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This Week: American Originals

We celebrate many American originals this week on “The Grooveyard” and the “Saturday Soiree”.

Thursday night at 9 PM on “The Grooveyard”, host Alan Seltzer features an hour of recordings from the Grooveyard era named to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress.  223 more words

Oldies

Top 10 Beach Boys Songs Not From Pet Sounds/Smile/Smiley Smile:

1. I Need A Mess Of Help To Stand Alone
2. Never Learn Not To Love
3. Sail On Sailor
4. Surf’s Up
5. Little Bird… 17 more words

Jim Peterik with Lisa Torem, Through the Eye of the Tiger

I would get withering and angry glances from Frank if I moved around too much or stood too close to the front of the stage. I didn’t dare come near him on the few songs that I still played guitar on. 308 more words

Massimo Arena

Heroes and Villains

I heard of a man who died fighting for the Kurdish Militia in Syria. His death was portrayed as heroic, but death in battle is never heroic, merely messy and squalid. 194 more words

Climate Change

All about a song V Goofy Foot !!

It is hard to believe youngest son will be entering High School next August. High School was a crazy and sleepy time for me. I know it will be much better for him. 331 more words

"In The Beginning There Was A Void Except For The Written Word." The Avengers (Band)

Chris Rainbow: White Trails (1979)

I was very sad to hear of the death of Chris Rainbow (real name Chris Harley) on February 25 after a long illness. He was 68. 463 more words

Pop

When I Grow UP to be a Man's Search for Meaning

Even though the song came out 14 years before I was born, the Beach Boys’ “When I Grow Up to Be a Man” has always been an important song for me.   1,040 more words

Writing