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Kansas Miracles

The band Kansas turned 40 last year, and to commemorate the event, they reunited to film a new documentary, “Miracles Out of Nowhere” – about the only time they have all been in the same room since 1981, when Steve Walsh split following the… 1,552 more words

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Happy birthday, Neil Sedaka!

Neil Sedaka, whose long list of chart-topping hits includes “Calendar Girl,” “Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen,” and “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do,” turns 75 today.  In his book,  853 more words

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JANUARY 30: “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”

in 1961, the Shirelles reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Will You Love Me Tomorrow,” co-written by eighteen-year-old… 184 more words

"Sugar, Sugar" by The Archies: Still sweet after 45 years

It was forty-five years ago today—September 20, 1969—when The Archies‘ “Sugar, Sugar” reached #1 in the U.S. on the Billboard Hot 100. This was a remarkable feat for a group that had never toured or made personal appearances, mainly because the band was, well, animated. 954 more words


Tony, Toni and Me

This past Saturday night I had a very special treat. Did you ever watch a show where the famous entertainer was all smiles and was overwhelmingly charming to win the audience over, and then you find out or read they were totally insincere? 512 more words

Davy Jones and Mike Nesmith

Both members of The Monkees have their birthdays today! Happy birthday to Davy Jones and Mike Nesmith. Below is an excerpt from Don Kirshner: The Man with the Golden Ear… 486 more words

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