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October 15 - Stevie Wonder Growin' Up

Stevie Wonder – Single:  For Once in My Life

When this track was released 50 years ago today, “Little Stevie Wonder” had turned 18 and his music was becoming more interesting.  116 more words

Detroit Red Wings: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

The Detroit Red Wings have had a lackluster start to the season by getting only two points in five games, that isn’t as bad as it actually is since the Wings still have yet to claim a win with both of their points coming from OT/SO losses. 290 more words


Turn The Beat Around – Peter Shapiro (2005) – A Real Life Review

There’s a lot to take in whilst reading American journalist Shapiro’s first book subtitled “The Secret History Of Disco”. I’ve read it before back when it was first published and I’m familiar with the author’s other works “The Rough Guide To Soul and R&B” (2006) and “Soul: 100 Essential CDs” (2000) the latter being a work I consult often and a probable inspiration for my own 100 Essential CD section of the blog. 854 more words

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16th October Session

Hi all, the next session will on the 16th, all are welcome! Details are available in the links above.

I haven’t had a chance to totally nail the set down yet but we are going to do a Motown/Spector special and will feature most of the following tunes – And then I Kissed her, Be my Baby, Da do Ron Ron, Dancing in the Street, I heard it through the Grapevine, Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay, Tainted Love, Tracks of my Tears, Will you still love me tomorrow, You can’t hurry love… 53 more words

♫ Reach Out I'll Be There ♫

Interestingly,  two people have mentioned this song to me in the last week or so, and as I was working on my Jolly Monday post tonight, I found this one kept running through my head.  610 more words