Memories of Live Aid

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Live Aid was held on July 13, 1985

Today is the anniversary of Live Aid, the historic benefit concert for African famine relief that occurred in London and Philadelphia in 1985.  I watched the whole thing, calling in sick to my job doing flower deliveries.   The event was carried on broadcast television [...]

Sade's "Soldier of Love" Sets Valentine's Agenda

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Sade's taking Valentine's Day

Sade has announced that Soldier of Love, her first new album since 2000′s “Lover’s Rock” will be released on February 8, 2010. (To purchase a copy, click here)

From a consumer perspective, it seems cheap to hear Valentine’s Day marketing starting in late November.  As a music marketer, however, [...]