DOC NYC Review: ‘My Psychedelic Love Story’

By Jonathon Norcross Joanna Harcourt-Smith grew up in extreme wealth in France raised by a mother who boasted of sleeping with Mussolini — and her story only gets weirder from there. In the newest Errol Morris film, “My Psychedelic Love…

Coroner said Brian Jones Drowned in Fresh Water, so Why was this Rolling Stone Found in the Pool?

By Gregory Crofton When Brian Jones, a gifted multi-instrumentalist, first moved to London from the burbs of Britain he took “Elmo Lewis” as a stage name, a tribute to his heroes legendary bluesmen Elmore James and Robert Johnson. Jones drew…

Eagles Super Fans and their Championship Season in ‘Maybe Next Year’

By Gregory Crofton If you’re a fan of documentaries, you might have seen “Heavy Metal Parking Lot,” a an influential short film shot on videotape that captures rock fans tailgating at a Judas Priest concert in 1986 Maryland. “Maybe Next…

Remember Doc Severinsen? He’s 93 and Still Leading the Band

By Gregory Crofton Born in 1927 in an old western town in Oregon, Doc Severinsen has seen a lot of life, and pretty much all of it has been with a trumpet in his hand. The 30 years he worked…

‘How Can You Mend a Broken Heart’ Soars Through Five Decades of The Bee Gees’ Hit Songs

By Gregory Crofton Listen to “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” a song by The Bee Gees recorded in 1993, and you’ll get a sense of the depth of this band’s catalog. Part of their “Size Isn’t Everything” album, the song…

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