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  • The TRUMP Fight Song [unofficial] - TRUMP 2016 [Video]

    09/01/2015 2:34:39 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/27/15 | Strengthen the US
    Stay motivated and help TRUMP make America great again by sharing the TRUMP FIGHT SONG! [unofficial] TRUMP 2016! Created by a combat veteran who weeps for America. Stop wasting time and do something for your country!
  • Healing Medicine for Strident Times – Reflection on a Teaching on the Liturgy from Joseph Ratzinger

    08/31/2015 7:42:14 AM PDT · by Salvation · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 08-30-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Healing Medicine for Strident Times – A Reflection on a Teaching on the Liturgy from Joseph Ratzinger Msgr. Charles Pope • August 30, 2015 • One of the most concise and cogent descriptions of these often strident times came from Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger in 1986. It is contained in, of all places, his treatise on the theology of sacred music in a book called The Feast of Faith (Ignatius Press, 1986). His comments have recently been republished in a larger compendium of his works: Collected Works: Theology of the Liturgy (Ignatius Press, 2014, Vol 11).It hard to describe our times...
  • Beautiful Christian music link for new traditional God honoring music

    08/30/2015 2:23:51 PM PDT · by RaceBannon · 41 replies
    sound cloud ^ | 08/30/15 | UNTO THE CHIEF MUSICIAN
    Friends, this is some of the best modern Christ honoring music you will hear.
  • 'Family woman' Adele will snub Ł80m world tour to stay home with young son

    08/30/2015 8:32:40 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    UK Mirror ^ | 8/29/15 | Simon Boyle
    Adele is set to turn down an Ł80 million pay day to tour her new album, because she doesn’t want to travel with her young son, writes Simon Boyle in the Sunday People. The Someone Like You singer has a string of offers from some of the biggest concert organisers all vying to stage her first comeback gigs next year. But she is yet to agree to any gigs at all in 2016 - and has hinted she isn’t prepared to sign up to travel thousands of miles with a young family.
  • Donald Trump needs a "Theme Song"

    08/28/2015 2:46:05 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 124 replies
    My Dark And Foreboding Mind............... | 08-28-2015 | Red Badger
    Donald Trump needs a theme song for his campaign, to get people more excited. Anybody have any suggestions?
  • ZZ Top - Francine (Original 1972 version)

    08/26/2015 9:54:56 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 28 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    Great little tune off of ZZ Top's second album (Rio Grande Mud). Original 1972 version.
  • Inside the Burger Restaurant Where Hank Williams Uttered His Last Words

    08/26/2015 12:03:49 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Munchies ^ | August 26, 2015 | Mason Adams
    They placed Hank Williams in a wheelchair and hauled him from the Knoxville hotel to his powder-blue Cadillac convertible, where his driver, a college freshman named Charles Carr, waited. Loaded on booze, morphine, chloral hydrate, and vitamin B12, Williams crawled into the back seat, wrapped a blanket around himself, and laid down. Tasked with ferrying Williams to a New Year’s Day gig in Dayton, Ohio, Carr drove out of Knoxville, Tennessee, and into legend. Near midnight, Carr stopped in downtown Bristol, Virginia, to get gas and look for a relief driver. He went to a cab stand and noticed a...
  • Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere

    08/26/2015 7:17:57 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Aug 25, 2015 | Jason L. Riley
    Gangsta Rap’s Grim Legacy for Comptons Everywhere A hit movie about the rap group N.W.A. is a reminder: Glorified thuggery poisoned poor black communities. By Jason L. Riley Aug. 25, 2015 6:39 p.m. ET 242 COMMENTS For two weeks the top box-office draw has been “Straight Outta Compton,” a meandering biopic about the rise and disintegration of the Los Angeles-area rap group N.W.A., or Niggaz With Attitude. N.W.A. helped popularize “gangsta rap” in the late 1980s, and even this hagiography can’t hide the fact that its legacy has endured to the detriment of poor black communities. The most prominent members...
  • A Playlist for Wednesday, 26th of August in the Year 2015

    08/26/2015 2:09:33 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX
    Yahoo ^ | 2015-08-26 | various
    Published on Sep 15, 2013 http://ottsonic.bandcamp.com/album/sk... 1 From Trunch To Stromness 0:00 2 The Queen Of All Everything 11:58 3 Rogue Bagel 19:50 4 Daisies And Rubies 28:19 5 Signals From Bob 38:37 6 382 Seaside 46:25 7 Roflcopter 53:10 8 A Shower Of Sparks 1:00:32 Music "From Trunch to Stromness" by Ott (Google Play • AmazonMP3 • iTunes • eMusic)
  • Foo Fighters Ride Into Westboro Baptist Church Protest With a Rickroll

    08/22/2015 8:52:47 PM PDT · by wastedyears · 12 replies
    Billboard.com ^ | 8/22/2015 | Ashley Iasimone
    Westboro Baptist Church targeted a Foo Fighters concert at Kansas City's Sprint Center on Friday, Aug. 21, and the band fired back -- with a Rickroll.
  • When Black Music was Conservative [And What Happened Since]

    08/18/2015 9:56:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Townhall ^ | 08/18/2015 | Howard Husock
    Contemporary African-American music—especially rap and hip-hop—has become synonymous with and notorious for its suggestive and explicit lyrics. Women are often portrayed as sex toys, violence is glorified, denunciations of law enforcement are routine, and middle-class upbringings go unacknowledged, lest they undermine the artists’ street credentials. A few decades ago, however, black popular music—what’s come to be known as “classic soul”—was notable for featuring lyrics that celebrated marriage and downplayed obstacles to black progress. Its lyrics championed the sort of family life that lays the groundwork for upward mobility and the optimism associated with a period of social breakthroughs and economic...
  • Hillary Clinton Email Scandal Song

    08/14/2015 1:26:47 PM PDT · by marktwain · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 11 March, 2015 | Funnin Gunnin
    This is a parody song about the Hillary Clinton email scandal. It is only one and a half minutes. I thought freepers would enjoy it. I did. Link to YouTube Hillary Clinton Email Scandal SongIt starts with this line: "Goodbye Hillary, Will you ever prove it all that you had your own email, or keep them for yourself?" The keeper line: "It seems to me that you lived your life like a scandal in the wind..."
  • Coming to Spotify: President Obama's music playlists

    08/14/2015 12:49:34 PM PDT · by rey · 25 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 14 Aug 2015
    CHILMARK, Mass. — The White House is launching an official channel on the popular music streaming service Spotify with a pair of playlists it says President Barack Obama created himself. Obama was announcing his daytime and evening summer music lists Friday on his @POTUS official Twitter account. The president's daytime list includes tracks from such artists as Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan and Bob Marley. His evening lists features music by Al Green, Frank Sinatra, Beyonce, John Coltrane and Billie Holiday. The presidential presence on Spotify marks the latest step by the White House to boost its...
  • LISTEN: JESSE JACKSON’S TEEN DAUGHTER DROPS RAP SINGLE

    08/13/2015 11:33:25 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | AUgust 12, 2015 | KIPP JONES
    Rev. Jesse Jackson’s daughter, Ashley, might only be 16, but her hair, makeup and accessories are on point, according to her newly recorded rap single, which has been obtained by TMZ.
  • About those child opera singers: here's the deal

    08/12/2015 9:41:16 AM PDT · by Borges · 154 replies
    http://dropera.blogspot.com/ ^ | 2/2/2012 | Glenn Winters
    I'm going to let all you music-lovers in on a little secret: we professional musicians don't have much use for the phenomenon of the Child Prodigy. Six year old violinists playing Mendelssohn; ten year old pianists playing Rachmaninov; and especially *shudder* twelve year old girls belting out operatic arias... or country music... or whatever... on national television? Yeah, it's impressive. Sort of. You can keep 'em; I have no interest, especially when it comes to the miniature singers. You know that NPR program "From The Top", featuring adolescent or pre-adolescent performers stunning us with their "maturity" and precocity? I am...
  • Music [trivia] question: Green Acres theme

    08/12/2015 1:22:10 AM PDT · by re_nortex · 66 replies
    Way too early on April 12, 2015 | Self
    In another thread, I came across Donald Trump doing a passable job of the Green Acres theme. Here in the Dallas area, the Ticket sports station has their own variation of the theme. My question to the vast collection of musicologists out there in FReeperland is about the instrumentation deployed on that familiar theme. What in the heck are those instruments that gave it such a distinct, rustic flavor? Was it Moog synthesizers or traditional string and woodwinds? I'll admit to being pretty much of an idiot when it comes to the "behind the scenes" stuff involved in creation of...
  • Cilla Black dead: Legendary TV presenter and singing star dies

    08/02/2015 6:28:10 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 29 replies
    Daily Mirror (UK) ^ | August 2 | Gerard Couzens, Halina Watts & Claire Rutter
    Showbiz legend Cilla, who also had two number one singles at the start of a career stretching over 50 years, died in Spain.... She was championed by The Beatles and enjoyed eleven top ten hits including chart-toppers Anyone Who Had a Heart and You're My World.
  • Post Your Favorite Saturday Night Youtube Songs

    08/01/2015 8:47:25 PM PDT · by Sawdring · 119 replies
    Youtube ^ | Steve Earle
    Sometimes I enjoy playing a couple of my favorite songs on Youtube and end up seeing where the sidebar takes me. I started with The Highwayman and now I'm listening to Steve Earl's Copper Head Road. Next up is John Prine and Steve Goodman's Souvenirs If you care to post your favorites, other Freepers might just enjoy the jukebox tonight.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 31 July 2015

    07/30/2015 5:57:53 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 108 replies
    July 30, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea,or maybe a tall brew? Topped off with great conversation and music. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a glass and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join us. Enjoy your stay. Our...
  • 'How the Yardbirds revolutionized rock live on the BBC'

    07/30/2015 10:25:43 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 52 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 24th July 2015 | Colin Fleming
    'If you wish to launch a humdinger of an argument – and one you might win – sidle up to just about any 1960s rock fan and offer the opinion that it was not the Beatles, the Stones, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, the Velvet Underground or the Byrds who were the key sonic inventors of the decade. Nope: wasn't any of those collectives of aural innovation who did quite what the Yardbirds did in terms of overhauling sound, never mind that they couldn't keep a steady lineup and were pretty much unclassifiable, save as the dudes who influenced everybody else and...
  • Al Jolson Was No Racist

    07/25/2015 4:36:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/28/2015
    Contained in the article regarding the fundraiser for the police officers involved in the Freddie Gray case is a description of Al Jolson by the Fraternal Order of Police as an "iconic racist figure." Nothing could be further from the truth and such an egregious slander should not have been allowed to appear in a major daily newspaper ("Venue cancels fundraiser for officers in Gray case," July 23). It is true that Jolson, as did many of his contemporaries, performed in blackface which was originally a racist form of entertainment growing out of the minstrel shows of the 19th century....
  • July 25, 1788: Mozart completes Symphony No. 40 in G minor

    07/25/2015 4:32:10 PM PDT · by nwrep · 47 replies
    Leonard Bernstein and the BSO ^ | July 25, 2015 | nwrep
    On July 25, 1788, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Symphony No. 40 in G minor, the second to last of his symphonies. To Robert Schumann in the 19th century, the symphony was a work of "Grecian lightness and grace," while for a later writer, Alfred Einstein, there are passages that "plunge to the abyss of the soul." Such ambiguity is perhaps apt for one of the greatest works of a composer whose music so frequently defies adequate description. The symphony is cast in the usual four movements; the opening Molto allegro immediately announces something unusual by starting not with characteristic...
  • Favorite Listen,Hear Songs,tell us your Favorites.Freeper Canteen 7~24~15

    07/23/2015 4:59:41 PM PDT · by fatima · 220 replies
    ~Favorite Listen-Hear Song's~ The Cascades Rhythm of the Falling Rain *Video* Mike & The Mechanics - Silent running *Video*
  • "Never Swat A Fly" Marius B. Winter & His Orchestra (1930) vocal by Al Bowlly.

    07/21/2015 5:24:57 AM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 5 replies
    Broadcast Twelve ^ | 1930 | Marius B. Winter
    On Broadcast 2606 (L-0820-1), Marius B. Winter & His Orchestra plays "Never Swat A Fly," a song from the Fox film titled "Just Imagine" (1930).
  • Dave Somerville Dies: Founder and Lead Singer of The Diamonds Was 81

    07/19/2015 8:33:23 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 17 replies
    Newsmax ^ | July 17, 2015
    Dave Somerville, founder and lead singer of the popular 1950s rock-n-roll band The Diamonds, died Wednesday in California at age 81. Tagged with the moniker "Diamond Dave," Somerville discovered The Diamonds during a talent show audition in 1953; he signed on as their coach and then became their lead singer, Billboard reported. Somerville told Tom Meros in an interview that he was a radio engineer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. in Toronto, Canada, when he saw four guys lined up to audition in a hallway. He asked them to sing a song and started working with the quartet.
  • THE WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER

    07/19/2015 4:50:06 PM PDT · by zeugma · 30 replies
    The Well Tempered Clavier ^ | 07/19/2015 | Zeugma
    A non-political thread just for the heck and beauty of it. I offer for your consideration Johann Sebastian Bach's Well Tempered Clavier. From the Wikipedia Entry: The Well Tempered Clavier is a collection of solo keyboard music composed by Johann Sebastian Bach. He gave the title to a book of preludes and fugues in all 24 major and minor keys, dated 1722, composed "for the profit and use of musical youth desirous of learning, and especially for the pastime of those already skilled in this study". Bach later compiled a second book of the same kind, dated 1742, with the...
  • 'Nobody in that room knew what to do': Former Runaways Bassist Jackie Fox Discusses Rape Allegations

    07/17/2015 6:52:14 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 10 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | July 15, 2015 | Randall Roberts
    In a new interview with The Times, former Runaways member Jackie Fuchs further explains the rape allegations she made recently against the band's former manager, Kim Fowley. Rumors have long circulated around the late Los Angeles rock impresario. Last week, though, a new chapter was opened when Fuchs, the former bass player of the 1970s teen group, claimed that Fowley, the band's manager, raped her when she was 16 years old.
  • 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold stops show to kick out male fan for hitting a woman

    07/17/2015 2:25:06 PM PDT · by rikkir · 26 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 7/17/2015 | Casey Scheffler
    3 Doors Down frontman Brad Arnold recently stopped singing mid-performance to kick out a male fan for hitting a woman in the audience during the band's July 14 concert in Broomfield, Colorado according to a Friday, July 17 report from Mashable. Brad Arnold spotted the man being abusive to the female in the audience and went off on the man. “Hang on, hang on, hang on. Hey, hey homie. You don’t hit a woman,” Arnold yelled to the man. “You just pushed a woman out of the way to get in a fight, you d**k! Get him the hell out...
  • Tim McGraw’s Gun Control Fundraiser Coming Up this Friday

    07/16/2015 9:40:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 7/15/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    Through this kind of decision making, McGraw also supported the campaign of gun control candidate Barack Obama in 2008. He told People Magazine: It’s innate in me to be a blue-dog Democrat. I’m not saying I’m right or wrong, but that’s what I am. My wife and I and our family will do everything we can to support Obama. I like his ideas, I like his energy, and I like the statement he would make for our country to the world.
  • GM to keep sponsoring Kid Rock concerts, discuss flag issue

    07/15/2015 8:32:00 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 34 replies
    Associated Press/ABC 12 ^ | July 15, 2015 | By COREY WILLIAMS and DEE-ANN DURBIN
    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors says it will continue sponsoring Kid Rock's summer tour despite a Detroit activist group's request that the automaker cut financial ties with the musician if he displays a Confederate flag during performances. The National Action Network and representatives from GM's Chevrolet brand will meet this week. Kid Rock, who was born Robert Ritchie, has been criticized in the past for displaying the flag on stage. South Carolina removed the flag from its Statehouse weeks after the shooting deaths of nine people at a historically black church. The man charged in the shooting is shown in...
  • Rapper Slim Thug and pastor Joel Osteen collaborate on new song

    07/15/2015 4:45:07 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 19 replies
    Channel 39 News Fix ^ | July 14, 2015 | mabarbagallo
    HOUSTON, TX – A new song by two of Houston’s own cranks out the bass, all while beating down boundaries. The unlikely duo of gangster rapper Slim Thug, and preacher Joel Osteen is breaking the internet as much for their pairing, as for their musical message. Slim, a member of Osteen’s Lakewood Church for many years, used clips of the pastor on “Chuuch”, a song on the rappers latest release “Hogg Life Volume 2″. And while mixing religion and rap might not be the norm, for many the sermon and the song are a perfect fit. The message of the...
  • Pluto and New Horizons for Musical Scientists

    07/14/2015 3:53:00 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 2 replies
    Click HERE for YouTube video. Warning: There are a few mild curse words in the video.
  • It’s Live Aid’s 30th anniversary and Freddie Mercury’s Queen set is still the best thing about it

    07/13/2015 2:23:57 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    Hanna Flint ^ | 7/13/15
    Live Aid celebrates its official 30th anniversary today, but there’s only one star from the famous Wembley show that stands out in our minds. That’s Freddie Mercury who performed the most epic of epic sets with Queen on July 13th 1985. For a solid 25 minutes Freddie had the entire Wembley stadium on their feet, as well as 1.5 billion viewers at home, and it has gone down in history as arguably his greatest ever performance. So whether you wait until your lunch break, or stick your headphones on now, you won’t regret the time you spent watching Freddie Mercury...
  • Rock-n-Roll=> Ted Nugent and Kid Rock Team Up to Record ‘Kiss My Rebel A$$’

    07/13/2015 11:36:54 AM PDT · by mojito · 11 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7/13/2015 | Jim Hoft
    Ted Nugent and Kid Rock have teamed up to record a song in support of the Confederate flag. The song, titled “Kiss My Rebel A$$,” was reportedly written and recorded in the space of a day after Nugent, seeing that Kid Rock had invited anyone protesting his use of the flag at his concerts to “kiss my aSS,” reached out to express his support via text message. “When you get a text from the Nuge, you know you’ve done something right,” laughed Rock during a joint appearance the two made on WWJ Newsradio 950. Added Nugent, “Rock ‘n’ roll ain’t...
  • Weekend music fun and whatever comes with it...

    07/11/2015 4:06:53 PM PDT · by Baynative · 48 replies
    Me again | July 11, 2015 | Me
    When we talk of guitar playing it is often in the text of rock and roll and what immediately comes to mind for most folks is the driving and powerful popular classics of Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones and others. Because guitar playing and rock music most always conjure up the hits that made us stomp our feet and dance. A former hard rocker and “party ‘til you puke” concert consumer myself, I don’t quarrel with any of the hard rockers getting their due. But, just for fun on a slow Saturday night I’d like to offer up a couple of...
  • George Olsen & His Music "Roll Out Of Bed With A Smile" on Columbia 2848-D (1933)

    07/09/2015 6:42:45 PM PDT · by Arthur McGowan · 6 replies
    Columbia Phonograph Company ^ | 1933 | George Olsen
    VIDEO
  • Favorite Crime Songs,songs with a crime in it.Tell us your favorites.Freeper Canteen 7~10~15

    07/09/2015 5:43:15 PM PDT · by Michael.SF. · 471 replies
    Free Republic ^ | July 10, 2015 | michael.sf
    ~Favorite Crime Song's~ Folsom Prison Blues • Original • Johnny Cash • 1955 *Video* Robert Earl Keen Whenever Kindness Fails *Video*
  • Study: '80s Metalheads Turned Out Pretty Great

    07/09/2015 1:01:36 PM PDT · by Sopater · 145 replies
    Newser ^ | Jul 9, 2015 8:17 AM CDT | Kate Seamons
    Heavy metal was the No. 1-selling music genre in 1989, and parents feared the worst: that Satan worship, drug use, loads of sex, and suicide went along with it, write researchers in the journal Self and Identity. Records were burned, "Parental Advisory" warning labels were born, and some '90s research suggested that teens who were into metal had a boatload of problems. And then decades passed. How did those metalheads turn out? Pretty OK, found the team led by Humboldt State University psychologist Tasha Howe, reports Billboard. It found that while middle-aged metalheads were more likely to have engaged in...
  • VANITY:A Little Girl Gives Coins To A Street Musician And Gets The Best Surprise In Return

    07/08/2015 10:29:04 AM PDT · by Larry381 · 21 replies
    I have no affiliation with the author-I just thought this was cute-anyone know the name of the piece of music?Little Girl & Musician
  • An animation just for fun - The Solarbeat: Planetary orbits set to music (ok ok, plus Pluto's orbit)

    07/06/2015 12:05:56 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 4 replies
    Click here to play with the interactive animation. Use the slider to change the speed. Click on other icons to change the scale, bass, etc.
  • Apple Music has an iCloud problem (possible library corruption in certain circumstances)

    07/06/2015 6:57:44 AM PDT · by dayglored · 13 replies
    The Verge ^ | July 1, 2015 | Chris Welch
    I really like Apple Music. Everything from the setup process (I kept hitting "more artists" until I couldn't anymore) through the entire user interface left me impressed yesterday. Apple has managed to reinvent its Music app by stuffing a subscription music service inside it — without making it all hopelessly confusing... Still, there's one fundamental problem with Apple Music that's crippling its potential for me and keeping it from becoming my one and only music destination — exactly the thing Apple wants it to be. It's the way the service heavily leans on iCloud. Or more specifically, "iCloud Music Library."...
  • Chicago extends taxing power to online movies, music, more (only 9%)

    07/05/2015 5:02:31 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 7/02/15 | John Byrne and Amina Elahi
    Chicagoans who pay to stream movies and music from services like Netflix and Spotify will now need to fork over an additional 9 percent for the privilege, as will Chicago businesses that pay to use everything from real estate to court databases online, under a decision the city quietly made recently to expand its taxing power.. The added costs are the result of a ruling by the city Finance Department that extends the reach of ordinances governing two types of taxes — the city amusement tax and the city personal property lease transaction tax — to cover many products streamed...
  • SiriusXM settles lawsuit on royalties for songs made before ’72

    07/04/2015 6:25:17 PM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 63 replies
    New York Times via SF Gate ^ | Saturday, June 27, 2015 | no byline
    For the past two years, the music industry has been watching a series of lawsuits centered on an obscure aspect of copyright law: whether the performers on older recordings should get royalties when their songs are played on digital radio services. One of those lawsuits was settled Friday when SiriusXM, the satellite radio provider, announced it would pay $210 million to the major record companies over its broadcasting of songs made before 1972. ...two years ago members of the 1960s band the Turtles, whose hits included “Happy Together” sued Sirius in three federal courts, saying their songs before 1972 were...
  • Condoleezza Rice, Jenny Oaks Baker perform Amazing Grace to benefit Wounded Warriors

    07/04/2015 9:30:44 AM PDT · by WillyBA · 5 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 7/3/2015 | William
    Former U.S. secretary of state and accomplished pianist Condoleezza Rice teamed up with Grammy-nominated concert violinist Jenny Oaks Baker to perform a wonderful rendition of Amazing Grace. Proceeds from the download at iTunes go to the Wounded Warriors Project:
  • Lee Greenwood - God Bless the USA

    07/04/2015 10:00:03 AM PDT · by illiac · 6 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/4/15 | Lee Greenwood
    Enjoy! Thanks for being MY country!!!
  • The Voice of Free America

    07/04/2015 7:19:48 AM PDT · by Fiji Hill
    Youtube ^ | October 11, 1951 | Jimmie Osborne
    THE VOICE OF FREE AMERICA Like the voice of free America, I am pleading now with you, Let’s all shout the word of freedom Throughout Europe and Asia, too. There is no place like our nation, It is led by God’s own hand. Let’s defeat the oppressor And bring peace to every land. Oh, the voice of free America It beams throughout the world, Tells the honest way of life To man and woman, boy and girl. Let’s thank God for all our freedoms. He’s been good to you and me. Let’s unite the willing nations And keep the whole...
  • A Video Featuring Snoop Dogg Has Caused Uproar Among a Religious Group in India

    07/03/2015 6:28:17 AM PDT · by odds · 4 replies
    TIME ^ | 5.008 AM ET | Time Staff
    Members of the Parsi Zoroastrian community in Calcutta have filed a petition in a local high court against the music video for the song “King” by Amitis featuring Snoop Dogg, calling it blasphemous and disrespectful toward their faith, the Times of India reports. Zoroastrianism is a millennia-old faith with roots in ancient Persia and a flourishing community in India; its scripture emphasizes the sanctity of nature and the duality of existence. Amitis is an Iranian-born singer who now lives in Atlanta; “King” appears to be her entrance into the realm of Western pop. Snoop Dogg is Snoop Dogg — in...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 3 July 2015

    07/02/2015 5:58:12 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 72 replies
    July 2, 2015 | Canteen Crew
    FR CANTEEN MISSION STATEMENT Showing support and boosting the morale of our military and our allied military and the family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. We serve coffee, tea, conversation and music. Our AWESOME military, our AWESOME allies, and their families are welcomed and honored here. No worries in the FReeper Canteen Just Hangin' Cafe. Grab a cup and start a conversation. You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could...
  • Journey Drummer Deen Castronovo Charged With Rape, Sexual Assault

    07/02/2015 7:09:22 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 33 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | Jul 1 2015 | Reuters
    Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was in jail in Oregon on Tuesday on charges of rape and sexual assault, court officials said.
  • Yacht Rock

    06/28/2015 4:44:04 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 68 replies
    The term "Yacht Rock" did not exist during the time when Yacht Rock was at its peak (roughly 1976-1984). I believe the term came into common usage when, in the late 2000s, an obscure TV show of that same name celebrated that era in "mockumentary" fashion. Yet Yacht Rock is a perfect description of the smooth, polished pop songs that came out of recording studios during that era by artists like Christopher Cross, Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers, Little River Band, and Boz Scaggs, just to name a few. When listening to this music, one can almost picture oneself plying the...