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Monkees Opening Night Setlist

The [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Monkees[/lastfm] kicked off their 45th Anniversary Tour last night in Liverpool.  They performed for over two and a half hours, singing FORTY songs!!!  That’s not a concert.  That’s an entire tour…in ONE night!

05/13/2011

Peter Tork: “It’s All Horse Pucky!”

There are reports ofsome serious hostility brewing during rehearsals for the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Monkees[/lastfm] reunion tour. So much so, the’re reporting that [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Davy Jones[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mickey Dolenz[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Peter Tork[/lastfm] aren’t even speaking to […]

04/20/2011

The Monkees…In Phoenix!

I hope my blog title wasn’t misleading.  The [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Monkees[/lastfm] have NOT added a Phoenix date to their 2011 tour…yet.  But, I’ve found something to tide us over until they do!  A fan was kind […]

03/21/2011

Don Kirshner Is Dead

No question, Don Kirshner was one of the biggest superpowers of music publishing/promotion in the 50’s and 60’s.  Don worked closely with the Brill Building artists like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Sedaka[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carole King[/lastfm]; controlled […]

01/18/2011

“Paperback Believer”

Last month, I showed you a video mash-up of “Stayin’ Alive” from the [lastfm]Bee Gees[/lastfm] & “Another Brick In The Wall” from [lastfm]Pink Floyd[/lastfm].  Today, enjoy one that combines “Paperback Writer” from [lastfm]The Beatles[/lastfm] and […]

11/15/2010

Still Monkee’n Around

[lastfm]Mickey Dolenz[/lastfm] (of [lastfm]Monkees[/lastfm] fame) has signed-on to join the cast of Sy-Fy network’s “Mega Python vs. Gatoroid.”  Before you ask, I’ll tell you.  It’s an original movie Sy-Fy is shooting later this year.  It […]

07/16/2010

Glee “Power of Modonna”

[listenlive id="37476"][/listenlive] [listenlive id="37476"]Click here[/listenlive] to listen! On Tuesday, April 13, 2010, Fox’s hit comedy Glee premiered with its highest rated episode clocking in at 13.7 Million Viewers. The excitement continues this week with the mini-album release of The Power of Madonna, on […]

04/20/2010

Birthdays and Departures – Monday

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES – 3/8 1942 – RALPH ELIS ([lastfm]SWINGING BLUE JEANS[/lastfm]) 1945 – MICKEY DOLENZ ([lastfm]MONKEES[/lastfm]) 1946 – RANDY MEISNER ([lastfm]POCO[/lastfm]/[lastfm]EAGLES[/lastfm]) 1947 – MICHAEL ALLSUP ([lastfm]THREE DOG NIGHT[/lastfm]) 1947 – SEL MACREA ([lastfm]FORTUNES[/lastfm]) 1948 […]

03/08/2010

Birthdays and Departures – Saturday

BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES -2/13 1944 – [lastfm]PETER TORK[/lastfm] ([lastfm]MONKEES[/lastfm]) 1945 – [lastfm]KING FLOYD[/lastfm] – DEPARTED (GROOVE ME) 1947 – TONY BUTLER ([lastfm]BIG COUNTRY[/lastfm]) 1950 – [lastfm]PETER GABRIEL[/lastfm] ([lastfm]GENESIS[/lastfm]) 1952 – ED GAGLIARDI ([lastfm]FOREIGNER[/lastfm]) 1919 – […]

02/13/2010

Videos…literally.

Some people truly have a LOT of time on their hands.  A fad started a year or two ago, re-singing songs to lyrically fit their videos.  The first one I ever saw was “Take On […]

02/05/2010

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