Tag Archives: Janis Joplin

Oh, Madonna. She’s quite the lyricist – “I F—ed Up.”

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Oh, Madonna. She’s quite the lyricist. Her new song is called “I F—ed Up.” You can listen to it and most of her new album, called “MDNA” on her You Tube channel and on Facebook. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkgEJPSWRZY&feature=player_embedded#!. The album comes out a week from Tuesday, and it’s[...]

Amy Winehouse and The 27 Club

By Adam Frazier Hollywoodnews.com: With the untimely passing of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, you may have heard mention of The 27 Club. The term is used to refer to the remarkably high statistical spike of musicians who have died at the age of 27. The term was first coined in the[...]

Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Queen lead list of planned music biopics

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Coming soon to a theater near you: Music biopics, and lots of them. Films about such legendary musicians as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Bob Marley and the rock group Queen are in different stages of development, according to Billboard, though some could be as[...]

Sony Music launches premiere shopping club for die-hard music fans

HollywoodNews.com: Sony Music Entertainment has just announced the launch of PopMarket.com, the ultimate online destination shopping club for music fans offering its members limited-time private sales on the world’s coolest music. A member’s-only online initiative designed for music fans, bargain hunters and serious collectors alike, PopMarket.com offers a 24-hour limited[...]

Amy Adams may be able to pull off the role of Janis Joplin

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: No sooner did news break that Amy Adams is going to play Janis Joplin in the long-awaited bio-pic of the drug-bedeviled, bisexual 1960s music icon than the outcry began. Music critics and internet chatterers alike are bewailing the choice of Adams as[...]

D.A. Pennebaker, inventor of the music video, turns 85

HollywoodNews.com: D.A. (Donn Alan) Pennebaker turns 85 today, years young. All those so called documentary shows that clutter TV– from the Real World to Celebrity Rehab–spring from the cinema verite that Pennebaker and his cohorts Ricky Leacock, Albert Maysles, and a few others invented more than 50 years ago. Pennebaker[...]