Pat Benatar

Rarely has a pop chick rocked quite to the level of Pat Benatar. Patti truly was one of the pioneers in female contemporary rock vocals, especially if her shear amount of charting material is taken into consideration. Her accolades over her career are almost endless. Patti has won multiple Grammies over the years, multiple American [...]

Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel is a singer/songwriter from Chobham England. He was born in 1950 to a upper middle class family. His father was a electrical engineer and was able to send Peter to private schools for advanced education. His mother was very musical and taught him clarinet at a young age. He took this early exposure [...]

Queen

I recall when I was a kid my parents would take me on vacations to the Adirondacks (Lake George area) in upstate New York.  It was about a 6 hour trip from our Northern New Jersey home and I’d spend the time sitting bored in the car watching the trees goes by.  Many times prior [...]

Steely Dan

When I was a wee lad my mother was going to medical school to become an RN. My father was working full time at a heavy machinery factory so subsequently my mother had to take me with her to college and I’d spend the day in day care. I was only three or four years [...]

Elton John

To the uninformed Elton John may have seemed like a flamboyant one hit wonder at the end of his twenty year time in the spotlight back in the early nineties.  Not too much has been heard of him since then, a few songs on a movie score here and there but nothing like his former [...]