David Salidor

The Glorious Corner: R.I.P. Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon, What The Oscars Left Out, Mia Moravis’ “Session Girls”, Mark Bego’s “Eat Like A Rock Star” and More

  G.H. Harding A GIANT PASSES —From The Sacramento Bee: Talk about the perfect coda: Tower Records founder Russ Solomon died with a drink in his hand and a smart-aleck remark on his lips.The swashbuckling, visionary entrepreneur who built a global retailing empire and the most famous company in Sacramento history died Sunday night of […]

The MacWire Interview With dis Company’s PR-Pasha David Salidor

  M.A. Cassata This month David Salidor is celebrating his company’s 34th anniversary. Salidor started out with a scant few clients in 1984; among them Profile Records, who would soon launch Run DMC; Jellybean Benitez, who would soon go onto to rule the world of dance music and produce a new singer called Madonna; celebrity […]

The Glorious Corner: Paul Simon’s Final Stand, Joanna Bonaro’s ‘Good ‘n Screwed’, Steve Van Zandt and More

    G.H. Harding  GOOD ‘n SCREWED — Actress-writer Joanna Bonaro didn’t pull any punches on her Generation Gap radio-interview with Josh Accardo and Maureen Van Zandt (wife of Springsteen guitarist Steve Van Zandt), tub-thumping her forthcoming TV skein Good ‘n Screwed, which focuses on the travails of a woman, at 47, suddenly getting a […]

The Glorious Corner: TV Show Fall Finales, Queen Movie Bio On Hold, Keifer Sutherland, Matt Lauer, Billy Bush and More!

  G.H. Harding  TV NEWS — Hard to believe that several shows have already had their so-named Fall Finale. This was certainly not a TV season to remember, although NBC’s Blindspot, has been something of a rarity in that they’ve certainly stepped up their game with riveting plots and just outstanding acting. The Blacklist, also a […]

The Glorious Corner: Micky Dolenz At Winter’s Eve, Matt Lauer Fired, Elvis Carney Awards, Carry You On Holiday Concert, and More!

    G.H. Harding  DOLENZ AT WINTER’S EVE —Micky Dolenz, the voice of The Monkees, was front-and-center Monday night at Dante Park in Lincoln Square, performing a terrific 5-song set and with Broadway’s Lea Salonga, helped light the city’s first Xmas tree of the season. We spied Q1043’s Jim Kerr sitting near the stage as […]

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, […]