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The Music Center’s Dance DTLA goes digital

The popular DANCE DTLA music series is going digital this year with virtual dance lessons for you to log on, tune in, and dance from the comfort of home. 119 more words

Salsa

A Selection of Great Bassists

(Pictured – Ron Carter)

Sometimes as a blogger you either have no particular post in mind or perhaps some other one entirely. And then something comes your way that compels you to write a post. 1,107 more words

Music

July 1 - It Was Nice To Be With Gallery

Well, it’s nice to be with you here on Canada Day, and so what would be more fitting than looking at the song which hit #1 this day in 1972 up there in the Great White North – … 493 more words

Artist Profiles

Alexander Brooke Boutique

Hey ya’ll!! Welcome back!! I hope everyone had a chance to catch up on the blog throughout the month of June! Thank you to everyone who participated in the Giveaway!! 578 more words

All Things Local

♫ Could It Be I'm Falling In Love ♫

This song, released in 1972, was written by Melvin Steals and Mervin Steals, who according to Chancellor of Soul, were two songwriter brothers working for The Spinners’ label, Atlantic Records, who were sometimes credited as “Mystro and Lyric.” If The Spinners sound a little more like Motown than New York, that’s because they used to be signed with Motown Records. 318 more words

Music

Rocks In The Attic #869: Diana Ross - ‘Diana – The CHIC Organization Ltd. Mix’ (1980)

I might have danced to Diana Ross’ Upside Down at many a wedding in the 1980s, unaware that forty years later I would come back to it as a lost funk gem. 441 more words

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