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RIP Glen Campbell 1936-2017

Glen Campbell’s music isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. Obviously.  But his musicianship ought to be.  You might not be a fan of Wichita Lineman (why not for goodness sake?) but you have to admire him as a guitarist.   279 more words

Guitarists

Song Of The Week: "The Hippy Hippy Shake" by Chan Romero

What were you doing when you were 17? Were you writing a song that would soon be covered by the biggest band in the world? A song which, when covered by three other groups, would hit the charts in the 60’s, 70’s, and again in the 80’s? 453 more words

Song Of The Week

Tommy Tedesco (1930.07.03)

TOMMY TEDESCO ON CROSSCURRENTS, 7/3:  A member of the famed studio musicians known as “The Wrecking Crew”, Tommy Tedesco was born on this date in 1930.  107 more words

Birthday

Happy 100th birthday, Dino

Today, June 7, is the 100th anniversary of the birthday of Dean Martin. Dino, in his day, was the epitome of cool and charm. For many, he still is. 235 more words

The Other Spies

Don't Blame Trump for Scott Pruitt

An EPA enemy to head up EPA is right out of the GOP playbook, which has been in place (to varying degrees) since Ronald Reagan’s first term. 639 more words

Randallsmoot

I Count the DeVos Fight as a Win ...

What could have been a routine appointment became anything but routine. We turned a vote or two (lots of votes if you count Democratic votes that became noes instead of go along to get alongs). 275 more words

Randallsmoot

Spend some Christmas time with The Wrecking Crew

I was never into Christmas music specials. Until I found out about this. Hal Blaine, Carol Kaye, Tommy Tedesco and the rest of The Wrecking Crew under Phil Spector’s signature production play holiday tunes. 17 more words

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