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Classic Rock Almanac February 22, 2017

ANNIVERSARIES

2000-Ex-Police guitarist Andy Summers receives a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Gibson Guitar Awards.

2000-U2 singer Bono and Sting are honored for their activism at the annual Patrick Lippert Rock the Vote Awards at L.A.’s House of Blues. 242 more words

Features

The Daily Cut: The Police "Don't Stand So Close to Me"

The Police: “Don’t Stand So Close to Me”

ALBUM: Zenyatta Mondatta

YEAR: 1980

WRITER: Sting

Peaked at number-10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Police guitarist Andy Summers tells us that their third album, Zenyatta Mondatta, was recorded in just two weeks in Holland. 141 more words

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Classic Rock Almanac December 31, 2016

ANNIVERSARIES

1984-Drummer Rick Allen of Def Leppard loses his left arm when his car overturns near Sheffield, England.

1982-E Street Band guitarist Miami Steve Van Zandt marries Maureen Santora in Asbury Park, New Jersey. 322 more words

Features

O LIVRO DO MÊS: STING "FORA DO TOM"

        O livro do mês de setembro fica à cargo de “Fora do Tom”, a biografia do eterno vocalista do Police.

 Mundialmente conhecido pela sua atuação como ativista e defensor de direitos humanos, Sting (nome artístico adotado por Gordon Mathew Sumner) tem uma significativa parcela do livro em questão como foco na abertura das gavetas de suas memórias infantis. 193 more words

Ponderações

80's Mania Mondays: When You Find Your Servant Is Your Master

I just finished watching the Summer Olympic Games, and there were two well-known athletes who stated that these would be their last Olympics. Usain Bolt and Michael Phelps were already well-decorated Olympians before these games; by the time they ended both were considered all-time greats in their respective sports. 462 more words

Music

Rocks In The Attic #510: The Police - ‘Zenyatta Mondatta’ (1980)

Album number three finds the Police starting to repeat themselves after the white heat of Regatta de Blanc. The big chart-slaying singles are still there, represented here by… 314 more words

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