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My Dad and 24 hours that shocked the world

50 years ago my Dad, Keith Collins, was caught up in an historical event that shook the world – the Russian invasion of Prague. I had spoken to him many times about this amazing episode in his life, but sadly he died suddenly in January this year and never got round to penning a first person account. 1,053 more words


The Beatles Song Of The Day- Sexy Sadie

The Beatles Song of the Day is Sexy Sadie. Sexy Sadie is on side 3 of The Beatles White Album. The song was written by John Lennon while The Beatles were at the retreat with The Maharishi. 421 more words


August 20, 1968: The Crazy World of Arthur Brown is on 'Fire' at No 1 in the UK singles chart

“Fire” is a 1968 song performed by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, released as a single and on the band’s debut album. The single reached no.1 in the United Kingdom (1 week), sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc.

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Track by Track: Alice Cooper (Monster Edition)

Who is Alice Cooper? That’s not a rhetorical question, who is he? Deviant, Born Again Christian, King of Shock Rock, Glam Rock, Glam Metal, the poster boy of 70’s androgyny, the forefather of Punk rock, and he’s been making music for over 50 years at this point. 4,568 more words

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SHIP TO SHIP: A Star Trek Podcast “Drive-In Monster Movies”

SHIP TO SHIP: A Star Trek Podcast “Drive-In Monster Movies”


Kirk and company explore the mining of colony of Janus VI and meet up with the Horta, an intelligent and sensitive Hamburger Helper monster. 188 more words


Anniversary Albums: Aretha Franklin "Aretha Now" (1968)

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This week Sam pays tribute to the late Aretha Franklin by looking at her 1968 classic “Aretha Now.” This album formed part of her classic period between 1967 and 1968 at Atlantic Records. 31 more words

#142: Revolution 1

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who prefer the fast, distorted version of “Revolution” that served as the b-side to “Hey Jude,” and those–John Lennon among them–who favor the gentler, bouncy “Revolution 1” you’ll find on the White Album. 363 more words

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