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Day 223 of 365 Days of Song

Day 223 – The Beat-Chics – Skinny Minnie

I’ve been discovering 1960s Girl Garage bands on youtube. So much class in those ongs, and I can’t feel a lot of them wren’t taken seriously for simply being female.

365 Day Song Challenge

The Velvet Illusions' Hometown Paper Has Published A Story On The Group!

To my knowledge, the last time the Yakima (Washington) Herald-Republic spotlighted the band I helped start, the Velvet Illusions, was in 1967, when it reported on our move to Hollywood, California. 84 more words

Yakima

No Left Turn Deserves Another

After the Christmas break I was ready to begin my final semester in high school. Friday arrived none too soon. The entire student body was fired up for the big conference basketball game that evening between us, Beloit Catholic, and the conference leaders, Marengo High School. 1,139 more words

Memoirs

Local Music Needs Maggie's <3

Music really did take over my life. It’s hard to think about my life and who I would be as a person without my drastic love for music.

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Sound

The More Things Change

By Aidan Connelly

Whether a product of aesthetic choices or simple lack of funds, garage bands have been a dime a dozen for ages—not that we’re complaining. 23 more words

Playlists

Dalton Youth Center, Summer 1968

The tension was palpable as I stepped out of my dad’s Studebaker and walked toward the double glass doors of a building that looked more like a church than a teen center. 954 more words

Memoirs

Masters of Mardi Gras

To most folks, New Orleans naturally comes to mind as Mardi Gras approaches.  To be immersed in a carnival of such profound excess must be something undoubtedly special.  583 more words

Memoirs