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Concert Review: Rittz - The Last Call Tour in Toronto

It’s been two years since Rittz last performed in Canada, and now he’s back with a country-wide tour to promote his fourth and final album on Strange Music, 2017’s  1,190 more words

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ROCKPILE - " Live at The Palladium "

Rockpile recorded at the height of their powers. Includes live versions of ‘Girls Talk’, ‘Cruel To Be Kind’ and Rockpile’s version of ‘Jailhouse Rock’. 104 more words

MUSIC

Vintage 1960's Game Used Buffalo Bills Spalding J5v Afl Football The Rockpile

Vintage 1960’s Game Used Buffalo Bills Spalding J5v Afl Football The Rockpile
IT DOESN’T GET A WHOLE LOT RARER THAN THIS FOLKS.THIS IS AN ACTUAL GAME USED AMERICAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE FOOTBALL USED TO SCORE A FIELD GOAL OR EXTRA POINT AT THE OLD ROCKPILE HERE IN BUFFALO,NY BACK IN THE EARLY TO MID 1960’S.A WONDERFUL SPALDING J5V FOOTBALL.THIS BALL WAS ACQUIRED BY ME PERSONALLY ABOUT 20 YEARS AGO AT A LOCAL ESTATE SALE,AND I FORGOT I HAD IT UNTIL A RECENT CLEANING OF MY HOME.THE FELLA I BOUGHT IT FROM WAS AT THIS PARTICULAR GAME AND GRABBED THE BALL FROM THE STANDS BEHIND THE GOAL POSTS AFTER A FIELD GOAL OR EXTRA POINT….HE COULDN’T REMEMBER WHICH AFTER ALL OF THESE YEARS.THE BALL HAS THE COMMISSIONER JOE FOSS ON IT,DATING IT TO AN EARLIER AFL GAME.THE FELLA I GOT THIS FROM CAN’T RECALL WHO THE BILLS WERE PLAYING THIS PARTICULAR GAME,AS HE HAD SEASON TICKETS AND THIS WAS NOT THE ONLY BALL HE WAS ABLE TO GET THROUGH OUT THE YEARS DURING GAMES BACK THEN.INCLUDED WITH THIS WONDERFUL PIECE OF AFL HISTORY IS HIS BRIEF NOTE AS TO HOW HE GOT IT.THIS WILL APPEAL TO MANY DIFFERENT FOLKS,AS THERE IS SO MUCH TO LIKE ABOUT THIS BALL, LET ALONE A BALL THAT ACTUALLY SCORED POINTS IN THE OLD AFL.FANTASTIC OLD BALL THAT APPEARS TO STILL HOLD SOME AIR AND MAINTAIN MOST OF IT’S SHAPE.NOT SURE IF YOU TRIED TO FILL IT COMPLETELY IF IT WOULD HOLD MORE AIR OR NOT,BUT HAVE BEEN STRONGLY ADVISED AGAINST IT.THANKS FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK.WOULD CONSIDER POSSIBLE "TRADES" FOR OTHER OLD BUFFALO BILLS,SABRES,BRAVES OR HOCKEY BISONS ITEMS. 37 more words

Collectibles

Throwback song of the day 1979

From the album Labour of Lust…Cruel to be kind.

“Cruel to Be Kind” is a 1979 single by Nick Lowe, co-written by Lowe and his former  672 more words

Poetry

Harry’s Blog: Music Makes the World Go ‘Round

It’s been a whirlwind of great concerts in Milwaukee the past two weeks. And now that I’ve finally caught up on some much-needed rest, here’s  an overview of some of the very best shows I’ve seen yet in 2017: 675 more words

Playlist: "Necessary Lust"

This playlist, a mash-up of Dave Edmunds’ Repeat When Necessary and Nick Lowe’s Labour of Lust, attempts to best represent what a Rockpile album culled from those sessions would have looked like. 305 more words

Concert Review: Necro & Madchild at The Rockpile in Toronto

For the first time in about ten years, Necro has returned to Canada for a cross-country tour, and he’s bringing along Canadian Hip-Hop icon Madchild to sweeten the deal!  1,244 more words

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