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Music Hoaxes

In celebration of the first day of April, I took a trip to Snopes and picked out ten of my favorite hoaxes.  Enjoy! 1) Gene Simmons has a cow’s tongue grafted onto his own. 2) Marilyn Manson was Paul Pffeiffer from the Wonder Years. 3) Rod Stewart had seman pumped out of his stomach 4) […]

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The National Anthem

It seems to be brought up whenever you view a major sporting event and an artist is trying to re-interpret the National Anthem.  It’s oversung or bloated or drawn out or all of the above  and someone will say they’re never going to top Marvin Gaye’s version. And it’s true.  Marvin Gaye reinterpreted the National […]

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Woke Up This Morning

It’s something we all did today (hopefully).  It’s also inspiration to get a song started.  If you’re an optimist “Love woke me up this morning” (Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell)  If you’re a blues singer you “Woke up this morning and your baby was gone” (B.B. King)  or  “you got yourself a gun” (Alabama 3).  If […]

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Martin Luther King Playlist

Here’s a playlist for you inspired by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: U2 “MLK” Stevie Wonder “Happy Birthday” Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On” Queen “One Vision” The Byrds “Chimes Of Freedom” Pete Seeger “We Shall Overcome” James Brown “Get It Together” This James Brown is the first song played on April 5, 1968 […]

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Marvin Gaye and The National Anthem

Marvin Gaye made everything sexy, even singing The National Anthem. Click on the image to hear it and have a sexy Independence Day. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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