Bobby Brown

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2014

    The Drug That Helped Turn the Beatles into the World's Greatest Band

    The Beatles left Liverpool for Hamburg in August of 1960. By the end of the 39 weeks they played there on four trips from 1960 to December 1962, Beatles biographer Mark Lewisohn estimates, the band played about 1,110 hours. On one trip to Germany, the band played 415 hours in fourteen weeks. That's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    The Seven Best Places for Karaoke in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. This week: The best karaoke ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Twelve Local Artists Not to Overlook in 2011

    ​A lot of local artists cross A to Z's way. Some send us albums; others Tweet at us. Still others drop us email. (Hint: We love email. Especially if it's telling us about who you are and what you're up to. Even if we don't respond, we read everything.) But despite the constant hum of informati ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Show Review: Electric Six, The Constellations and The Breaks at The Firebird, October 31

    Dance!​The current Electric Six show is consistent, bordering on predictable. Long time fans know that the group's set is going to include a handful of songs that never leave the set, but it'll otherwise focus on its latest album. Dick Valentine will rant about his drummer in the middle of "Fu ... More >>

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Double Down

    Gary Kaplan put all of his chips on BETonSPORTS and drew the worst hand of his life. Now hes making tuna casserole in a St. Louis jail.

  • Music

    April 26, 2000

    808 State

    Students at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park pay homage to the Roland Corp.'s creations