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August 9, 1639: Tiptoe Through the Boroughs

Jonas Bronck was the Norwegian son of a Lutheran minister born sometime around 1600. Or he was a Swedish sailor in the Danish Merchant Marine. Or a Dutch Mennonite who fled the Netherlands because of religious persecution. 294 more words

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The GRAMMY Pro Summit: Women Making Music

This post is embarrassingly overdue – especially since it’s about one of the most important experiences I had in NYC. Back in March, I attended the Grammy Pro Summit: Women Making Music event at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. 1,104 more words

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Guns N’ Roses ‘Appetite for Destruction’ Ads Appear in NYC

By Hayden Wright

This Friday, Guns N’ Roses’ seminal album Appetite for Destruction turns 30 and the band has a Thursday night concert at New York City’s iconic Apollo Theater to celebrate. 124 more words

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QUIZ: How well do you know Guns N' Roses? Hear them now on G N' R Radio!

The epitome of hard rock, Los Angeles-based Guns N’ Roses crashed into the late ’80s as hard as their music. Within a year of releasing their debut album, Appetite for Destruction (1987), their fusing of glam-metal with funky and gritty sounds produced three hits: Sweet Child O’ Mine, Welcome to the Jungle and Paradise City. 175 more words

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Joyce's Take

Our dear friend Joyce came to visit this past week.  We had some great times together and invited her to write an entry for this blog.   867 more words

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Eric B. & Rakim Reuniting For Special Show

Eric B. & Rakim have announced that they will reunite for a show to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their classic Paid In Full album. 265 more words

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Guns N’ Roses Radio extended by popular demand! Hear it on Ch. 41 until August 16

SiriusXM’s Guns N’ Roses Radio features music from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees’ entire iconic career, including the 1987 Appetite for Destruction album, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary.  287 more words

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