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March 15 - You Don't Turn 75 Everyday, People!

Happy75th birthday to one of popular music’s most innovative and enigmatic characters- Sly Stone. Born Sylvester Stewart in a middle-class suburb of Dallas, he was a prodigy learning bass, drums and piano by age 11 and being a regular (with his siblings) on the gospel music circuit in his youth. 304 more words


F1 reveal! Mercedes unveil the new W09 car

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Consecutive Season

"The High School That Rocked!" Rocks Rock Hall Of Fame

Ever since 1995, a video of Steve Tyler’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame speech has played on an endless loop in the Cleveland museum. 281 more words


Sly & the Family Stone - If You Want Me To Stay

This is just one of many examples of how ‘soulful’ soul used to be. Ridiculously so in fact….none more Soul.. Amazing track from the ‘Fresh’ album (1973)



My band Lanier is playing a soul show on Feb. 2, with a seemingly limitless roster of amazing singers to belt Aretha, Etta, Stevie, and Otis. 161 more words


1001 Songs - 1969: Part Three

List Item:  Listen to the 1001 Songs You Must Hear Before You Die

Is It Because I’m Black? – Syl Johnson

It’s weird to think that if I’d split the songs a different way we could have had this following straight after after… 1,166 more words

In Progress

Rockin' Around The Vimeo Feed

It was the like one of the 1960s Staples High School concerts with the Doors, Yardbirds or regular Byrds: Sorry, sold out!

Fifty years after those legendary shows, a Westport Cinema Initiative showing of a documentary about them left plenty of folks standing in the lobby. 252 more words