Rickie Lee Jones | Vintage Pirates Promo Poster

One thing I've learned from this site: You can never predict what's going to be popular. Like my recent review of Rickie Lee Jones’ eclectic covers album Kicks. I...

Randy Newman | Rare 1980s Concert Poster

You can't win them all. Here's one that I lost out on: I had front-row tickets to these solo shows by Randy Newman in Edmonton in the early 1980s....

Leon Redbone | 1980s Western Canadian Tour Poster

I was sad to read that Leon Redbone passed away last week at age 69. It wasn't a total shock; he had retired from performing a few years back,...

Van Halen | RARE 1980 Western Canada Tour Poster

When I came across this ancient Van Halen tour poster recently, I was a little confused at first: I distinctly remember seeing them in Winnipeg around this time, but...

Usher | All About U: Ultra-Rare Advance Promo Box

Over the decades, I've amassed an absurdly huge archive of physical music. I would conservatively estimate I've got somewhere between 40,000 and 50,000 pieces of CDs and vinyl. Naturally,...

Pete Townshend | All the Best Cowboys Have Chinese Eyes Rare Promo Posters

Pete Townshend once quipped that he should have won a "Stupid Title of the Year" award for the name of this 1982 solo album All the Best Cowboys Have...

Vintage Gear | Yamaha MT1X, Roland DR-550, Big Muff Pedal

Here's something a little different from my endless supply of music posters: A few items from the mountain of vintage gear I've had sitting around my house since the...

Dave Edmunds | Large D.E. 7th Promo Poster

For me, Dave Edmunds will always be one of the acts that got away. I never interviewed the Welsh singer-guitarist and former Rockpile member despite making a couple of...

The Kinks | Give the People What They Want Promo Poster

Here's how I know I’ve seen way too many concerts (or maybe it's just that I'm getting old): I cannot recall how many times I've seen The Kinks. I...

Kiss | Rare Destroyer Foil Poster

Way back in the 1970s, I was your basic longhaired, teenage rock ’n’ roll dumbass. And KISS were, as they used to say, the hottest band in the land....

Blue Öyster Cult | Extraterrestrial Live Poster

You really have to hand it to Blue Öyster Cult. They've definitely beaten the odds. In one form or another, they've been around for more than 50 years. They...

Sensational Alex Harvey Band | 1977 German Tour Poster

The Sensational Alex Harvey Band remains one of the very, very few acts I never got the chance to see but sincerely wish I had. Pound for pound and...

Rolling Stones | 1982 German Tour Poster

I honestly didn't realize how many damn Rolling Stones posters I had until I started photographing them all to post them here. I've got group shots, individual album covers,...

Tom Waits | Mule Variations Double-Sided Promo Poster

Of the hundreds of music and film posters in my collection, this is one of my favourites. Partly because I'm a huge Tom Waits fan — who isn't? —...
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Late-Night TV Music (Diversity Edition) | Nov. 13, 2018

Diversity is always a good thing. And diversity is exactly what you got from Tuesday's late-night TV music lineup, which veered wildly from proggy art-rock to down-home country and...

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