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Chapter VI: Brill Building Boys and Girl, 1950-1955.

The Brill Building, located at 1619 Broadway Avenue in New York City, had become the new Tin Pan Alley by the early 1950’s.  It was a building full of music publishers.   413 more words

Great American Songbook

#91: Rock Me Gently | Andy Kim

At #91 on the Huffington Post’s 100 Best Canadian Songs Ever is a song you surely know, Andy Kim’s massive and enduring hit record, “ 459 more words


One Album Wonders: The Paris Sisters Singer Everything Under the Sun!!!

Real life siblings Priscilla, Albeth, and Sherrell began cutting records as The Paris Sisters in 1954. In the fifteen years that followed, they only released on full-length studio LP and in their final year as a recording unit. 510 more words

One Album Wonders

Eli and the Thirteenth Confession (1968) - Laura Nyro

To say Laura Nyro was ahead of her time is a meaningless statement considering there has been none such a perfected brand of musical prowess since. 240 more words


The Shirelles "What Is Love?" (From The Shirelles Greatest Hits Vol II, 1967).

The Shirelles “What Is Love?” (From the LP The Shirelles Greatest Hits Vol II, 1967).

As I get ready for my first ever lecture on girl groups, I’m combing through powerpoint slides and notes and MP3 of who and what mattered most in the girl group era, and I’m humbled that I get to bring Women’s History, Astrology and The Shirelles together (alongside other women underrepresented in music and pop culture) together in a documented way. 107 more words

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