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4/28/17: Monday Funday Dance Party (Friday Edition)

Stop your messin’ around, kids. And Happy Friday.

Skanking To The Oldies

Memory and music travel hand in hand, popping up in strange places, creating feelings associated with a certain time period, song or band. One of the musical high points in my life came in 1979 with the arrival of… 489 more words

Music

I Write the Songs (He Doesn't)

B/C Mar 25 2017
1.The Undertones-You’ve Got My Number (Why Don’t You Use it?)
2.The Rezillos-I Can’t Stand My Baby
3.The Damned-Neat, Neat, Neat
4.Madness-My Girl… 49 more words

The 2017 WOMAD Awards

Another year later and I’m once again nursing an epic hangover from a wonderful three days at WOMAD in New Plymouth. This year we had the most stunning weather imaginable, the mountain was out in full glory, the flags were glistening in the sunshine and the people were kicking off their shoes and embracing bare feet as a cool-down method. 516 more words

Top 10 Last Song From An Album

  1. Violent Femmes – Good Feeling (Violent Femmes)
  2. The Godfathers – Love Is Dead (Birth, School, Work, Death)
  3. Goldfrapp – Horse Tears (Felt Mountain)
  4. Goldfrapp – …
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10 Great Artists Who Pioneered a Genre

From Punk to Folk, Blues to Gangster Rap, popular music is a tree with many distinct branches.

It takes a special artist to define a genre of music and make it theirs, and today we’re going to celebrate those artists the only way we know how, by ranking them. 1,009 more words

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