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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


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


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


December 15, 2016 I've Just Seen A Cover

The Music Company, Rubber Soul Jazz, Mirwood MW-7002, 1966

It’s hard to say who’s idea this was.  The Music Company seems to be just a collection of the famed Wrecking Crew, session musicians who recorded on virtually every hit record that came out of LA for 30 years.   223 more words

I've been so many places in my life and time

In the early ’50s, when Claude Russell Bridges was growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he learned about gospel music not by going to church, but by listening to it on the radio.   1,713 more words

Rock Heros

Leon Russell, Legendary Songwriter And Musician, Has Died At The Age Of 74

Legendary songwriter and musician Leon Russell has passed away at the age of 74. According to Russell’s official website, the musician passed in his sleep and had been dealing with multiple health issues following a heart attack in July and surgery to stop the leakage of brain fluid back in 2010… 475 more words

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