dave, Atlantic, Mtv, Amy Winehouse, Jaguar, Colin Farrell, Scarlett Johansson, Sony Pictures, Rachel Weisz, Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Jackson, Jonathan Glazer