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Rock Hall 2016 Inductees: Snap Judgement

Congrats to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for not taking their name literally and inducting innovators like Joan Baez and 2Pac. Congrats to Pearl Jam.  Excluding Radiohead, whom I don’t think is a traditional rock band, this may be the last guitar-based band from the 90s invited to the Hall.  You think Weezer might […]

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Innovators/Imitators 2017 Rock Hall Nominees

The 2017 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees were released so that means I’m disappointed knowing The Cure, The Smiths, Nine Inch Nails and Devo are not even invited to the dance. That said, it’s time for the 6th Annual Let’s Not Get Carried Away Innovators vs. Imitators to determine who deserves to get […]

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Michael Brown and the perfect pop song

In my opinion, the perfect pop song  has melody, a great hook, great instrumentation without being overbearing and the lyrics usually have a sense of nostalgia or regret or of course, love. Phil Spector’s production on The Ronette’ s”Be My Baby“, The Beach Boy’s “God Only Knows“, The Zombies “This Will be Our Year“, Big […]

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Free Music Friday

New plan.  It’s Friday!  Let’s share in some free music.  It’s available everywhere!  I’ll do the searching and find something that might be of interest. Spin Magazine has a monthly list. Click on this link to get it through iTunes. There’s a few good songs on here.  If you like bands like Mumford & Sons, […]

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