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Days Like This

Well, it’s Mother’s Day.  I am not going to wax sentimental here today except to say that I will think of my Mom today, just like I have nearly every day since she passed away nearly 22 years ago. 149 more words


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

Lesson Plan: Popular Music, Gender Representation, and Media Effects

Ian here—

For three quarters in a row, I used Stanley J. Baran’s Introduction to Mass Communication textbook for my Mass Communication course. However, during that time, I drifted away from assigning Baran’s chapter on media effects. 2,657 more words

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