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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

Personal Shit

Today In Music History: 06/06/17

By Domino

It all started for The Beatles on this day in 1962. They recorded four audition demos: “Love Me Do,” “Ask Me Why,” “P.S. I Love You,” and a cover of “Besame Mucho.” George Martin was not present at the recording, but was called in later to listen. 272 more words

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Classic Rock Almanac June 6, 2017

TRIVIA

Today’s Question: Simon and Garfunkel recorded “Fakin’ It” 50 years ago today (June 6th, 1967).

What occupation is the song’s narrator sure he had in a prior life? 422 more words

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TIME FOR SOME EXECUTIVE ACTION, RACING CLUBS...

By Hans Ebert
@hanseberthk

There’s a wonderful recording by the late Billy Preston, the only musician to be credited on a Beatles recording- he played keyboards on “Get Back”- called “That’s The Way God Planned It” and which is on constant Repeat these last few days. 1,392 more words

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