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8 Best Song Intros Ever

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Featured, Songs | 1 comment

These are the songs you wanted the disk jockey to shut up so you could hear from the start: 8. “Come Together”, The Beatles You...

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Johnny Rivers

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Singer | Comments Off on Johnny Rivers

Okay, Johnny Rivers was the King of Covers. Granted. But does every recording act have to only sing original songs? What about the...

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Teen Idols

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on Teen Idols

In his song “The Boy in the Bubble,” Paul Simon reminded us: “Every generation throws a hero up the pop charts.”...

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Garth Brooks

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Featured, Singer | 2 comments

It’s unusual for anyone to quit while at the very top of their profession. Sandy Koufax did it in baseball. Barry Sanders did it in...

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The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show

Posted by on May 24, 2012 in Featured, Music | Comments Off on The Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show

America experienced collective depression as the year 1964 dawned. John Kennedy, a charismatic and much-loved president, had been...

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Music: Billboard Milestones

Posted by on May 8, 2011 in Music | Comments Off on Music: Billboard Milestones

No explanation needed here, except to say that these accomplishments relate to the Billboard Hot 100 chart, created in 1958, and the...

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Americana: Carnegie Hall

Posted by on Apr 10, 2010 in Americana | Comments Off on Americana: Carnegie Hall

Two blocks south of Central Park on Seventh Ave. you’ll find one of the world’s premier concert halls. Funded, as the name...

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Music: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Posted by on Aug 31, 2009 in Music, The Arts | 1 comment

Has it been 25 years since your first record was issued? Have you been influential in rock history? That’s okay, I knew you wanted to...

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