The High Price of Rock Music Concert Tickets is Fucking Outrageous “What The Fuck” ?

 

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The HIGH FUCKING PRICE of CONCERT TICKETS

WHAT THE FUCK ?

Average Price of Tickets for Elton John Concert $275

“FUCKING OUTRAGEOUS”

It’s Not Just ELTON But The Whole Industry. “WHAT The FUCK?” This is WRONG ! Plain and Simple. Don’t these People (Rock Stars) have a Heart? Sorry, I Love them. I Love my music. I Love R&B and ROCK & ROLL, but it’s just been outrageous, the prices these peopel have been charging for the past 15 Years or so? Again, “WHAT THE FUCK GUYS?” Don’t you have a Heart?

Elton John just announced that he will be extending his Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Farewell Tour to four separate venues in the New York / NJ Metropolitan Area in 2020. Elton John will be leading off his New York Area Tour Dates in Manhattan at Madison Square Garden on April 6th and April 7th 2020 .. He will follow these MSG Concerts with two nights at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center on April 10 & 11, then move on to Newark’s Prudential Center for one night on April 15th before heading over to Long Island to perform two nights at Nassau Coliseum on April 17 & 18th. Thank You Elton. “You know we all Love you here in New York and are quite excited and happy that you will be playing all these dates, giving New Yorker’s, Jerseyite’s and anyone else a chance to see you one more time. “I know I’m dam excited, a chance to see another legend, after seeing numerous ones over the years, like: George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney, The Allman Brothers Band, The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Dianna Ross, Crosby Still Nash & Young, BB King, and a few others, now I get to go see you Elton, live and in concert at New York’s Madison Square Garden. I can’t wait.
I just heard the news today, and I’m already phsyched, cue-ing up your music, listening to such songs as Tiny Dancer, Levon, All The Girls Love Allice, Harmony, Funeral For a Friend and more. All the great hits and more. I’ve been listening to your music ever since Madman Across The Water came out, I Loved it, and it was one of the first Rock Albums I bought way back in 1971. I bought the album at the music store Tomko Brothers in Rutherford, New Jersey. Boy these kids these days, don’t know what they’re missing, not being in the culture of buying albums, as we , did back int the 1970. The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, or Elton John would come out with a new album, you’d save up your money to get it ($4.99), go down to the record store and get your copy. You’d bring it home, tear off the plastic wrap, check it out, put it on your record player (stereo), and read the liner-notes as you listened along in teenage bliss. “Ah, the Good Ol Days.” Yes these kids today don’t know what they’re missing. And we could afford to got to concerts back then. Well this is a great complaint of mine, and millions of others. The price of concert tickets these days are obscene. What The Fuck?” They are outrageous! People can’t afford to go to concerts . You have to be Rich. This isn’t fare. I wish some of you guys would do something about this, it just isn’t fare. Elton, you’ve got millions. Wouldn’t you consider or think of working people who want to see you but can’t afford the ridiculously F-ing High Prices of Concert Tickets. I’m going to pay the price, it’s a lot for me, but I will pay, I want to go to see you for once, but the prices are just not fare at all. When I was a teenager, and I worked hard and paid for tickets myself to got o concerts, the average price was about $12. The average weekly wages for the average American was about $300 a week in 1974. The average weekly wage is just $700 in 2019, meaning the average weekly wage has gone up just a little more than two times. Not much! Yet the insane prices of Concert Tickets have Skyrocketed to average of $175 per ticket, or about 14 TIMES What they used to be. Wages increased by 2 Times, concert tickets increase 14 Times in the same amount of time. there’s something wrong here? Is it GREED? Again, “WHAT THE FUCK?” Plain and simple, this is wrong. Can you here me ROCK STARS ?
Daniel Bellino “Z”
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I know what some people might say, “if you don’t like it, don’t go.” Well, this may be true, but then again maybe not. What do you think? Let us know. We want to know. Leave a comment. Make your voice heard.
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ROLLING STONES Tickets Average Price $249
Yes, The Stones No Filter Tour. My friend Mireya and I were talking about the Rolling Stones one day, about how we both loved them. Yes talking about, Mick and Keith and the music and how great it was, when my friend Mireya said, “if they come around and play a Concert, I want to go with you.” As fate would have it, it was just a couple of weeks later that The Rolling Stones announced that they would be playing some concert dates in 2019. This was in December of 2018 when they announced the concert dates, and they would be playing Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford New Jersey on June 13, 2019. I saw Mireya the next day, and told her. She immediately got on her phone and on to her ticket app and bought us tow tickets. “Yee-ha, awesome, we’re going to go see The Rolling Stones,” live and in concert, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood, and Charlie Watts, “her we come!” Can’t wait. Mireya said, don’t worry, I’ve got it (she was Buying the tickets – on her). But I couldn’t let her pay for the tickets, I had to get her back. So we went to the concert and had an awesome time. Hey The Rolling Fucking Stones! But yeah, the tickets were not cheap. I got to get her back, and so yes, I told Mireya, we’ll find another concert and I’ll pay for those tickets. And so now, Thursday September 18th, 2019, I just heard today that Elton John has added concert tour dates to his Goodbye Yellwo Brick Road Farewell Tour and will be playing 7 concerts in the NY Metro area and will be at MSG on April 6 & 7, 2020, and so I will be buying tickets  to pay Mireya back for taking me to The Rolling Stones Concert where we had a most wonderful time. My cousins the Macri’s all went, and cousin Joe rented a party bus for us to go to Metlife Stadium, and we had a tailgate party in the parking lot and we all had a great time.
So now, I will be getting two tickets to see Elton John at Madison Square Garden. 500 Bucks! “What The Fuck?” Well I’ll pay the price. I have two. It’s not often you get to see a Legend, and in 10 years from now, there will not be any of these great Rock N Roll Stars playing Concerts any longer. The Stones, God Bless Then have been keeping it going for ever, but it can’t be that long off when they will finally hang it up, and not do any more live shows. It just won’t be possible. This is after all, Elton’s Farewell Tour, and he won’t be playing any longer. Well, maybe? You never know? People have been known to change their minds. The great Frank Sinatra did, and thanks to him coming out of retirement I was so fortunate to see him 7 times, and at more than reasonable price (only $25 to $40). Yes, imagine that? I never paid more than $40 to see the great Frank Sinatra perform live. Even still, if the price of concert tickets stayed in line with the average working persons weekly wages, if Sinatra was alive and performing today, and the ticket prices were in-line with wages, the average price of a Sinatra Concert ticket would now be about $85 to $95, not $175 to $295 to $500 or one-thousand dollars are more like they are today, “What The Fuck?”
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Daniel Bellino Z
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Keith Richards Shepherds Pie Recipe

KEITH RICHARDS SHEPHARDS PIE

3 lbs. Potaotes, peeled and diced
1 tablespoon Butter
Salt & Pepper to taste
2 large onions, peeld and chopped
2 lbs. Ground Beef
2 large Carrots peeled and diced fine

1  – 12 ounce can beef stock and 12 ounce water
1 tablespoon Cornstarch

PREPARATION:
1.   Put potatoes in a pot of water, bring to boil, then lower to a steady simmer and cook until potatoes are tender. Drain potatoes when done cooking.


2.   Mash potatoes with a potato masher. And butter, salt, & pepper and mix with wooden spoon.   


3.   Cook carrots in boiling water for 4 minutes, then drain in strainer or colander.

4.  Add beef to a large skillet with 4 tablespoons oil. Add oniesn, cook 3 minutes. Turn heat to high and start cooking while mixing with a wooden spoon. After 2 minutes turn heat down to medium flame. Cook beef until the beef has lost all its raw color.

5.   Add carrots, beef stock, water, and cornstarch and stir. Bring liquids up to the simmer and cook for 10 minutes while stirring.

6.   Pour Beef Mixture into a glass or ceramic casserole or pie dish. Top with mashed potatoes, adding a few dollops of butter over top of potatoes.

7.   Bake in a 375 degree oven for 15 minuts. Ket cool slight for 5 minutes before serving, then do as Keef does and Enjoy !!!








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The ROLLING STONES




Early STONES 
With Brian Jones (2nd left)
Bill Wyman, MICK JAGGER,
Charlie Watts, and KEITH RICHARDS



The Influence And Legacy of The ROLLING STONES … World’s Greatest Rock Band Ever !!


The Rolling Stones are widely recognized as one of the most influential rock n’ roll bands of all time. They have become the favorite band of generations and generations of fans who love rock n’roll music, from grandparents to parents to their kids, and even in some cases their children! It’s amazing how music can speak to all kinds of age groups, no matter how old it is.
The Rolling Stones are a British rock band that was formed during the early 1960s. The band we know today consists of four members, but the original line-up was made up of six members in total – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Bill Wyman, Ian Stewart and Charlie Watts. Jagger and Richards have almost always been known as the anchors of the band, as they are the chief songwriters and faces of the band, and really lend a lot of personality and spunk to the group. The band first became popular in their native Europe, but as rock n’roll music spread across the world, particularly British groups, they gained mass popularity in the United States as well. The band has released a whopping, unbelievable 22 albums in total, with over 200 million copies sold worldwide – and they continue to produce new music! Their last new studio album with brand new, previously unreleased content was A Bigger Bang, released in 2005.
When the Rolling Stones first came out, they were marketed and sold to listeners as the antithesis of the Beatles, in an effort to set themselves apart from the equally, if not more popular group who were also British and played rock music. They wanted to be seen as the wilder, crazier and more independent band, as if the Beatles were a more manufactured pop group than anything else. The bands manager also got rid of Ian Stewart as a member of the group, because he felt his image did not fit the Rolling Stones look. While the Stones originally recorded others’ songs in an effort to impress fans and garner popularity, it wasn’t until they began singing, playing and recording their own original material that they really took off.
The Rolling Stones’ first big song was ‘Satisfaction’, which spent a month at the top of the music charts, establishing them as a serious act with great music. They continued to release chart-topping hits and establish themselves as one of the greatest rock acts, touring around the world and releasing records throughout the 1960s. They also cemented their rebellious, bad boy image with incidents of drug use, overdoses, hard partying and arrests wherever they went. They also had their fair pick of beautiful women, as women of all ages and nationalities wanted a piece of this famous, good looking rock band. In 1969, one of the main members who had been a large part of the band since the beginning, Brian Jones, drowned in his pool. They played a free concert in his memory.For the past nearly 50 years, the Rolling Stones have been a huge influence on rock n’ roll music and popular culture.
 
MICK TAYLOR ROLLING STONES
 
Mick Taylor 2nd from Left Played With
The STONES From 1969 to 1974
And Is Considered by Rolling Stones Afficianados
As The Greatest Gutarist to Ever Play w/The STONES
 
 
 
 
RON WOOD ROLLING STONES
In 1969 Mick Taylor was Leaving The Stones 
After 5 Years .. It is Said That Mick Jagger was
At a Party in London that then Lead Singer of
“The FACES” ROD STEWART Was At ..
It’s said that Mick was all Bummed Out
That Mick was leaving the Band, “What Are We
Gonna Do?” Mick asked Rod ..
Mick Jagger and Keith Richards Had
Been Talking to Ronnie About Joining The Stones
So MICK Asked ROD STEWART at the Party
If He Would Mind If RON WOOD Left
ROD’S BAND “The FACES” and JOIN The STONES?
ROD Said, “No He Didn’t Mind,” and Gave RON And 
The STONES His BLESSING, The Rest 
Is ROCK-N-ROLL HISTORY
RON WOOD Has Been With The STONES Ever SINCE
Which at This Juncture in 2014 is 39 Years a STONE
BRAVO RONNIE, BRAVO ROD !!!
BRAVO To KEEF MICK
And The ROLLING STONES
THE WORLD’S GREATEST
ROCK-N-ROLL BAND
Whether
BRIAN JONES
MICK TAYLOR
or
RON WOOD
Are Playing LEAD GUITAR
 
 
G.L writes regularly about music related topics and is currently working on a new exciting project for Earcandy Music which offer the finest wedding bands and function bands in the industry.

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KEITH RICHARDS FAVORITE COOKBOOK ?  GOT ANY KAHLUA ? The BIG LEBOWSKI COOKBOOK ..On AMAZON at  http://www.amazon.com/Got-Any-Kahlua-Collected-Recipes/dp/1478252650

KEITH RICHARDS FAVORITE COOKBOOK ? GOT ANY KAHLUA ? The BIG LEBOWSKI COOKBOOK ..On AMAZON at http://www.amazon.com/Got-Any-Kahlua-Collected-Recipes/dp/1478252650

















RADIO

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Radio? I Love it .. Many take it for granted, The Radio. Not Me .. It’s amazing, the Radio .. Believe me, when the Radio first came out, people did not take it for granted .. It was the marvel of the day. The first major use of the Radio to the American general public began in the early 1920’s .. America’s first radio stations popped up in the year 1920, but it took a couple years for the general population to get and use them in any great numbers. But once the radio did kick in, it was the greatest thing of the day. People could listen to music, news, skits, and comedic programming. The Radio was a Big and instant Success, and the American Public just loved it.

The 1930’s were a grand hey-day of Radio as it didn’t have TV to contend with. Some popular Radio Shows of the day, were; Roy Rogers and Hop AlongCassidy (Western),Jack Benny (Comedy), Batman, Flash Gordon and Superman, all Super Heroes.

For me, I remember always loving Radio as a very young child, ever since I could remember anything. I especially loved listening to it as we would drive in one of my dads cars; a Plymouth Fury, Packard (The Last Packard ever made), or Fabulous 1958 Cadillac Eldorado. back Then, I especially loved; The Beatles, The Supremes, and The Four Seasons of nearby Bellville, New Jersey, “Sherry! Sherry Baby!”

All these years, Radio has never wavered. It’s always there, still and always great. Always providing great news, info, and Great Music. Well Great Music that is, if you listen to great music and not a station that plays “Horrible Crap Rap hip Hop.” Now that’s not good, and unfortunately it’s out there on some radio stations that cater too those with the God Awful Taste who enjoy listening to “Crap” Rap.

 Well, let’s get off that subject, and on to all the Good and great Music that Radio has given us over the years: Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, R&B, Pop, Jazz, Classical and more. Before TV it was a big thing to listen to Boxing Matches on the Radio, The Preakness, Kentucky Derby, Baseball, Basketball, and Football games, and listening to sports on the radio is still pretty big.

  Yes radio gives us a lot. It’s quite versatile, and with sports, Talk Radio, and the News, it’s biggest source and popularity is through music. Still, you ride in your car, you’ve got the radio on, it enhances the experience, of driving that is. Music on the radio has enhanced millions of experiences over the years, especially for lovers, young and old who have Necked (Made Out), and Fallen in Love with Music from the Radio, and please “No Rap.”

 

 

 

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COFFEE The ROLLING STONES And ROCK-N-ROLL “the SIMPLE PLEASURES of LIFE”

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Can Your Hear Me Knocking, The Rolling Stones “Sticky Finger”  Got my Coffee! Yes I’m having my coffee, at my favorite local cafe in Greenwich Village. They’ve been playing The Stones, one great song after the other. Maybe it’s Grrrr, the Rolling Stones latest compilation album with tons of great Rolling Stones Hits and that big Gorilla on the cover. “Rock On.” Yes, drinking my coffee, a favorite pastime, reading the paper (NY Times and Daily News), listening to The Rolling Stones. What’s Better than that? The Stones, The World’s Greatest Ever Rock-N-Roll Band and ma Coffee. “I Love it!” Thank God they’re not playing any “Rap Crap” or any of the other Horrible Music they make these days. No, just great quality, good ol Rock-N-roll, and the best, The Rolling Stones. Just thought I’d let you know. And think about, “What Could Be Better Than Coffee and The Rolling Stones?” Not much, or a lot of things you might say, but just for 3-Bucks, I got my Coffee, sitting in a nice quiet relaxing Cafe listening to Keith, Mick, Charlie, Mick Taylor, and Ron Wood, The Rolling Stones and Coffee, “No It Doesn’t Get Any Better Than That.”

PS ..  also playing, Sympathy For The Devil, Satisfaction, Ruby Tuesday,19th Nervous Breakdown, Dead Flowers, and-on-and-on .. “The Hits Just Keep Coming.” This is a simple pleasure of life my Friends …

The ROLLING STONES  “STICKY FINGERS”  One of The STONES Greatest Album featuring the Great MICK TAYLOR on Guitar  “CAN YOU HEAR ME KNOCKIN” One of ROCKS All-Time Great “GUITAR RIFFS” by Taylor intros the song…

PS  … STICKY FINGERS Was The ALBUM That First Brought The WORLD The ICONIC ROLLING STONES Emblem THE LIPS and TONGUE Designed by The Late GREAT “ANDY WARHOL”

Daniel Bellino Zwicke

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La TAVOLA  …. Available in PAPERBACK and KINDLE on AMAZON.com