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  • The Defenestration of Domingo

    10/19/2019 5:33:29 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 24 replies
    Quillette ^ | October 18, 2019 | Heather Mac Donald
    The #MeToo movement has ended the U.S. career of legendary 78-year-old Spanish tenor Placido Domingo, one of classical music’s greatest ambassadors and impresarios. For nearly half a century, Domingo’s intense stage presence and warm, soaring voice captivated opera audiences; during the 1990s, he reached millions of new listeners as a member of the itinerant Three Tenors. In recent years, long after most singers have retired from the stage, he has continued a grueling international performance schedule, now singing baritone roles with remarkable pitch control and legato. Domingo’s entrepreneurial drive has been as untiring as his stage career. He was pivotal...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 18 October 2019

    10/17/2019 5:59:57 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 69 replies
    Autumn Sprites
    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 AWESOME...
  • Succeed Phly Guy death: Tributes pour in after Arkansas rapper is killed in shooting

    10/14/2019 7:19:37 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Monsters and Critics ^ | October 14, 2019 | Frank Yemi
    Succeed Phly Guy, a rapper and former associate of Hip Hop collective Jet Life was shot dead, according to a local news report. Succeed, whose real name is Ronnie Cravens, 40, was reportedly killed in the city of Henderson, Nevada. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to CBS affiliate KLAS 8NewsNow. Jenna Ivory, a former adult entertainer and Succeed’s girlfriend, confirmed his death in an Instagram statement. “I can’t even fu**in think right now or breathe. I just got the phone call. My love, I don’t wanna be here without you. They took you away too soon. It...
  • They All Laughed

    10/13/2019 4:28:51 PM PDT · by Twotone · 7 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | October 13, 2019 | Mark Steyn
    As nobody else seems to celebrate Columbus Day, we might as well. So herewith some authentic Columbian music. This essay is adapted from my book A Song For The Season: For a 15th century Italian explorer long out of favor with America's cultural elite, Christopher Columbus sure has a hammerlock on the standard repertoire. Cole Porter put him in the verse to a famous song: As Dorothy Parker once said to her boyfriend 'Fare thee well' As Columbus announced When he knew he was bounced 'It was swell, Isabelle, swell...' In those days (1935) Dorothy Parker was famous for leaving...
  • Eddie Van Halen Reportedly Undergoing Throat Cancer Treatment In Germany

    10/13/2019 12:52:51 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 59 replies
    Iheart Radio ^ | October 13, 2019 | Regina Heart
    Eddie Van Halen has secretly been flying to Germany to receive treatments for throat cancer, TMZ learned Sunday (October 13). According to the celebrity gossip outlet, the Van Halen legend has been quietly jetting overseas over the past five years to undergo radiation treatment for the disease. As fans know, Van Halen was first diagnosed with cancer of the tongue in 2000. Following an operation to have nearly a third of his tongue removed, he was declared cancer-free in 2002. Insiders with direct knowledge told TMZ, "some of the cancer cells migrated down to his throat," which required doctors to...
  • Trump Train

    10/08/2019 11:21:51 AM PDT · by piytar · 5 replies
    Vanity ^ | Oct. 8, 2019 | Piytar
    A friend of mine's mother is incredibly brilliant. She has written a song (more in the form of a poem) in support of our country and President Trump. The goal is to make this something regular people have in their heads. Here is the song/poem: Trump Train – Final Version 10/2/19 We're taking back our country We'll make it great again We got on the Trump Train We'll ride it to a win. We finally have a leader Who tells it like it is The Dems are going crazy He's living in their heads We're taking back our country We're...
  • I'M GOING DOWN

    10/05/2019 9:46:19 AM PDT · by V K Lee · 20 replies
    The new anthem of d'rat party after tangling with our POTUS DONALD J TRUMP I'M GOING DOWN/Bruce Springsteen
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 4 October 2019

    10/03/2019 6:01:05 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 103 replies
    October 3, 2019 | Ma's Munchins
    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 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 or a glass, and start a conversation.You never know who you might meet in the Cafe. Glad you could join...
  • “Country Music” Episode 4: I Cant Stop Loving You 1953 To 1963

    09/22/2019 12:30:54 PM PDT · by CaliforniaCraftBeer · 53 replies
    pbs.org ^ | September 22, 2019 | Ken Burns
    “Travel to Memphis, where Sun Studios artists Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley usher in the era of rockabilly. Ray Charles crosses America’s racial divide by recording a country album. Patsy Cline shows off Music City’s smooth new Nashville Sound.” As the 1960’s began Country & Western music was being heavily influenced by the rock & roll sound. A new generation of artists, songwriters and shrewd producers would record some great American music during this transitional era.
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 20 September 2019

    09/19/2019 6:00:06 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 73 replies
    September 19, 2019 | Mother Nature and All Ma's Childrenm
    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 Come on in, we're open Need a place just to hang out? This is it. It's casual FRiday here at the Canteen. Pull up a seat and relax. 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 or a glass, and start a conversation....
  • SPINAL TAP's DEREK SMALLS Announces Initial All-Star Lineup For West Coast Tour

    09/16/2019 6:51:48 PM PDT · by DoodleBob · 19 replies
    Blabbermouth ^ | September 16, 2019 | N/A
    Derek Smalls, the bottom force of the fabled heavy metal band formerly known as SPINAL TAP, has announced the initial all-star line-up for his eagerly anticipated solo tour of West Coast cities this fall. "Lukewarm Water Live!" kicks off at the The Wiltern in Los Angeles on November 6 with a rockstellar bill that includes, live in human form, TOTO's Steve Lukather, Stevie Nicks's celebrated guitarist Waddy Wachtel and rock aristocrat Dweezil Zappa. Beaming in, live on satellite, on all dates throughout this explosive celebration of all things loud will be guitar virtuoso Steve Vai, STEELY DAN legend Donald Fagen,...
  • Rock star Eddie Money known for the hit songs Take Me Home Tonight and Two Tickets To Paradise...

    09/13/2019 10:26:56 AM PDT · by Morgana · 61 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | SEPT. 13, 2019 | Heidi Parker For Dailymail.com and Leah Simpson For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Rock star Eddie Money known for the hit songs Take Me Home Tonight and Two Tickets To Paradise dies at age 70 from esophageal cancer Eddie Money has died at the age of 70, his family has confirmed. The singer - best known for his hit songs in the 1970s Take Me Home Tonight, Two Tickets To Paradise and Baby Hold On - passed away at his home in Los Angeles, California, his publicist revealed. The singer died Friday following complications from stage 4 esophageal cancer, according to TMZ. He's had numerous health problems recently including heart valve...
  • Eddie Money, ‘Two Tickets to Paradise’ Singer, Dies at 70

    09/13/2019 7:33:21 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    Variety ^ | 09-13-2019 | By Shirley Halperin
    Eddie Money, the prolific singer and songwriter whose songs “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Shakin'” and “Take Me Home Tonight” soundtracked popular music in the 1980s, died Friday (Sept. 13). He was 70. A statement provided by his family reads: “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father. We cannot imagine our world without him. We are grateful that he will live on forever through his music.” Money recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with stage...
  • Eddie Money, RIP age 70

    09/13/2019 7:29:55 AM PDT · by BBQToadRibs · 18 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 09/13/2019 | Shirley Halperin
    Eddie Money, the prolific singer and songwriter whose songs “Baby Hold On,” “Two Tickets to Paradise,” “Shakin'” and “Take Me Home Tonight” soundtracked popular music in the 1980s, died Friday (Sept. 13). He was 70. A statement provided by his family reads: “The Money Family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning. It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our loving husband and father. We cannot imagine our world without him. We are grateful that he will live on forever through his music.” Money recently revealed that he had been diagnosed with stage...
  • Queens cops sting Broadway piano player who allegedly thought he lured 14-year-old for sex

    09/12/2019 5:10:46 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 34 replies
    Broadway World ^ | September 7, 2019 | Stephi Wild
    Broadway pianist Justin Brown, age 26, has been arrested for trying to have sex with a minor, according to the New York Post. Brown has worked as a rehearsal pianist for Dear Evan Hansen and King Kong. Brown began talking to someone who he assumed to be a 14-year-old boy on the dating app Grindr, when he was really talking to an undercover NYPD cop. He was arrested when he showed up to the Queens address with a backpack full of lubricant and condoms. His bail was set for $20,000 at Queens Criminal Court. Queens Acting District Attorney John M....
  • Texas Outsider Musician Daniel Johnston dies at 58

    09/12/2019 6:30:55 AM PDT · by Kriggerel · 8 replies
    BBC ^ | September 12 2019 | BBC
    Daniel Johnston, whose guileless, homemade recordings inspired dozens of musicians from Kurt Cobain to Lana Del Rey, has died at the age of 58. The songwriter and artist "passed away of natural causes" at his home in Texas, said his family in a statement.
  • The Who - No Politics, Just Music (Vanity)

    09/11/2019 7:06:25 AM PDT · by mmichaels1970 · 73 replies
    Vanity | 9/11/2019 | Self
    Sometimes things not mentioned are worth mentioning. We see post after post of political rantings and anti-Trump blather from entertainers, musicians, etc., that put a damper or flat-out ruin what we'd hoped would be a good time. I went to see The Who's "Moving On" concert yesterday and felt it was worth posting that there was not a SINGLE hint of anything political, anti-American, or anti-Trump anywhere throughout the event. We frequently repeat the mantra of "shut up and sing", and The Who did just that. This post isn't meant to be a review of the show itself. You can...
  • Vinyl Is Poised to Outsell CDs For the First Time Since 1986

    09/07/2019 9:08:03 AM PDT · by fidelis · 130 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | September 6, 2019 | Elias Leight
    Sales of vinyl records have enjoyed constant growth in recent years. At the same time, CD sales are in a nosedive. Last year, the Recording Industry Association of America’s (RIAA) mid-year report suggested that CD sales were declining three times as fast as vinyl sales were growing. In February, the RIAA reported that vinyl sales accounted for more than a third of the revenue coming from physical releases. This trend continues in RIAA’s 2019 mid-year report, which came out on Thursday. Vinyl records earned $224.1 million (on 8.6 million units) in the first half of 2019, closing in on the...
  • The Magnificent Linda Ronstadt

    09/05/2019 9:50:53 PM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 150 replies
    National Review ^ | September 5, 2019 | Kyle Smith
    At her concerts, Linda Ronstadt used to imagine that audience members were whispering to one another about what a terrible singer she was. She was an unusual rock star in several ways. Few others were as careful about keeping their distance from the insanity, and fewer turned away from arena adulation and the pop charts to do standards, operetta, and Mexican folk songs. Ronstadt was the most spectacular female singer of the rock era, her voice a thing of astonishing clarity and power and color. Due respect is here, in the documentary Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice. What...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Just Hangin' Cafe ~ 6 September 2019

    09/05/2019 5:59:49 PM PDT · by beachn4fun · 78 replies
    September 5, 2019 | Canteen Fairies and Gnomes
    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...