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Musicares 2017

The Music industry has its own event like the Golden Globes. The high-powered guests can get drunk and say what they want and they feel a little more free to let loose because it’s not televised. The event is called MusiCares.  The organization ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, […]

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Grammy Nominations 2017

Beyoncé vs. Adele are up against each other for Record, Song, and Album of the Year as well as Pop Solo Performance.  Beyoncé actually got a nomination for rock performance with Jack White for “Don’t Hurt Yourself” but will probably lose to Bowie. Perhaps they’ll cancel each other out and Sturgill Simpson will win for […]

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Grammy Winning Memorial Day Playlist

A few years back the Grammys posted a Spotify playlist of Memorial Day themed songs, it runs the gamut from Mariah Carey to Kid Rock.  Thank a veteran today for his heroism and have a nice Memorial Day. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about […]

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2017 Grammy predictable predictions

The 2016 Grammy are over but the 2017 award winners are already shaping up.  We already know that Adele’s 25 will win in the Best Album category (especially as a make good for her horrific sound issues at this year’s show).  Because Adele will win, we now know Kanye West will not be in attendance. […]

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More Grammy Predictions 2016

I already made some predictions in the major categories.  It’s going to be an epic battle  involving Lamar Kendrick or Taylor Swift. Here are five more predictions in categories that interest me and don’t involve either Taylor or Lamar BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern Tony Bennett & Bill […]

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2016 Predictions

Let’s stare into the crystal ball and see what might happen in 2016. Coachella – It’s pretty much confirmed that Guns ‘n Roses and LCD Soundsystem will headline.  I’m going to guess that Axl will go on late, they’ll cut the cord and he’ll throw a tantrum and refuse to play the second weekend. Meanwhile, […]

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Live shows during Grammy week

With the Grammys here in LA. Artists are taking advantage of being in town and playing some local shows. If you’ve got $1500 burning in your pocket, may I recomened the  MusiCares Person of the Year show with Bob Dylan on Friday. When you look at the lineup it’s almost tempting to pony up the […]

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Real Time

KISS played at intermission during the Kings/Ducks game this weekend. I know that because everyone was tweeting about it.  I turned it on and there they were. The Academy Awards will be on next month and I’ll be able to follow along and hear all the snarky comments live as it happens. I turned on […]

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Get Out

Love the Grammy’s but don’t have a ticket? Well you can see a number of Grammy related events that will probably be more enjoyable than being in a huge arena with cameras everywhere to block your view. “A Song Is Born” The Grammy Legacy Concert is at the Wilshire Ebell “will explore the history and […]

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Carole King: MusiCares Person Of The Year

Just like Linda Rondstadt finally entering the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, it certainly was due that the Grammy Committee honors 4-time Grammy Winner Carole King as MusiCares Person of the Year.    The honor is given to musicians for their artistic achievement in the music industry and dedication to philanthropy.   Carole has certainly done […]

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