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song of the day - “Rat In Mi Kitchen” | UB40 | 1986.

Birmingham, England’s Reggae / Pop sensation UB40 was formed in 1978 and is best known for their hugely popular cover songs like Sonny & Cher’s “I Got You Babe” (with The Pretenders’ Chrissie Hynde), Al Green’s “Here I Am (Come And Take Me),” The Temptations’ “The Way You Do The Things You Do” and the worldwide No. 409 more words

Stuck In The 80s



By Don Heckman

What a great weekend. A remarkable synchronization , featuring performances of two remarkable Brazilian events .  215 more words

Two Sides of Pop, 1966

The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds

Side A: Wouldn’t It Be Nice//You Still Believe in Me//That’s Not Me//Don’t Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder)//I’m Waiting For the Day//Let’s Go Away For a While//Sloop John B… 1,411 more words


CD Review: Herb Alpert's “Come Fly With Me”

By Don Heckman

Renaissance Man is a label that’s been associated with Herb Alpert’s diverse career for years. And with good reason. How better to accurately describe Alpert’s mastery of skills reaching from the deep, often dark, complexities of the music business to his imaginative accomplishments as trumpeter, song writer, composer, band leader, producer, philanthropist and more. 368 more words

Don Heckman

Watch "Herb Alpert - RISE 1979" on YouTube

Herbert “Herb” Alpert

(born March 31, 1935) is an American musician most associated with the group variously known as Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Herb Alpert’s Tijuana Brass, or TJB. 133 more words


June 5, 2016 The Most Popular Group Of All Time

S.R.O., Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, A&M 119, 1966

It’s day two of the $1 highlights of my latest tour through Goodwill.  Yes, I know that very few people would agree with today’s headline, but just like yesterday’s attention getter, any Goodwill record shopper would have to agree that Herb Alpert records are always available there.   227 more words