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The ‘Nirvana Baby’ is Now All Grown Up. Who is He? What Is He Doing Now?

  Let’s check out this post that we ran a few years ago. Spencer is now nearly 30 years old. You’ve seen him but you probably never knew his name.  The famous three month old pee-pee baring baby on the cover of the Nirvana Nevermind album is now a thirty something year old man. His name is Spencer Elden.  He told MTV News a few years back  “it’s kind of creepy that that many people have seen me naked — I feel like I’m the world’s biggest porn star.”  The shot was taken at the Rose Bowl Aquatic Center in Pasadena, California and it’also where he “kinda” recreated the cover in 2008. Elden said that his parents were...

Chicago’s Aragon Ballroom. The Most Complete Listing of Shows from the 60s thru the 90s

Posted 11 Sep 2019 in 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Live, Music + TV News

Ah the Aragon Ballroom. This is a fun listing for the old Rock ‘n’ Rollers that visit the Cool Album of the Day site. Here’s a list of just about ever show that was held at the Aragon Ballroom in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago.  If you went there, have fun looking thru this list.  Look for the shows that you saw. Feel ‘bummed’ about the ones you missed. Be angry about the ones that you would have checked out but you didn’t know about, until now. I’ve combined different listings to form this list. I’ve even contacted band members and did poster research to find others. It’s the best list on the ‘net! If you were never at...

“Cool Album of the Day” is Looking for Contributors

Posted 07 Aug 2019 in Music + TV News

If you follow the Cool Album of the Day website I’m guessing that you are a little bit of a music fan. Excellent! Have you ever wanted to be published? Well if you are, we at Cool Album of the Day are always looking for contributors. You know what we do here. Like I mentioned, we’re always looking for people that would like to do a write up on some of their favorite albums. We’d also love people that would be interested in reviewing a concert that they might be seeing in the near future, but we’d really love some people that would like to add some reviews of new releases. In fact, we’d love to start expanding the amount...

Lucinda, Steve and Dwight Hit the Road on “LSD” Tour.

Posted 22 Mar 2018 in Music + TV News

        JUST ANNOUNCED! LSD Tour: Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle & The Dukes, and Dwight Yoakam! The pre-sale exclusive to Steve Earle & The Dukes’ fans starts this Monday, March 26th at 10AM local time (password: STEVE). Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, March 30th at 10AM local time. King Leg will be opening the show as Special Guest on the tour. Presented by SiriusXM Radio. List of dates below. Get more info here    LSD TOUR DATES TUE 6/12 Boston, MA – Blue Hills Bank Pavilion WED 6/13 New York, NY – Beacon Theatre FRI 6/15 Bethel, NY – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts SAT 6/16 Gilford, NH – Bank of NH Pavilion SUN 6/17 Oxon Hill, MD...

Jim Nabors ‘Back Home Again In Indiana’ .. and Why I Love Mario Andretti and The Indianapolis 500

Posted 25 May 2014 in Music + TV News

  A little change of pace today….. I did this last year on the Cool Album of the Day facebook page and today I’m going to make it an official tradition and take it to the website as well. On this day, the Sunday before Memorial Day is the day that The Indianapolis 500 is run, and on that day, we’ll always be featuring “Back Home Again in Indiana.” I do know that it is not an album but a song.  However, we’re pretending not to notice this one day of the year. For those of you that do not know, that song has been sung before “The 500 Mile Race” as it used to be known, since 1946...

Tom Petty and Heartbreakers with Special Guest Steve Winwood Announce Tour Dates.

Posted 20 May 2014 in Music + TV News

  Tom Petty and Heartbreakers with Special Guest Steve Winwood Announce Tour Dates. Just announced. These are the 2014 dates for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers with special guest Steve Winwood tour dates. Opening night will be August 3rd in San Diego California. The tour concludes, as of this writing on October 10th back on the west coast in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale for the various dates as early as May 31st. “I knew I wanted to do a rock & roll record,” Petty told Rolling Stone in April. “We hadn’t made a straight hard-rockin’ record, from beginning to end, in a long time.” Ticket buyers will actually be getting a copy of the new release with...

Late Night Talk Show Guests for the Week of April 14th

Posted 14 Apr 2014 in Music + TV News

Conan O’Brien Mo 4/14: Mindy Kaling, Colin Hanks, MGMT Tu 4/15: Nathan Fillion, Tatiana Maslany, Dan Soder We 4/16: Nick Thune, Bastille Th 4/17: Tracy Morgan, Judy Greer, Broken Bells   Craig Ferguson Mo 4/14: Dominic Monaghan, Brooklyn Decker Tu 4/15: Wendie Malick, Jim Rash We 4/16: Kunal Nayyar, Tom Segura Th 4/17: Kevin Bacon, Andy Hendrickson Fr 4/18: William Shatner, Jaime Pressly   David Letterman Mo 4/14: Emma Watson, Nick Offerman, the Strypes (R 3/25/14) Tu 4/15: Martha Stewart, Lady Gaga, Bill Murray (R 4/2/14) We 4/16: Sylvester Stallone, Theo James, Ledisi (R 3/12/14) Th 4/17: Billy Crystal, Tony Hale, Liv Warfield (R 4/4/14) Fr 4/18: Bryan Cranston, Melissa Rauch, Le1f (R 3/13/14)   Jimmy Fallon    Mo 4/14: Will Smith, U2 (R 2/17/14) Tu 4/15: Jerry Seinfeld, Kristen Wiig, Lady Gaga (R 2/18/14) We 4/16: Bradley Cooper, Tim McGraw (R 2/19/14) Th 4/17: Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell, Arcade Fire (R 2/20/14) Fr 4/18: Justin Timberlake (R 2/21/14)   Jimmy Kimmel Mo 4/14: Jason Bateman, Katie...

The Most Popular Songs Played By Musicians In Each State

Posted 25 Mar 2014 in Music + TV News

MADISON, WI – March 19, 2014 – Dialect, cuisine and fashion tastes can vary by state, and the songs people like to play are no different, according to a recent list of the distinctively best-selling sheet music titles by Musicnotes.com, the world’s top digital sheet music e-retailer and publisher. Musicnotes crafted a list of the “Uniquely Popular Sheet Music by State (Plus D.C.)” to expound on the breadth of its sheet music catalogue, as well as the diversity of its sheet music audience. “What we’re seeing is that people want to play music that speaks to them and touches them on a personal level,” said Bill Aicher, Chief Growth Officer for Musicnotes. “For example, musicians in New York are...

Springsteen Continues to Cover Australian Acts During Down Under Tour. Inxs ‘Don’t Change,’ AC/DC, Bee Gees and Lorde in the Mix as Well

Posted 01 Mar 2014 in Music + TV News

Bruce Springsteen continues to pull out some cool surprises on his current tour down under. He’s been including some great tunes by the locals into his mix. We’ll post videos when we can. I’ll add them as I get them. So far they’ve included Inxs’ “Don’t Change.” AC/DC “Highway to Hell” (wth Eddie Vedder) and Lorde’s “Royals.” The Easybeats “Friday on My Mind” and even the Bee Gees “Stayin’ Alive.”  I’m really hoping for some Split Enz!!! Tom Morello is on this tour as an extra guitarist. There are four of them now on the stage as he joins Bruce, Nils Lofgren and Steve Van Zandt.  Here’s Inxs “Don’t Change.” “Highway To Hell”  “Royals”  “Stayin’ Alive” “Friday on My...

Chrissie Hynde Finishes New Album, Plans Tour

Posted 10 Feb 2014 in Music + TV News

  Chrissie Hynde Finishes New Album, Plans Tour Good, no make that great news for Chrissie Hynde fans. Ms. Hynde announced this morning via her facebook page that she has finished recording her new album. I’ll just let her tell the story. ———————————————————- Hey everyone out there in Facebook Land! Sorry it’s been too long. I forgot to post! In fact, I don’t know how people remember to keep up with their social networking habits. But I haven’t forgotten YOU! The good news – I’ve finished the Stockholm album. I know, I know – better latent than never. So I guess this means I’ll have to abandon my heavy schedule of goofing off and get out soon and do...

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