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RIP Errol Brown

Although the Stories’ cover was the bigger hit in the U.S., Errol Brown and Tony Wilson co-wrote and performed the original version of “Brother Louie” with Hot Chocolate:

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Mary Lambert

My Roku introduced me to a new artist yesterday. Here are a couple of her songs that I thought were pretty cool.

Music

Ex Hex Cover Up

I saw Ex Hex live last Friday at the Black Cat. Very good show, the band seemed to be having as much fun as the sold-out crowd was. 63 more words

Popular Music

Romantic Love: The Dominant Subject Matter of Western Popular Music

Gioia shows that song lyrics about love, sex, marriage, and fertility can be traced all the way back to the ancient Egyptians and Sumerians, and that once Jewish and Christian religious leaders came to terms with the iron determination of their own people to write and sing about romantic love, it quickly emerged as the dominant subject matter of Western popular music.

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A World Without Led Zeppelin??? (Nooooo!!!!!!!!)

OK, if you don’t like rock music, that’s fine.  If you do like rock music, especially classic rock music, you have to like Led Zeppelin… 157 more words

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