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Posts Tagged ‘music’


 

 

Bye Bye, Miss American Pie

On February 3, 1959, a small-plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa, killed three American rock and roll musicians: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, as well as the pilot, Roger Peterson.[1] The day was later called The Day the Music Died by Don McLean, ...
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Mary Travers & Henry Gibson

A couple sad pieces of news the last few days. BOSTON (AP) _ Mary Travers, one-third of the popular 1960s folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary who were perhaps best known for their hit "Puff (The Magic Dragon)," died in a Connecticut hospital after battling leukemia for several years. She ...
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Apple Corps

The rumor mill is in high gear the last few days. This happens every year and every year it doesn't happen. And honestly I don't really care much about the rumored product, but the idea turns me on anyway. Consider the following... The Beatles are the best selling act in history, ...
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All Those Years Ago

August 15-18, 1969. I wonder if they realized at the time that the weekend would live forever in the American psyche.
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Breakdown

Damn! The critics were right. 21st Century Breakdown is probably Green Day's best stuff since Dookie. Amazon delivered my copy yesterday and it vastly exceeded my expectations. Amazon.com Widgets
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I am the Walrus

Happy birthday, John. "We sat and talked of revolution Just like two liberals in the sun We talked of womens liberation And how the hell we could get things done."
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RIP Jerry Reed

Jerry Reed died yesterday.
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Matchbox 20

Matchbox 20 was on SoundStage last night. I was in college when their big hit album came out and I bought a copy, but at the time they were just another rock band. I looked at them the way I look at bands like Nickelback now days. I didn't ...
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DRM

Last week, Yahoo pulled the plug on its music store. This is the first significant example of something we all knew would happen and that no one really had an answer for. What happens to music you purchase online when the retailer turns up its toes? Although this is finally ...
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Alien Ant Farm

The boys and I will be there. Will you?
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