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Author Archives: Roots Music Canada

Book Review: Demonic and Other Tales by Garon Cockrell

Guilt, passion, revenge, dismembered bodies, omnipresent pools of blood, grotesque characters, and vast panoramas of heavenly battle across our world. Read More »

Music Review: The Harmonious Five – Wanna Hear You Say “YEAH!”

This album rocks out with all the heart and soul this music was meant to deliver - great rhythm & blues. Read More »

Music DVD Review: Bobby Vee, Paul Anka, Tommy Roe, & More – Rock ‘n Roll’s Greatest Teen Idols

Especially interesting are the vintage film clips at the end and the full-length NFB documentary on Paul Anka filmed in 1960. Read More »

Music Review: The Platters & The Coasters – Rock ‘n Roll Legends: The Platters & The Coasters

Cranked up loud, these fifteen songs are filled with energy that may make it impossible for you to not get up and dance. Read More »

Music Review: Martha Reeves – Greatest Hits Live

Featuring ten live performances by two of America's most influential soul and R&B artists, this release combines pure nostalgia with the power of great performances. Read More »

Music Review: Shirelles – Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

The first all-girl group ever to score a number one record, the Shirelles defined the "girl-group" genre, becoming the template for all who followed. Read More »

Music Review: Johnny Tillotson – Rock ‘n Roll Legends: Johnny Tillotson

Featuring thirteen live concert recordings, this release is worth owning for the music alone, and the silly, quirky bonus segments do make for fun viewing. Read More »

Music Review: Bobby Vee – Rock ‘n Roll Legends: Bobby Vee

Bobby Vee's live performance is energetic and well-performed and the songs retain the sound of the original hit recordings. Read More »

Music Review: Charles Mingus – Music Written for Monterey 1965, Not Heard… Played in its Entirety At UCLA

Charles Mingus has discovered the heart of America and set it to music that transcends time and space. Read More »

DVD Review: Twitch City The Complete Series

Twitch City has become a cult favourite in several nations, most notably in Australia, where it became a smash hit. Read More »