Breaking News : Sandra Reemer (66) RIP

Former Eurovision Songcontest singer Sandra Reemer has passed away. Today she lost her breastcancer battle.

Sandra Reemer got all eyes on her with Andres with “Als Het Om De Liefde Gaat” and became a beloved TV-personality in Holland.

3 months ago she told the press that her life was a rollercoaster of emotions and she explains she always lived a healthy way.

One of her last performances was in Indonesia, in her Motherland she participate in a TV-show “Gouden Jaren” (golden years) and when she returned her doctor says she really needs to do a body check up, that caused her diagnosis “breast cancer”.

Her last Single was “Child In A Manger”, which was released in 2015.

Her final TV moment was talking about Eurovision at Tijd Voor Max, just a few weeks ago (May 11).

Sandra Reemer died because of the (chemo) therapies to try to beat her cancer!

Sandra R.I.P.

My Best Of Sandra Reemer.

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Good For Gold

Magic Talk : Johnny Hates Jazz

Because I am a lover of silence, I am still not doing lots of magic talks and magic events, but “Johnny Hates Jazz” was visiting my neighbourhood, so can’t ignore that, huh?

Clark Datchler & Mike Nocito returned in the music industry a while ago and surprised the world with an incredible Album called “Magnetized” in 2013 featuring the excellent title track amongst other songs like “Lighthouse”, “Man With No Name” and “Release You”.

I remembered that I was checking the Facebookpage if there was something coming up in the Netherlands, but then a couple of weeks Clark did not post anything and then explain the drastic silence. The charismatic singer collapsed in London, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, which can’t be treated by chemotherapy and with an operation can be beaten maybe. Luckily the doctors gave Clark his life back and is ready to make people happy again with his beautiful voice together with his band mate Mike Nocito.

I met the two legendary very friendly easy-going popstars at Tulip Inn Hotel in Hilversum, after their live performance of “Turn Back The Clock” with JHJ guitarist Marcus Bonfanti at Gerard Ekdom’s radioshow “Ekdom In De Ochtend” and just before their soundcheck for their concert at Podium De Vorstin. The support act for the night was Dutch band Bottles Of Love.

WHAT HAPPENED TO CALVIN HAYES?

Calvin is in the States and left in 2010. He has family there.

(Calvin was dating Kim Wilde in the eighties)

WHY DID YOU BREAK UP IN 1992?

There was a very bad car-accident with the singer Phil ThORNalley (who replaced Clark Datchler and co-wrote Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn”). We started promoting the second Album (“Tall Stories”, 1991) and the car flipped over and Phil almost had his arm cut off. Terrible timing but luckily nobody died. After the car accident no one wanted to continue. We all have producing and engineering backgrounds, so we had other things to do anyway.

CLARK, HOW WAS YOUR SOLO EXPERIENCE?

All the independent record labels from the fifties, sixties, seventies and eighties were sold and bought by multinational cooperations, like Virgin, which was sold in 1993. We were a part of that and the way they invest in musicians completely changed. My reaction was that I wanted to leave, wanted to do something totally different. I went down to a city called Bath and did my own thing at Peter Gabriel’s Real World Studios and did lots of recordings with no commercial ideas as the doors where closed anyway. Somewhere in the 2000’s we were welcomed back.

HOW DID YOU GET TOGETHER AGAIN IN 2009?

Datchler wrote “Magnetized” and was pretty clear “this was a Johnny Hates Jazz song”. He called Mike after not having been in touch for 22 years and did not say anything about the song, but it gave him an excuse to call. It felt like they spoke just a week ago and to him it was only a matter of “who picks up the phone first”.

The reason for the success was a combination of “it is just a good song” and especially in the UK “it sounds like Johnny Hates Jazz and it is Johnny Hates Jazz”, so they played it immediately.

WHEN IS YOUR UPCOMING NEW EP OUT?

There is a new EP coming out and that is all I can tell you. It’s gonna be great.

FAVORITE MAGIC JOHNNY HATES JAZZ SONG?

Mike : it will always be “Shattered Dreams”, It’s the first, and it’s a good pop record. In America it’s played 3 million times. One radio station played it 24 hours a day for 24 years.

Clark (can I pick two or three) : “I Don’t Wanna Be Hero”, just recorded it in an Acoustic version for the New EP. A very different version with Piano, Bass and Cello. On the orginal “Turn Back The Clock” Album, everyone felt like they did not do the recording right.

On the “Magnetized” Album, “The Road Not Taken”, a favourite autobiographic song which can refer to anyone. It is really me asking myself the question what would life have been if I made other decisions.

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MAGIC SONG OF SOMEONE ELSE?

Mike : I Like “Fire & Rain” James Taylor (Mike could tell that I wasn’t familiar with this song, eyes don’t lie 😉)

Clark : I really love “Forbidden Colours” Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian, it was a theme of “Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence” with David Bowie. A big hit in the eighties and is a beautiful piece of music.

Coming up a review of the concert of Johnny Hates Jazz, the band that deserve to conquer the world once again with their “Heart Of Gold”.

My Best Of Johnny Hates Jazz.


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Magnetized – Album 05/26/2017

Thanks Sylvia Bell Music Management, Clark Datchler, Mike Nocito for your MAGIC support!

New Album : If Not for You – Joey Feek

Rory & Joey Feek was a very famous Country duo that ends last year due to the dead of Joey, which lost the fight against cancer.

Joey recorded a Solo-album, back in 2005 called “If Not for You” and was available through the official website of the duo. Now it’s gonna be released on April 5 in a 48 page booklet to celebrate her life, marriage and career with pictures, stories and memories shared by Rory and their family.

The Album contains also a solo-version of “That’s Important To Me”, which was a hit in 2010. A beautiful dedication to Joey’s late brother, Justin Martin, who died in a car accident in 1994.

My Best Of Joey + Rory.

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BREAKINGS NEWS : Un”BREAK”able Tour – Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson did not have cancer, so fans were happy that Miss Janet continue touring around the globe with her “Unbreakable Tour”, but unfortunately Janet cancelled after “All For You” and “Damita Jo”, her third European tour won’t happen. It is possible Janet will do the concerts at a later moment, but in case you did not dare to wait another time, you can get your money back from Ticketmaster.

Official sources explains that Janet suffers voice problems, but also there are logical problems???

Listen 2 Janet Jackson – Discography – Spotify – Playlist.

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BREAKING NEWS : Joey Feek (40) RIP

After a battle of terminal cancer, Gospel and Country superstar Joey Feek (Joey + Rory) has died on friday 2.30 PM surrounded by her loved ones. Her husband Rory confirmed “She is in Heaven. The cancer is gone. The pain has ceased. And all her tears are dry.”

Rory confirmed she passed at 2:30 p.m. while surrounded by loved ones.

Let’s make Joey & Rory Feek song “When I’m Gone” from 3 years ago to the Number One hitspot as a tribute! It is a magical beautiful historical song according to me!

Joey Feek (40) RIP

Listen 2 Joey + Rory – Discography – Spotify – Playlist.

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Hymns & Stories

(CD)

(DVD)

(MP3) 02/12/2016

The Life of a Song October 28, 2008

Album Number Two September 14, 2010

A Farmhouse Christmas October 11, 2011

His and Hers July 31, 2012

Inspired: Songs of Faith & Family July 16, 2013

Made to Last October 8, 2013

Country Classics: A Tapestry of Our Musical Heritage May 2014

BREAKING NEWS : Celine Dion’s Cancer Drama’s : Rene Angelil / Daniel Dion RIP

Celine Dion lost two Cancer battles this week. Her husband Rene Angelil died and today also her brother Daniel, both due to Throat Cancer.

Rene died at 73 years old and Daniel just 59 years old.

Hope Celine and her family will gets lots of love and respect to get through the hard times! You can buy her Latest Album “Loved Me Back To Life” featuring her last Single “Incredible” with Ne-Yo below!


Listen 2 Celine Dion – Discography – Spotify Playlist.

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Loved Me Back To Life (CD)

Loved Me Back To Life (+2 Bonus Tracks Deluxe Edition) (CD)

Loved Me Back To Life (MP3)

New (Farewell) Single : It Is Well With My Soul / New Album : Hymns & Stories – Joey + Rory Feek

While Countrystar Joey is seriously talking to jesus about coming “Home”, she did the same as David Bowie by leaving earth in a Music way. This is her goodbye Single “It is Well With My Soul” (expected to have an emotional heartbreaking Videoclip coming up)

Tomorrow the Album “Hymns & Stories” will be ready to preorder at the website of Cracker Barrel (and below!) in the period that she will rest in peace in the hands of God.

http://www.crackerbarrel.com/

Listen 2 Joey + Rory – Discography – Spotify – Playlist.

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Hymns & Stories

(CD)

(DVD)

(MP3) 02/12/2016

The Life of a Song October 28, 2008

Album Number Two September 14, 2010

A Farmhouse Christmas October 11, 2011

His and Hers July 31, 2012

Inspired: Songs of Faith & Family July 16, 2013

Made to Last October 8, 2013

Country Classics: A Tapestry of Our Musical Heritage May 2014

BREAKING NEWS : David Bowie (69) R.I.P.

After a battle of 18 months. David Bowie’s secret has revealed. He had Liver Cancer and died today. Should the title of his New Album “Black Star” has something to do with this? The title suggest this maybe.

Listen 2 David Bowie – Discography – Spotify – Playlist.

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BREAKING NEWS : No Cancer / The Unbreakable Tour – Janet Jackson

Yesterday Janet Jackson felt the need against her will to tell something about her recent Health rumours “The rumours are not true. I do not have cancer. I am recovering” and she post a snippit of her song “The Great Forever” that fits the story.

The doctors gave her permission to do the European part of her Worldtour and afterwards the cancelled concerts will be given. She thanks everyone for their love.

Listen 2 Janet Jackson – Discography – Spotify – Playlist.

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JANET JACKSON

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BREAKING NEWS: Cancer – Janet Jackson

The latest real true reason for Janet Jackson ‘s “unbreakable” Break is reveiled. The Health Problems is NOT only she is battling with a Tumor on her Vocal Cords. After tests, it was Throat Cancer at the end.

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Unbreakable Digipak CD+2 BONUS Tracks 2015 TARGET EXCLUSIVE
JANET JACKSON

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