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Classic Rock Almanac October 21, 2016

TRIVIA

Today’s Question: Booker T. & the MGs and Blues Brothers guitarist Steve Cropper celebrates his 75th birthday today (October 21st).

Cropper played on two classic recordings of the song “Soul Man,” one by Sam & Dave, the other by The Blues Brothers. 516 more words

Features

Loving You Forever Is What I Need #RomanticTuesday

I must be on a signature song kick. The other day, I posted about what may be Bill Withers’ signature song, and today, I’m bringing back Rev. 411 more words

Music

Funky Friday: Too Hot To Stop

Welcome everyone to Funky Friday! Flashback Friday is no more, having been Funkadelic’d out for two straight weeks. From now on, the funk will reign supreme! 487 more words

Music

The Love You Take...

It’s been a couple weeks since I wrote about music. This time I’m setting the way-back machine for 1970, though this story starts in September 1969, when four Liverpudlians released… 548 more words

Art

Nothing Wrong With Being In Love With Someone

One of my readers, Kim from the Peace, Love and Patchouli blog made a recent comment on my latest 80s Mania Monday post about Billy Joel suggesting that I needed to feature some Al Green. 543 more words

Music

EM32 - Steve Cropper

Steve Cropper joins Eric in conversation. Steve wears so many hats and has done so much in his long career, it’s hard to describe.  Legendary guitarist, songwriter, and producer from Stax Records, Booker T & The MGs, Otis Redding, The Blues Brothers Band, Sam & Dave, Wilson Pickett and so much more.   102 more words

Career Retrospective

Ain't No Smilin' Faces, Lyin' To The Races

“Coming up on the Classic Lunch, music from the Staple Sisters!” the DJ stated emphatically.

After making sure I heard what I thought I did, I lowered my head in the palm of my hand. 377 more words

Music