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Micki Harris

Micki Harris (January 22, 1940 – June 10, 1982)

Addie “Micki” Harris was born in Passaic, New Jersey. While attending Passaic High School, she became friends with and formed a music group with Shirley Alston Reeves, Beverly Lee and Doris Jackson. 252 more words


Music Video of the Day: Bo Diddley Is Crazy by Bo Diddley (1996, dir. Simon Soffer)

I can’t disagree with Bo Diddley. He was in Rockula (1990) after all. Then again, Toni Basil and Thomas Dolby were in it too, so he was in good company. 202 more words

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The Shirelles

The Shirelles

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The Shirelles

The Shirelles in 1962. Clockwise from top: Addie “Micki” Harris, Shirley Owens, Beverly Lee, and… 3,035 more words


1001 Songs - 1960

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

Wondrous Place – Billy Fury

At first blush this song feels like yet another British attempt to be Elvis Presley (it really didn’t help that Elvis didn’t tour in the UK). 981 more words

In Progress

Mama's always right.

If you ever felt like a drunken waste of time who used to care but doesn’t anymore, just remember what Mama said. While we’re on the subject of drinking, I always recommend young people not to drink too soon, alcohol abuse is so much more meaningful when you have a family and kids.

Life In Peru

MOLLY BURCH — She is Downhearted

Texan has announced that she has signed with Captured Tracks.  She also unwraps her video for the debut single “Downhearted.”

After relocating from Asheville to Austin, Molly found herself in reflective mood … Drawing influence and providential guidance from… 89 more words

Neil Mach

Mama Said There'd Be Days Like This


Monday, Mama Said: Carole King’s classic hit for The Shirelles.

There’s something about the bridge in this song that is quintessential Carole King. I wish I had the musical background to describe what she’s doing here. Anyone?