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This Will Be Our Year

Happy New Year!  Let’s make this a good one.  It took a long time to come.  It’s already a good year as The Zombies will be touring to celebrate their classic album Odessey and Oracle.  As we do each year,  let’s start off the new year with a song off that very album. Cheers!   […]

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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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This Will Be Our Year

  Happy New Year!  The Zombies said it best, “This will be our year”!   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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Record Store Day Bootie

One of the reasons people buy pieces of art is to tell the story behind them.   And since  I consider my records artwork, here are the stories to tell regarding my five purchases from Record Store Day 2015. 1) Bob Dylan “The Basement Tape”:  Since there are so many different configurations of The Basement […]

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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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This Will Be Our Year

Happy New Year!  Wasn’t last year crazy?  I believe the Zombies were correct in letting us know that “This Will Be Our Year”.  This is a fairly recent performance from their brilliant 1968 album “Odessey and Oracle” Cheers!           Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit […]

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Get Out

Followers of Let’s Not Get Carried Away will know that one of my favorite songs and one that I re-post every new year is The Zombies‘ “This Will Be Our Year”.   Thursday, The Zombies take over The Santa Monica Pier for The Twilight Series.  Hearing “Tell Her No”, “She’s Not There” “Time Of The […]

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The Greatest Song Of All Time

I think I’m an optimist and the reason is because I still believe in the message of this song.  It’s the Zombies “This Will Be Our Year” and I believe it whole heartedly. May this sentiment apply to you as well. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with […]

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Rock Hall Nominees 2014

The Rock Hall has announced their Nominees for the Class of 2014.  They are many repeat nominees so we shall see if the second..or third…or fourth time is the charm. Using My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus” lyrics of “We Are The Innovators, They are The Imitators”, I will let you know who I think should […]

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