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Teen Titans: Idols Who Returned To The Charts

The term Teen Idol was used a lot in music from the 1950s-1970s, which stood for a young artist reaching stardom with a younger audience. The word “Idol” is overused today, especially thanks to those bad reality shows, but there was a time when the word was a hinder for musicians trying to shed the image of their early career. 1,454 more words

Music

Sisters, Sisters

First, some background: today is the day my sister and I celebrate each other. Robin and I have been through a lot together, including a lot of music and a lot of television shows. 100 more words

Song A Day

Possibility of Balance

Rows of standing stones by a sacred place
Surrounded by rows of big wooden boxes.
Azalea-shrubbed foundation fronts
Swing sets, jungle gyms, inflatable pools
In posterior postage-stamp partitions. 172 more words

Poetry

Today In Music History: 02/17/17

Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong turns 45 today and the guy that played Ritchie Valens, Lou Diamond Phillips, is 55.

Let’s start with a double dose of music history on this day in 1966. 237 more words

Features

Part One

I have decided to divide this autobiography into two parts, the first being the story of my childhood, though it could be debated whether I actually left it, and the second being the story of my life as a so-called adult. 45 more words

Adventure

Foreword

Since I can remember, and probably before, from a bedroom window or flat on my back in a field or some such place, I would gaze up at the clouds, as they swept by, and wonder. 99 more words

Adventure

Song of the Week: "I'm a Believer" (The Monkees)

Around this time of year, many people start to feel a little lonely. Valentine’s Day reminds us all of love and romance, but it can also be a bit of a depressing time for those of us who don’t have anyone to spend the day with. 192 more words

Song Of The Week