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Chicago and Saturday In The Park

“Everyday’s The Fourth Of July” when you hear Chicago‘s “Saturday In The Park”. The song is played at Saturday afternoon baseball games at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Nationals Park in Washington, Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Yankee Stadium and Citi Field in New York, and Coors Field in Denver. Chicago Alto Saxophone player […]

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Rock Hall Gems from the Class of 2016

  Five bands will officially enter the Rock Hall on April 8.  At the ceremony they’ll play their classics that everyone knows and loves.  I present to you, five lesser known songs from these inductees that prove there is more to these artists than just the hits. Cheap Trick I’m not sure why “Tonight It’s […]

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Rock Hall Class of 2016

The Rock Hall Class of 2016 was announced and I believe 2002 inductee band Talking Heads sang it best with the refrain “Same As It Ever Was“.   Let’s just call this the baby boomer list.  I agree that Cheap Trick and Deep Purple were innovators and should be inducted,  but Steve Miller and Chicago […]

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Innovators/Imitators The 2016 Rock Hall Nominees

Welcome to the 4th annual Innovators/Imitators Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination post. This method is based on My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus”. The line goes “We Are The Innovators, They Are The Imitators”. Give the song a listen to start you day off right. With that in mind, I will list all the […]

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Get Out

Summer may seem like it’s over but you can still enjoy the beach while grooving to some fine tunes. You know them as the band that invades your Facebook feed because all your friends are sharing the latest video from OK Go.  Thursday they take to the beach for the Santa Monica Twilight Series.  Fun fact: […]

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Get Out

  October 8, 1982 REO Speedwagon played the Forum.   They also played The Forum in 1985.  Friday, they’re playing at The Greek Theatre with Chicago.  Chicago played at the Forum in 1969, 1971, 1972 and 1985. Friday, August 1-2, Arcade Fire is playing The Forum.  Perhaps in the summer of 2046, there might still be […]

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