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King Curtis – Stewing up Classics with a Pinch of Soul

Curtis Ousley, who went by the his stage name King Curtis, was a saxophone player who played in the 50’s,  60’s, and early 70’s He was a great R&B saxophone player that also played jazz and rock. 349 more words

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Album review: Mick Jagger, Wandering Spirit (1993)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, APRIL 8, 1993

By Steve Newton

Not satisfied with being just “the world’s greatest rock ’n’ roll band”, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and Mick Jagger are now shooting for the title of “world’s greatest rock ’n’ roll solo artists”. 182 more words

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Billy Preston

Billy Preston was born on September 2, 1946 (to June 6, 2006). He was a celebrated musician whose versatility included R&B, rock, soul, funk and gospel. 1,155 more words

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Today In Music History: 08/18/17

Happy Friday,

We start on this day in 1966, the Four Tops released the single “Reach Out I’ll Be There.”

On this day in 1968 “People Got To Be Free” by the Rascals was the #1 song. 164 more words

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Today's Theme Music

As I’ve aged and semi-matured, I’ve developed fondness for certain performers. (Semi-matured; sounds like an adjective for a wine or cheese.) For example, when I used to hear Dame Judi Dench’s or Helen Mirren’s name attached to something, it automatically dialed up my interest level. 118 more words

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Clips & Pix: George Harrison & Friends/ While My Guitar Gently Weeps

Great clip from the historic concert held in New York’s Madison Square Garden on August 1st, 1971, mainly featuring George Harrison and Eric Clapton. … 37 more words

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Pity

(for JW)

In one sitting I ate your words like plums
and felt as guilty as Williams for the indulgence. I should have offered a word or a circle in red. 294 more words

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