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Food Glorious Food

Many brain cells ago, in a bar in, I think, Phoenix, I heard a western swing band doing a song that, to a hopped-up descending string of chords (like “Minnie the Moocher”), repeated “Dunkin’ bagel, dunkin’ bagel, dunkin’ bagel/ Splash!  1,168 more words


Bootsy's Box of Records pt 3

This week we will take a look at one of my favorite recording artists – Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass.

With over 72 million albums sold worldwide, Alpert’s musical accomplishments include five No. 121 more words

Live Shows

Sergio Mendes and Herb Alpert, Hollywood Bowl, July 17, 2013

What could be better than a warm summer night at the Hollywood Bowl, listening to Jazz great and trumpet master Herb Alpert followed by Brazilian legend Sergio Mendes. 282 more words

Concerts, Concerts, Concerts

'60s on 6: Sixties Satellite Survey June 1968 (6/28/14)

1968 was a pretty wild year, and ’60s on 6 is taking you back! In ’68, the world dealt with the loss of Robert Kennedy, Andy Warhol, and Martin Luther King Jr, but on a happier note, the year was also all about President Nixon (pre-Watergate), … 343 more words


Before She Was Miss Piggy, This Muppet Went By Another Name

She’s known for crushing hard on Kermit the Frog, but Miss Piggy had a love life long before any amphibian stole her heart.

A 40-year-old hand-written note and set of Polaroids from Muppets creator Jim Henson, … 81 more words