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George Harrison

  Today would have been George Harrison’s birthday.  The youngest member of the Beatles would have been 70 years old today.  He is missed tremendously because of his music, generosity and spirituality.   He also had a great sense of humor, so please enjoy this moment when George Harrison sings. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post […]

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Rock Stars and Presidents

Hard to believe but Led Zeppelin, that satanic, drug taking, groupie lovin’, party to excess band was actually recognized with the Kennedy Center Honor award for their contribution to American culture. Hard to believe that this band in 1973… …would 40 years later become this band: Here’s President Obama speaking about Led Zeppelin: They’re not […]

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Movember: Best Rock Star Moustaches

In honor of Movember, a movement to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives.  I present the greatest rock star moustaches of all time.                           Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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Listen Up, Youngsters!

So says Bruce Springsteen during his keynote address for SXSW last week, “Listen up youngsters, this is how successful theft is accomplished”, as Bruce segues from the Animals song “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place” into “Badlands”.  “It’s the same fuckin’ riff, man!”  Go to the 23:24 mark to hear it. And so Bruce exposes […]

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2011 Favorite Music Documentaries

Hopefully, you have a little bit of time off in the next couple of weeks so it might be a great time to catch up on some music related films from 2011.  Here are a few of my favorites.  Click on the photos to see the trailer. 1) George Harrison Living In The Material World […]

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Fire And Rain

1967-The Summer Of Love-All You Need Is Love 1968-The Summer of Hate-Revolution 1969-The Summer of Woodstock-With A Little Help From My Friends (Joe Cocker) 1970-The Beatles break up-Let It Be…so do Simon and Garfunkel When you think of musically defining years, 1970 rarely comes up in the conversation but Fire and Rain: The Beatles, Simon and […]

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George Harrison Exhibit

I got the chance to get an early viewing of the George Harrison Exhibit at The Grammy Museum and let me tell you it is worth making the trip downtown to view it. Capturing all phases of George’s career, the display features everything from boyhood doodles including one with the word “Beatles” scribbled on it, hand […]

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Beatles Life Events

As I type this, it is what could have been, John Lennon’s 71st birthday. Also on this day today, eternal optimist Paul McCartney married Nancy Shevell.  Ringo Starr was apparently in attendance.  It is Paul’s third and Nancy’s second marriage.  May this be the final marriage for both. This weekend was also when the George […]

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