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Today In Music History: 07/25/17

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Lot’s of releases and recordings Today in Music History……..

Let’s start on this day in 1966, when the Monkees recorded “Last Train To Clarksville.” It was their debut single with Micky Dolenz on lead vocals and hit #1 in November. 257 more words

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A New Not-Book-Review: Mike Nesmith's Autobiographical Riff, “Infinite Tuesday”

PARIS – You can’t run with the hares and hunt with the hounds, said Ernest Hemingway, referring to what he thought of book reviewers who were also fiction writers. 194 more words

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Monkeying Around

It’s okay if you monkey around this weekend, as long as it is with your loved ones, and as long as you have fun. You may even get a little exercise. Happy Saturday.

420 Fridays: The Monkees

“The Frodis Caper” (aka Mijacogeo) was the final episode of the music/comedy series The Monkees, and originally aired on March 25th, 1968. Directed and co-written by Mickey Dolenz, the plot focuses on the Monkees’ efforts to thwart a conspiracy by the Wizard Glick (Rip Taylor) to control the minds of the masses via television hypnosis with the aid of an alien Frodis plant. 54 more words

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Mueller To Expand Probe Into Possible Russ... Zzzzzz

Anonymous leaks to an anonymous paper reveal that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his probe into something, which other leakers say involve President Trump’s campaign doing something with Russia, Trump obstructing justice somehow, or the Chicago Cubs’ comeback in the World Series. 212 more words

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Dave Draper and the Monkees

I think every lifter has a story about the first time they became fascinated with weightlifting. For Arnold it was pictures of Reg Park as Hercules. 167 more words

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Today In Music History: 07/17/17

Welcome to a Monday!

Let’s get it crackin’ with some music history…..

It was on this day in 1965, that James Brown released  the single “Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag.” It went on to sell over 2 million copies and receive the Grammy Award for Best Rhythm & Blues Recording. 218 more words

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