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Happy Cinco De Mayo

What’s Cinco de Mayo? Well, most American’s may know it as a day to slam margaritas and eat tacos, it’s actual a day celebrating a major battle in Mexican history. 317 more words

Most Importantly - The Vinyl

Case remains closed in The Day the Music Died

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has declined a request to reopen the investigation of the Iowa plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. 83 more words


23rd April 2015: Ritchie Valens - La Bamba

Language – Spanish

Translation – ‘Bamba’ is a type of dance

A true classic, and it reminds me of my childhood :-)


JACK's Inside Track: American Pie

This is about the SONG, not the movie…although, this ONE time, at Band Camp…

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Movie Night:

La Bamba (1987)

“My mom reckons I’m going to be a star. And stars don’t fall from the sky.”



Mick Jagger, having just brought out a solo album, is the cover star, as Q celebrates it’s 1st birthday.

It “celebrates” by unleashing it’s wrath on Clive James, making him the subject of their “Who the hell does …….” column. 221 more words


The Day The Music Died

Alright. It’s a sad story, but Rock ‘n’ Roll History 101 requires you know it for your eventual B.A., M.F.A., or PhD in Music Geekitude. Although some dispute exists, here are the basics. 585 more words

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