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Today In Music History: 12/22/17

On this day in 1958, “The Chipmunk Song” hit #1 on the Hot 100, the last Christmas song to ever top the chart.

The Vogues were the special guests on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” on this day in 1968. 200 more words


Classic Rock Almanac December 22, 2017


Today’s Question: Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen turns 69 years old today. What name for an early incarnation of Cheap Trick later became the title of one of their songs? 352 more words


Leave your hat on by Joe Cocker - Lyrics


Baby, take off your coat
…real slow

Baby, take off your shoes

I’ll take your shoes

Baby, take off your dress
Yes, yes, yes… 135 more words


November Record Finds

After a solid six months or so of constant record purchases, between the autumn of 2016 and the summer of this year, my record collecting has slowed significantly. 614 more words


Joe Cocker - Unchain My Heart

This good song reached UK#46 when first released in ’87.

It was in the chart for the last time on this day in the 80s, at #55. 78 more words

A Sense of Humor Helps

There are many ways to judge whether a relationship might work. Sharing or at least tolerating each other’s sense of humor is one. When my wife and I dated I sometimes cooked a meal for us, and one night Judy held up her plate with a pathetic orphan look on her face and said, “Please, sir, may I have more?” My eyes popped wide as I recognized a speech from Oliver Twist. 476 more words

Music Monday - 11/20/2017

Ah, after all of this traveling I didn’t even realize yesterday was Monday! Especially since my husband and I had the day off from work. So once again my MM is a bit delayed. 430 more words