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Going For A Song: 'The Gambler'

Kenny Rogers – The Gambler

‘The Gambler’ packs so much into its 3 minutes and 31 seconds. It’s a great example of vivid but economical songwriting and storytelling; each line revealing something (the Gambler – always on the make – drinks not just a bit but the “last swallow” of the narrator’s whiskey); it’s what country songs especially can do so very well. 17 more words

Country Christmas Album of The Day

Since I am going to be off line for a few days, I am posting extra music for your Christmas listening pleasure.

Here, Dolly and Kenny and “Once upon a Christmas”.

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Today In Music History: 11/14/17

On this day in 1970, Santana released “Black Magic Woman,” with vocals by Gregg Rolie. The song had been issued as a Fleetwood Mac single back in 1968. 245 more words

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ISLAND IN THE STREAM

(Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton. Source:internet)

This was written by The Bee Gees as an R&B song. The title came from an Ernest Hemingway story which was published in 1970… 392 more words

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Metaphor Monday: The Fly

No, not the 80’s Jeff Goldblum flick, although I could certainly write at length about that one. Talk about scaring the hell out of a kid. 1,317 more words

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Today In Music History: 11/03/17

It was on this day in 1956 that “The Wizard of Oz,” was shown on television for the first time. CBS-TV paid MGM $225,000 for the rights to televise the film and to re-broadcast it if the telecast was a success. 239 more words

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The Today Show Goes Country Music Legends For Halloween!

The Today Show was full of surprises this morning for Halloween!

Reba McEntire stopped by (!) to introduces the TODAY anchors as country music legends, including: 89 more words

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