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Top Ten Songs Banned From Use In Political Campaigns

Over the years, many politicians have been guilty of using popular songs during campaign runs without first getting consent from the artist who sang it, which eventually ends in a cease and desist or in […]

01/17/2012

Impromptu Springsteen Concert

So, there you are, just walking down the street, minding your own business.  Suddenly, you hear a street performer who sounds an awful lot like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bruce Springsteen[/lastfm].  Then, you realize it IS Bruce Springsteen!  […]

09/06/2011

5.9 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes DC/NYC/Boston!

There’s a “whole lotta shakin’ going on” back East!  A record-breaking 5.9 magnitude earthquake just hit Central Virginia.  It was felt in nearby Washington DC, as the Pentagon, Capitol and other federal buildings are being […]

08/23/2011

Davy Jones Checks In From Monkees Tour

While we may not get a [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Monkees[/lastfm] tour date in Phoenix this year, that doesn’t mean we can’t check in with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Davy Jones[/lastfm] to see how it’s going. [photogallerylink id=41769 align=left]The tour started […]

06/15/2011

Rock Flashback: Starcastle

Yesterday’s post about [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]REO Speedwagon[/lastfm] dropped the name of Terry Luttrell, and in the Midwest, where I come from, you can’t drop the name of Terry Luttrell without thinking of the band he fronted […]

03/23/2011

Rock Flashback: The Winter of ’77

Because so much of the classic-rock canon comes from the 1970s, it’s pretty easy to pick any random week of that decade and point to one or more songs or albums that were all over […]

03/06/2011

Birthdays and Departures – Wednesday

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES – 3/10 1935 – GARY OWENS (LAUGH-IN) 1940 – DEAN TORRENCE ([lastfm]JAN & DEAN[/lastfm]) 1947 – TOM SCHOLZ ([lastfm]BOSTON[/lastfm]) 1955 – BUNNY DeBARGE ([lastfm]DeBARGE[/lastfm]) 1964 – [lastfm]NENEH CHERRY[/lastfm] 1983 – [lastfm]CARRIE UNDERWOOD[/lastfm] […]

03/10/2010

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