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Donna Maria

(Allie Wrubel)

Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
Vocal: Bob Eberly

Decca 3629 B (68650)

(February 3, 1941) – Fox Trot


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Sunday Music – Sister Golden Hair

Today’s music video is Sister Golden Hair and the song is performed here by the band America.

Link to Video at You Tube

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Phil Chess (1921-2016)

With his brother Leonard (1917-1969), Phil Chess founded and ran Chess Records. Chess began as a blues label featuring such luminaries as Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf and Willie Dixon, but is probably best known as one of the fundamental rock ‘n’ roll labels. 97 more words

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Bad Brains: Banned in D.C., but Welcome in Cleveland?

Bad Brains have been nominated for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Pretty impressive for a band that was once banned by pretty much every club in D.C.:

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Celebrating Steve Reich at 80

NPR offers a brief profile of the “minimalist” composer’s life and career

To celebrate his 80th birthday, Anastasia Tsioulcas (NPR) offers an overview of the life and career of Steve Reich, enriched by conversations with the composer himself. 219 more words


Inspector Gadget Theme for Four-Hand Piano

recommended by Barb M., Keyboard and Folk Music Specialist

Inspector Gadget is back! Hulu has the series, and it’s a hoot to watch this cyborg policeman fumble his way from case to case, with his niece Penny actually doing all the “heavy lifting.” Heaven only knows how many gadgets the inspector has – they never quite seem to help! 141 more words

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