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Five for Friday #91: Nirvana v. Pearl Jam

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As most of you know, I like to use the intro to the #fiveforfriday quiz to connect the quiz number to pop culture.  Intros related to music have proven the most popular. 1,138 more words

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Today In Music History: 10/19/17

Smokey Robinson & the Miracles release the song “I Second That Emotion,” on this day in 1967.

Same day, same year, The Beatles put the finishing touches on their song “Hello, Goodbye” which was originally titled “Hello, Hello.” 174 more words

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Songs that blow you socks off. 5. Emphasis: Pacific Northwest 90's Grunge/Alternative

This list is meant to focus on the bands of the PNW of the 90’s Grunge/Alternative era.  I put these lists together for my own enjoyment, but other people seem to find them and play them – so voila!  166 more words

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Oops, been a while, again.

There’s been a few slabs of wax that have slipped into the racks of late and have been in fairly regular rotation so, along with those, here’s a little gander at what’s going in the old earbuds of late… 428 more words

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Album review: Neil Young, Mirror Ball (1995)

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, JULY 6, 1995

By Steve Newton

I’ve been a Neil Young fan ever since the Harvest days of the ’70s, when folksy, acoustic-based tunes such as “Heart of Gold” and “Old Man” were the ideal soundtrack to youthful experiments with massive consumption of Old Style in a wood-grained station wagon down by the (Chilliwack) river. 207 more words

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A Ukulele Neil Young World

In Neil Young’s recent acceptance speech at the Canadian Songwriter’s Hall of Fame ceremony, he mentioned his dad buying him a ukulele as a kid. He’s also quoted in… 678 more words

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