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Tag Archives: The Beatles

MasterClass Monday: Billy Joel’s Inspiring Tribute To Rock Icon Joe Cocker at Madison Square Garden


On August 28th, 2019, I had the opportunity to bear witness to a live Billy Joel Concert in Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was a personal dream come true for me and the experience can be described in one word : EPIC. From Billy Joel’s sensational musical ability, surrounded by his fantastic […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 9 Results Show: The Lennon-McCartney Songbook


Picture Courtesy Of AmericanIdol.Com Live Update at the end of this blog topic beginning at 8:00 P.M. Eastern I am adding this blog topic a bit early because, after yesterday’s headaches with the WordPress App, it can’t be trusted to schedule a blog topic properly. (Sigh) So, better early than never, right? More time to […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 9 Performance Show: The Lennon-McCartney Songbook


Picture Courtesy Of AmericanIdol.Com Don’t you love this retro portrait of the American Idol Season 12 Top 9 Finalists? And it looks great in my blog layout too. 🙂 This Wednesday’s show will highlight the legendary music of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. Their music revolutionized the music industry; their classical pop sound was not […]

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David Archuleta Retrospective Series Part Two: Imagine


By Pamela Pike and Rosanne Simunovic – Top 20 Pamela Pike’s Recollections In February 2008, David Archuleta took a risk and chose to sing a beautiful, yet haunting melody by John Lennon “Imagine”. It is possibly one of the most beautiful works of art ever written. Words can’t describe the emotion connected with this song. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For Canadian Idol Top 5 Performances Featuring Music From The Beatles


A full week has gone by and I still I can’t believe that Amberly Thiessen has been eliminated from this competition. What a season this has become! To be absolutely blunt, this season has emerged as an uninspired and arid competition, lacking any element of artistic creativity or imagination. Perhaps, the Top 5 males will […]

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Top 11 American Idol Season 7 Vocal Masterclass Article: The Lennon-McCartney Songbook Part Two


AMERICAN IDOL SEASON 7 TOP 11 VOCAL MASTERCLASS: THE LENNON McCARTNEY SONGBOOK PART DEUX By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, some of my all time favourite Lennon-McCartney songs were highlighted and, generally, the Top 11 singers were in excellent form. I wasn’t on the same page as the judges were in terms of evaluating the Top […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For Top 11 Singers: Lennon-McCartney Part Two


I thought that the songs selected this week were much better and more sophisticated than last week.  I was not on the same page as the judges regarding the performances, as I felt that many of the singers generally performed better than last week.  So, as until my Vocal Masterclass evaluation is online, please share […]

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