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Nearly 50 years ago, someone had the bright idea to send a Dan Rather look-a-like to Harlem to interview a group of Black folks about Neil Armstrong landing on the moon. 121 more words

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Album Oriented 91: The Byrds and Sly & the Family Stone

We begin with Erich’s peerless mastery of Jesus-based musicals. First up: Erich presents the Byrds’ 1968 album Notorious Byrds Brothers. Topics covered include the under-celebrated Roger McGuinn, authenticity, and David Crosby’s pro-threesome song, “Triad,” which is as creepy as it sounds. 70 more words

Album Oriented

Joy Williams--"Pet Seminary" (Harper's, August 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: RHEOSTATICS-Mowat Collegiate, Scarborough, ON (1982).

This is (as of June 2017), the oldest Rheostatics show on Rheostatics Live.

And indeed, “Considering it is 34 years old it sounds remarkably good for a show probably taped off of a tape recorder” 1,009 more words

Canadian Music

Hackskeptic's 500 Greatest Songs: Sly And The Family Stone - Dance To The Music

211 – Sly And The Family Stone – Dance To The Music (1968)
Written by Sly Stone
Produced by Sly Stone
Label – Epic/EMI Colombia/Direction…
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February 24, 2017 I'm Not Laughing

The Beau Brummels, Introducing, Autumn 103, 1965

The Beau Brummels are famous, and not just because they’re one of the few groups that come alphabetically between The Beatles and The Bee Gees in every record collector’s well organized library.   231 more words