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Who Owns Crown Schlock - II

Thanks to reader Paul Urbahns who alerted me to a youtube site posting different takes of Mexicali Brass tunes, indicating someone has the master MB tapes. 90 more words

March 31 in history

1146 Bernard of Clairvaux preached his sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade.

1492 Queen Isabella of Castille issued the  784 more words

History

throwback song of the day - boyce and hart

Not a lot of poeple know them. They were two of the primo song writers in the sixties, if you forget Lennon-McCartney, Richards-Jagger, and King-Goffin. Speaking of the last two, Bobby Hart and Tommy Boyce and Gerry Goffin and Carol King wrote some of the biggest hits for The Monkees. 6 more words

Poetry

OASIS - THE MASTERPLAN: 20 YEARS ON

According to The Oxford Dictionary, the definition of the word ‘masterplan’ is “a comprehensive plan of action”. So why is it that Oasis’ ‘The Masterplan’ 517 more words

Reviews

Musical Monday ~ Love Songs II

Welcome to Musical Monday! Music has been known to affect our emotions. Listening to music can make us happy or sad, relaxed or motivated, put us to sleep or make us want to dance. 289 more words

Musical Monday

Merv Griffin

Now relegated to the margins of show business history, Merv Griffin was in actuality a masterful entertainer with a shrewd business sense and a quicksilver mind. 548 more words

Humor

Back in the Stacks: Whipped Cream & Other Delights

Back in the Stacks takes a look at classic albums that may or may not be known for their musical merit but deserve a listen regardless. 309 more words

Reviews