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Will You Love Me Tomorrow: The Shirelles; Carole King and James Taylor

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the great 50s pop song Will You Love Me Tomorrow. We will review the original by the early girl group The Shirelles, and a cover of that song by Carole King and James Taylor. 2,238 more words

Rock And Roll

The Shirelles "Don't Go Home (My Little Darlin')" (Scepter 12185, Pop #110, 1967)

The Shirelles “Don’t Go Home (My Little Darlin’)” (Scepter 12185, Pop #110, 1967)

Gemini Roll Call is back off the road from my own Gemini Roaming DJ and Sojourn to the PNW and is feeling all the weird that I didn’t line up a post to go out to celebrate one of the most unheralded icons of the 1960’s for her 74th Birthday. 262 more words

Gemini Roll Call

A Belated Happy Mother's Day!

Sorry to be late with this! It’s been depressing since my daddy passed away last month. My mother died last year in January 2014. This is my second Mother’s Day without her. 50 more words

Pop Culture

0811 Love Is A Swingin' Thing - The Shirelles (1962)

Shirley Owens and Luther Dixon wrote this song in 1962. It was first recorded by The Shirelles and released as the B-side to Soldier Boy… 76 more words


0810 Soldier Boy - The Shirelles (1962)

Luther Dixon and Florence Greenberg wrote this song in 1962. It was first recorded by The Shirelles and released as a single. The B-side was… 65 more words


2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: The "5" Royales

As we get closer to the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, I’ll share short and sweet profiles of the inductees and some lesson ideas. 152 more words

Practical Music Education Tools

The Spice Girls - Express yourself, Create the Spice

During the summer of 1996 I was about to launch Popscene, a music television show for teenagers,  I first heard mention of The Spice Girls. All manner of new music would arrive into the office on a weekly basis from well-meaning pluggers and publicists, much of it of dubious quality, even for our target audience. 3,499 more words