Rick Keene Music Scene – Dale Boyle; Putting Some Much Needed ‘Gasoline’ Into the Montreal Music Fire

Songwriting is always there but sometimes it takes a while to come out.   This appears to be the case with Dale Boyle.  Originally from the Gaspe region and currently a Dorval resident, Boyle has written five songs that are way ahead of the Montreal curve. Citing one of his major influences as recently departed … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Dale Boyle; Putting Some Much Needed ‘Gasoline’ Into the Montreal Music Fire

Rick Keene Music Scene – Goodbye Mr. Petty 

It was a pirate life. Now - it's gone.  No other Rock n' Roll star (aside from Keith Richards) walked the walk and talked the talk more than Tom Petty.  Swagger complimented his ability to convey energy to an audience with a 'Dude' - like calmness. Uncanny in the world of songwriting.  Combining speed with … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Goodbye Mr. Petty 

Rick Keene Music Scene – ‘Music DVD Pick of The Week ‘

It's nice to discover stuff you thought you knew ... That is the case with the DVD; Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Runnin' Down a Dream (2007) Everyone knows the hits. 'Breakdown', 'Here Comes my Girl', 'Refugee', 'Freefallin'. etc etc ... Tom Petty ( in case addition is not your strongpoint) has more hits and has been … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – ‘Music DVD Pick of The Week ‘

Ask Dave the Bartender – Easter Bunny Streaking?

Dave the Bartender is a busy guy ... Then - he goes to work as a bartender.   Not only does he see and hear everything, Dave the Bartender knows everything he sees and hears. A lethal combination of knowledge and / or hearsay. Please listen below as Dave the Bartender answers your musical questions. … Continue reading Ask Dave the Bartender – Easter Bunny Streaking?

Top Ten Things Overheard at the 2015 Grammy Awards

Ah ....the Grammys. The award show to top all award shows ... An occasion where all the artists who wish they were musicians get together and collect phone numbers. Cleavage replaces talent and talent attempts to keep abreast. In all fairness, the majority of the nominees started out in music for the right reasons. In … Continue reading Top Ten Things Overheard at the 2015 Grammy Awards

Tom Petty Concert Review; Rock n’ Roll is Alive and Well …

Tom Petty is the real deal ...In an age where ageing Rock stars more often than not mail in performances, Petty with his band of Heartbreakers - as refreshing as a sea breeze on a hot and humid day.The sixty-three year old Petty, on tour with his latest album Hypnotic Eye - took the stage … Continue reading Tom Petty Concert Review; Rock n’ Roll is Alive and Well …