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Lynyrd Skynyrd..."Sweet Home Alabama"

“Sweet Home Alabama” At a band practice shortly after bassist Ed King had switched to guitar, King heard fellow guitarist Gary Rossington playing a guitar riff that inspired him (in fact, this riff is still heard in the final version of the song and is played during the verses as a counterpoint to the main D – C9 – G chord progression). 64 more words

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Rod Stewart..."Maggie May"

“Maggie May” expresses the ambivalence and contradictory emotions of a young man involved in a relationship with an older woman, and was written from Stewart’s own experience. 47 more words


The Eagles...

“Hotel California” is the title track from the Eaglesalbum of the same name and was released as a single in February 1977. It is one of the best known songs of the… 80 more words


The "Spinman"

Oh the times we had…

We had it all. We didn’t use cell phones, there were none! No Facebook nor Twitter. In fact there was no internet at all! 282 more words


Shut the Door. Have a Seat. Or the end of Mad Men

Golly, I’m sure there’s a latin word for it, but there’s a certain amount of mourning one has to go through when a TV series ends. 786 more words