David Salidor

The Glorious Corner: Blondie, Bill O’Reilly The Guess Who’s Burton Cummings, Netlix’s Grace and Frankie, and More!

      G.H. Harding  BLONDIE BACK — Blondie have announced their 11th studio album. Pollinator is out May 5 via BMG. It was produced by John Congleton (St. Vincent, Sleater-Kinney, Swans) and features Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange), the Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Laurie Anderson, Charli XCX, Sia, Joan Jett, TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek, […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Clay Cole Remembered, R.I.P. Bernard Fox, Marcus Goldhaber’s Kickstarter Goal, Project Grandslam and More!

    G.H. Harding  CLAY COLE REMEMBERED — This week in 2010, the legendary Clay Cole passed away. If you’re not familiar with Cole, he was one of the premiere broadcasters on TV presenting music. Clay Cole was born Albert Rucker, Jr. on January 1, 1938, in Youngstown, Ohio. He became a stage and radio actor; then […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: Bob Dylan, Jon Bon Jovi, Iggy Pop, Debbie Gibson and More!

  G.H. Harding  DYLAN SPEAKS — Per The New York Times: We finally have an answer. Bob Dylan will, indeed, accept his Nobel Prize in Literature — probably. In his first comments on the award, made in an interview with The Telegraph, the British newspaper, Mr. Dylan was asked whether he would attend the Nobel ceremony in Sweden in December. His response was characteristically […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Joel Denver’s “All Access” and More!

  G.H. Harding  STONED BLUES —Earlier this year The Rolling Stones guitarists Keith Richards and Ron Wood revealed the band was working on a blues-themed album expected to be released at some point this year. The Stones have been teasing an October 6th announcement, while the LP’s producer Don Was recently said the album of Chicago blues covers will be released in December. […]

Today in The Glorious Corner: The Grammys, The Rolling Stones, The Monkees, Michael “Eppy” Epstein, and More!

  G.H. Harding  GRAMMY FEVER ––Today is the deadline for Grammy eligibility. Album Of The Year has just got to be Adele’s 25, which just missed last year. Although Paul Simon’s Stranger to Stranger; David Bowie’s Blackstar and Jeff Beck’s Loud Hailer, are possible and personal choices. There should be a tribute to Bowie as well; a stunning tribute if you ask me. The NARAS people should […]

Today in the Glorious Corner: Hall & Oates, Sully, Narcos, Sunday Today & More!

G.H. Harding  H&O HOLLYWOOD BOUND — Daryl Hall & John Oates have moved into 6752 Hollywood Blvd. The dynamic duo now has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. “L. A. has a really special place in my memories,” John Oates said at the ceremony. “We recorded three albums out here in the mid-70’s and it […]

The Glorious Corner: Antonio Banderas as Versace, Michael J. Fox Joins Coldplay, Jeff Beck’s “Loud Hailer”, R.I.P. Garry Marshall

  By G.H. Harding  GIANNI — Antonio Banderas will reunite with his The House of the Spirits director Bille August to star in a biopic on the late Gianni Versace. Women’s Wear Daily reported last week that the three-time Golden Globe nominee – who turns 56 next month – will begin filming the ‘fictional’ flick this December in Milan. The Italian fashion label – […]

The Glorious Corner: Flatliners Reboot, Greenberg Redeux, The Secret Life of Pets Review, Paul McCartney and More!

  by G.H. Harding  MORE KEIFER — One of the original members from the iconic movie Flatliners (directed by the always iconic Joel Schumacher) is coming back for more. Kiefer Sutherland is joining the cast of the reboot of the 1990 film after schedules were worked out for the actor to do both his new ABC series Designated Survivor and the Sony […]

The Glorious Corner: Rita Coolidge Rocks NYC, “Free State of Jones”, HBO’s “Vinyl” Denial, “Project Grand Slam” and More!

    By G.H. Harding  RITA ROCKS —  Rita Coolidge was front and center last night at Steve Water’s Cutting Room in NYC. Looking every bit the Delta Lady of old, she and a crack four-piece band were in fine form; most notably evidenced in her stunning rendition of “Superstar” (written in 1969 by Delaney Bramlett and Leon Russell) and, […]

The Glorious Corner: Tony Visconti Apologizes To Adele, Muhammad Ali Magazine,The Monkees, Donavan and More!

  By G.H. Harding  VISCONTI APOLOGIZES — Tony Visconti has apologized for offending Adele. The legendary music producer hit headlines last week when he questioned whether or not the singer’s famously soulful voice is the result of studio trickery. Tony, 72, who produced many of the late David Bowie’s most famous albums, told Britain’s Daily Star newspaper that he […]

The Glorious Corner: Monkees Jam 2016, Sirius Darnell, Say Yes Again, Glen Campbell, Doobie Brothers & More!

  By G.H. Harding  MONKEE JAM 2016 — Last weekend fans from all  the world celebrated 50 years of The Monkees music and TV show. Monkee Jam 2016 held at the Clarion Empire Hotel in Secaucus, New Jersey was in full swing when fans got a big surprise (thanks to organizer Jodi  Ritzen) -Micky Dolenz sent in a pre-recorded Skype introduction for […]

The Glorious Corner: The Monkees, Money Monster, Billy Bush, Cherchez La Femme and More!

  By G.H. Harding  HERE THEY ARE — All weekend the number 1 album on Amazon wasn’t Blake Shelton, Beyonce or even the soundtrack from Hamilton… it is The Monkees’ new album Good Times… and, you know what: it deserves it.  A absolutely scintillating collection of tunes from the likes of Rivers Cuomo, Paul Weller and Noel Gallagher.  Even Nesmith, ever-the […]

The Glorious Corner: Kelly and Michael, Yes 2016 Tour, Fleetwood Mac’s Mirage, Pet Sounds 50th Anniversary & More!

    BY G.H. Harding  STRAHAN’S FINAL LIVE — Today at 9:00 AM,  ABC’s embattled Live with Kelly and Michael  co-host Michael Strahan finally exits the show after what must be called a terrible, botched effort to extricate him for a permanent slot of the network’s Good Morning America. As America (and, probably the world) now knows, Strahan refused to share the […]

The Glorious Corner: Monkees New Single, Gillian Anderson’s Desire, The Traveling Wilburys’ New Ride and More!

  By G. H. Harding  MONKEES DEBUT NEW SINGLE — Tons of deserved media coverage on the brand new Monkees single that dropped last week, via Rhino Records: the Rivers Cuomo-penned “She Makes Me Laugh.” There was even media-coverage in anti-Monkee-man Jann Wenner’s Rolling Stone. Hey. After the year Stone has had (court suits and all); Wenner’s pulling out everything he can. […]

The Glorious Corner: Lethal Weapon Reboot, Kinison’s Legacy Lives On, Changes at NCIS and More!

By G.H. Harding  LETHAL RE-BOOT—Rectify alum Clayne Crawford is set as the co-lead opposite Damon Wayans Sr. in Lethal Weapon, Fox’s hour-long pilot based on the hit movie franchise. Crawford will play Martin Riggs — the character essayed by Mel Gibson in the buddy cop action comedy feature – to Wayans’ Roger Murtaugh (originally played by Danny Glover). In the pilot, written by Matt Miller and directed by McG, when Texas cop and former […]

The Glorious Corner: Eric Clapton’s Mystery, 2016 SHOF Inductees, Breaking Conformity, Coldplay and More!

  by G.H. Harding  CLAPTON’S MYSTERY — If you’re still wondering just who “Angelo Mysterioso,” the unidentified player on Eric Clapton‘s upcoming album I Still Do, is, it looks like you’ll have to just keep on guessing. A spokesman for the guitarist said on March 2 they will not be revealing the mystery person’s identity. “We aren’t going to be saying who […]

The Glorious Corner: Coldplay, Eric Clapton’s Studio Album Collection, The Wiz Whimpers and More!

by G.H. Harding  COLDPLAY ’S “MONKEY” BUSINESS? — After yet another harrowing news week (we lose approximately 90 people a day due to gun violence), I actually experienced a few minutes of serenity and joy watching the video for the new Coldplay single “Adventure of a Lifetime.” I can’t really describe it here, other than to say it’s full […]

Happy Birthday To Our Friends At Monkees.Net —They Celebrate 20 Years Online!

Monday, November 10 is the 20th year anniversary of Brad Waddell’s  Monkees.net site – the preferred site to go for all things Monkee-related. Says Waddell, “Early in 1992, the Internet was getting a lot of buzz and so as a computer programmer I had to get out there and see what was happening. I re-discovered the Monkees […]

Debby Campbell and Celebrity Author Mark Bego Celebrate Their Best-Selling Book. “Life With My Father Glen Campbell

Last night in Manhattan, authors Debby Campbell and Mark Bego celebrated the success of their book Life With My Father: Glen Campbell, at Manhattan restaurant Aleo.  The book has hit the Top Ten in Nashville’s daily newspaper The Tennessean, making the biography a bona fide country literary best-seller. The cocktail party included  original Village People cowboy Randy Jones, record producer Andy […]

NYC PR Man David Salidor Exits Brett Winterble XM Show

dis COMPANY’s David Salidor who served as celebrity booking producer for XM’s Brett Winterble eponymous talk show, has exited the post, as a format-change next month is in the works for the satcaster. Said Salidor, “I know for a fact that in the 18 months I was there, we built a very strong base for […]

HAPPY TOGETHER At Wesbury: Micky Dolenz Blazes On Stage— Review

Last night we were guests at the 2012 HAPPY TOGETHER tour; featuring The Buckinghams; The Grass Roots; Gary Puckett; Micky Dolenz; and, Flo &B Eddie aka The Turtles. The Buckinghams (“Kind Of A Drag”)and The Grass Roots didn’t disappoint at all as they blazed through their hits, sounding like we just heard them on the radio yesterday. The Roots in particular were spectacular; their canon of hits “Let’s Live for […]

Musician Adrian Niles Feeling Pretty Justified

Upper-Ohio Valley’s Adrian Niles, who fronts his successful aggregation, The Adrian Niles Band, will have two of his songs on the March 13 episode of F/X’s Justified, starring Timothy Olyphant – which today was renewed by the cable net for a fourth season. The episode, titled “Loose Ends,” will feature Niles’ “Harden to Heal” and […]