Tuesday, November 30, 2021

2021 Movies

Movies I have seen this year... 

 Black Widow
 Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
 F9: The Fast Saga
 Free Guy
 Jungle Cruise
 The Suicide Squad
 Raya and the Last Dragon
 In the Heights
 The Croods: A New Age
 Wonder Woman 1984
 House of Gucci
 Red Notice
 Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street 
No Time To Die
Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
Being the Ricardos
Coming 2 America
The Matrix Resurrections
The Mitchells vs The Machines
Spider Man No Way Home
Tom Clancy's Without Remorse
Suicide Squad

 Movies I still want to see... 
 Ghostbusters: Afterlife
 Addams Family 2
 The French Dispatch
 Chaos Walking
 News of the World
 King Richard
Don't Look Up
The King's Man
Licorice Pizza
Nightmare Alley
The Power of the Dog
Ron's Gone Wrong
Sing 2
Space Jam A New Legacy
Summer of Soul
The Tender Bar
Tick Tick Boom!
The Tomorrow War
The Tragedy of Macbeth
West Side Story

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Women in the Rock Hall of Fame


Aretha Franklin
Diana Ross, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson (The Supremes)
LaVerne Baker
Tina Turner (Ike and Tina Turner)
Ruth Brown
Etta James
Cynthia Robinson and Rosie Stone (Sly and the Family Stone)
Janis Joplin
Rosalind Ashford, Annette Beard, Betty Kelly, Lois Reeves and Martha Reeves (Martha and the Vandellas)
Gladys Knight (Gladys Knight and the Pips)
Grace Slick (Jefferson Airplane)
Shirley Alston Reeves, Addie Harris, Doris Kenner-Jackson and Beverly Lee (The Shirelles)
Maureen Tucker (The Velvet Underground)
Joni Mitchell
Christine McVie and Stevie Nicks (Fleetwood Mac)
Cass Elliott and Michelle Phillips (The Mamas & the Papas)
Dusty Springfield
Cleotha Staples, Mavis Staples and Yvonne Staples (The Staple Singers)
Bonnie Raitt
Brenda Lee
Tina Weymouth (The Talking Heads)
Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders)
Debbie Harry (Blondie)
Estelle Bennett, Ronnie Spector and Nedra Talley (The Ronettes)
Patti Smith
Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad (ABBA)
Darlene Love
Laura Nyro
Ann Wilson, Nancy Wilson (Heart)
Donna Summer
Linda Ronstadt
Joan Jett (Joan Jett & the Blackhearts)
Joan Baez
Nina Simone
Janet Jackson
Stevie Nicks
Whitney Houston
Charlotte Caffey, Belinda Carlisle, Gina Schock, Kathy Valentine and Jane Wiedlin (The Go-Go’s)
Carole King
Tina Turner

2022 Inductees

Pat Benatar
Carly Simon
Dolly Parton
Annie Lennox (Eurythmics)

Early Influencers

Bessie Smith
Ma Rainey
Dinah Washington
Mahalia Jackson
Billie Holiday
Wanda Jackson
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Elizabeth Cotten


Carole King
Ellie Greenwich
Cynthia Well
Sylvia Robinson

Award for Musical Excellence

Pattie Scialfa (E Street Band)


The Chantels
The Shangri-Las
Irma Thomas

Nominated but not Inducted

Mary J. Blige
Kate Bush
The Chantels
Chaka Khan
The Marvelettes
Esther Phillips
Dionne Warwick
Mary Wells