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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Rock ’n’ roll will never die while Hollywood makes hits

Hip-hop tops today’s music charts, but classic rock rules the movie houses.

A rock ’n’ roll wave has crashed into theaters in the wake of last year’s blockbusting “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the Freddie Mercury/Queen biopic that earned north of $900 million globally and won Rami Malek the Oscar for best actor. The Elton John fantasy biopic “Rocketman” has snared a respectable $185 million worldwide this year.

“Yesterday” — the “what if nobody remembered the Beatles” reverie — has become a certified summer sleeper, earning $67 million at the U.S. box office, and the Bruce Springsteen-inspired “Blinded by the Light,” which opens next week, shows that Hollywood can’t get enough rock.



Anonymous said...

UH , it has been Dead since the 80's !!! No New bands

like the Old ones . Nothing but Black Rap has taken over

& something has to be done . The old Famous Groups are
in their 70's & won't be around much longer .

Need New & Real Rock & Roll Bands NOW !!!!

Blacks even trying to infrultrate Country & Ruin it too !!!!

White's CULTURE being Erased !!! Fact

Anonymous said...

And So it Is !! ..ROCK ON ROCK AND ROLL !! Bring Every One On The Movie Screen !!!

Anonymous said...

You are so right 3:27, there is no talent in rap, just a bunch of rhyming words with a background beat. Country music artist are even trying to incorporate it in their alblums. Us baby boomers grew up in the best of times for music. I only listen to classic rock on the radio now.

Anonymous said...

America Better Wake Up !!! Fight for Rock & Roll !!!

or it Will be Gone !!!

You had alot more Talent in the 70's on back Incl the Black
groups !!!

Now it is just a bunch of Wanna-bees !!!! No Talent

Now only RAP crap !!! Sick of it

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