The 2014 Billboard Music Awards is a gentle reminder that dead pop musicians can raise eyebrows. A Michael Jackson hologram performed “Slave to the Rhythm,” a song off the Xscape album. From our seats we witness a restored Michael Jackson acting as a puppet to preserve the Legacy of the King of Pop. I don’t need the Xscape; MJ already made enough hits. Continue reading “Don’t Bring Back Michael Jackson; He Never Left”
Freddie Mercury was a great rock musician, showing supreme versatility in vocals, songwriting, and even piano playing. The man rose out of modest beginnings to become the frontman of the legendary band Queen. The music and showmanship of Freddie still resonates even over 20 years after his death.