In March 1958 Elvis’ Golden Records album was released. “Heartbreak Hotel.” “Love Me Tender.” “Don’t Be Cruel.” “All Shook Up.” Those and other tracks are on the disc. And it, itself, became a Gold Record in 1961. (It eventually racked up status as 6X Platinum, which sounds like a score on a pinball machine.) But … Continue reading Yes, People Still Buy Discs. Millions of Them.
I GOT FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES Garth Brooks Makes His World Taste Better Johnny Loftus Let’s be honest. Internationally known musicians with platinum grilles don’t need the money. And yet, well-heeled dopes like Sting, Aerosmith, and now Garth Brooks still find a way to schill for corporations large enough to afford the mad duckets required … Continue reading I GOT FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES