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The Unknown Best Albums of 2016

There used to be a time when favorite albums lists came out and I would know each and every one of them.  Then Napster came along and the floodgates were open and I can guarantee that at 2 or more of the albums from a top ten list come from artists that I’ve never heard. […]

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Happy Birthday To You

The song “Happy Birthday To You” might just be the most widely performed song in the world but it comes with a price. That price is to the tune of $2 million per year in licensing fees for the song.  That’s a pretty sweet tune for Warner/Chappell.  The company paid $25 million in 1988 to acquire Birchtree Ltd., […]

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