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  • Fred Parris of the Five Satins has died (vanity)

    He wrote this song in 1955 and the record was released in 1956. A classic of the fifties doo-wop genre.
  • Rock Legend Meatloaf Dead at 74

    01/21/2022 3:47:29 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 139 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 21, 2022 | Zachary Folk
    Legendary rock singer Meat Loaf has died, according to an announcement posted on his official Facebook page. He was 74. “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side,” the post said. “Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours.” Born Marvin Lee Aday in Dallas, Texas in 1947, Meat Loaf began acting and singing in school productions. He moved to Los Angeles after his mother’s death in 1965.
  • Meat Loaf dead at 74

    01/21/2022 12:44:19 AM PST · by CtBigPat · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/21/2022
    Singer and actor Meat Loaf has died at the age of 74, a representative for the musician confirmed on social media.
  • "Johann Bach" - original alt-rock, by Yours Truly

    01/20/2022 11:45:31 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 20 replies
    me, via Rumble ^ | 1/21/22 | me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    One of my older songs, remixed for Spotify. (I fixed it because it was baroque-en.)
  • STEALY DAN: Man accused of stealing guitar by putting axe down his pants

    01/20/2022 3:59:38 PM PST · by simpson96 · 46 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | 1/19/2022 | Kevin Connor
    York Regional Police are looking for help tracking down an alleged thief accused of stealing an $8,000 guitar from a Richmond Hill music store — by concealing the instrument in his pants. On Dec. 30, police were called to the music store in the area of Leslie St. and Elgin Mills Rd., E. Police learned that on Dec. 20 a male suspect entered the music store and allegedly stole a guitar by stuffing it down his pants. The guitar stolen was a Gibson Custom Shop 60th Anniversary ’59 Les Paul Standard electric guitar. The suspect who stole the guitar fled...
  • Ann Spurbeck, Symphony Violinist Who Played on 'Shaft,' Elvis Hessions, Has Died

    01/19/2022 5:57:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Yahoo News! ^ | Wed, January 19, 2022 | John Beifuss
    Ann Spurbeck was an "elegant grande dame" of the violin who played a record 52 years with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra while also playing on records by Elvis, Isaac Hayes and Al Green. For most of her life, she interpreted music by Bach, Beethoven and the other greats of European classical composition. But she also was a part of the vital new music being created in the town she called home. She performed on some of Elvis Presley's essential "comeback" recordings, after his 1968 television special, and she contributed expressive strings to Isaac Hayes' Oscar-winning "Theme from Shaft."
  • Rick Nelson - Garden Party live

    01/19/2022 4:31:36 PM PST · by FLNittany · 43 replies
    yousetube ^ | 1972 | Rick Nelson
    If plane crashes of singers are underrated - his was one of the tops. The guy was a genuine superstar. Probably bigger than Elvis at one time.
  • Folk Singer Hana Horká Dies of COVID After Deliberately Catching Virus

    01/19/2022 11:32:33 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 110 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 19, 2022 | Ben Cost
    Veteran folk singer Hana Horká died Sunday of COVID-19 after intentionally exposing herself to the virus in an ill-advised self-immunization attempt. She was 57 years old. The Czech musician’s passing was confirmed by her son Jan Rek, who told Prague Morning that she “preferred to catch the disease than get vaccinated.” SNIP “I survived… It was intense,” Horká wrote in the post, according to local news outlets. “So now there will be the theater, sauna, a concert… and an urgent trip to the sea.” “Life is here for me and for you too,” she added.Two days later, the folk artist...
  • BREVNER - "More of Us"

    01/19/2022 6:18:23 AM PST · by Robert DeLong · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jan. 4 2022 | BREVNER
    Great song about the vaccines, and mandates.
  • Daniel Radcliffe to Play ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic in Roku’s First Original Biopic Movie

    01/18/2022 2:53:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 51 replies
    Variety ^ | Zack Sharf
    Daniel Radcliffe is set to star as Grammy-winning musician ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic in the Roku original movie “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.” The film is Roku’s first original biopic and will be available to stream exclusively on The Roku Channel. The project is produced by Funny Or Die and Tango. Yankovic co-wrote the film’s script with Eric Appel, who is also set to direct the project. The official “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” synopsis from Roku reads: “The biopic holds nothing back, exploring every facet of Yankovic’s life, from his meteoric rise to fame with early hits like ‘Eat It’...
  • Big Daddy Kane Apologizes for Mistaking ASL Interpreter for Rowdy Concert-Goer

    01/17/2022 9:12:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    Yahoo News! ^ | Sun, January 16, 2022 | Megan Johnson
    "But see what y'all didn't see was this," said Kane, who flashed back to the video, which shows him shaking hands with Sanders after the song was over. On the video, Kane can be heard saying that "they didn't tell me what was going on" and telling the audience "understand and understood, I want everybody to enjoy it, you feel me?" Kane continued, explaining that the incident was simply a case of mistaken identity. "I've done a lot of crazy stuff in my life. But I would never try to disrespect an interpreter that's doing sign language for the deaf...
  • Sad Frosty dies updates – Cause of death for rapper and YouTube unknown as devastated fans post tribute to dead star

    01/17/2022 4:18:32 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | 18 Jan 2022 | Louis Allwood, Jennifer Korn
    RAPPER Sad Frosty has suddenly died aged just 24. The Texas-born star is understood to have passed away over the weekend as tributes began flooding in. The rapper’s Instagram account only has two posts. The first one was posted back in July 2021 with fellow rapper Chief Keef. The cause of the rapper's death is unknown at this time. Tributes from friends and fans of the rapper have flooded social media after the news of his passing, with “RIP Sad Frosty” trending on Twitter. “RIP Sad Frosty, so unexpected man,” wrote another user, along with photos of the rapper. The...
  • P. P. Arnold - "The First Cut Is The Deepest" (live, 1967)

    01/17/2022 3:24:58 PM PST · by simpson96 · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 11/04/2021 | Beat-Club
    Patricia Ann Cole (born October 3, 1946), known professionally as P. P. Arnold, is an American soul singer. Arnold began her career as an Ikette with the Ike & Tina Turner Revue in 1965. The following year she relocated to London to pursue a solo career. Arnold enjoyed considerable success in the United Kingdom with her singles "The First Cut Is the Deepest" (1967) and "Angel of the Morning" (1968).P. P. Arnold - "The First Cut Is The Deepest" (live, 1967)
  • Smoking and Covid masks in the movies - recent observations

    01/17/2022 10:49:42 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 35 replies
    Recent movies | 17 January 2022 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    I've watched a few online streaming movies recently and have noticed a big change in on aspect. A LOT of the actors/actresses are now smoking again. Apparently the tobacco industry has gone woke enough for the film industry to begin supporting them again even though we DO know that smoking can cause cancer. I find that ironic since the movie business at one time was rabidly anti-smoking. Why the change? Has to be something with the money flow. Another point. I have yet to watch a movie where any of the general public are wearing Covid masks. Maybe I'm vision...
  • Cowboys fans throw trash at their own team…

    01/17/2022 6:20:20 AM PST · by Red Badger · 100 replies ^ | January 17, 2022 2:22 am | Posted by Kane
    #Cowboys fans throwing things at their own players. Got this sent to me by one. Be better fans wow! — Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) January 17, 2022 VIdeo at link................ The final play… This is an awful play call and awful execution for @dallascowboys Awful — Dan Orlovsky (@danorlovsky7) January 17, 2022 Tony Romo’s call… The game-ending play for the Cowboys ⬇️ (via @NFL) — FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) January 17, 2022
  • Eric Burdon & The Animals - House of the Rising Sun (Live, 2011)

    01/16/2022 8:04:24 PM PST · by Bogle · 30 replies
    Eric Burdon Tribute Channel 11 ^ | September 7, 2011 | Traditional
    "Eric how can we begin to thank you...."
  • The Story of Black Betty by Ram Jam

    01/15/2022 7:41:57 PM PST · by FLNittany · 46 replies
    yousetube ^ | 70's | Ram Jam
    Here is the definitive video of this song. It was shot on LI in a back yard. Chicks, Harleys, big drum kits. Doesn't get much better than this: Black Betty in the back yard
  • Memories

    01/15/2022 10:31:20 AM PST · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    email from a friend | 1/15/2022 | unknown
    1. When did ''Little Suzie'' finally wake up? (a) The movie's over, it's 2 o'clock (b) The movie's over, it's 3 o'clock (c) The movie's over, it's 4 o'clock 2. ''Rock Around The Clock'' was used in what movie? (a) Rebel Without A Cause (b) Blackboard Jungle (c) The Wild Ones 3. What's missing from a Rock & Roll standpoint? Earth _____ (a) Angel (b) Mother (c) Worm 4. ''I found my thrill . . .'' where? (a) Kansas City (b) Heartbreak Hotel (c) Blueberry Hill 5. ''Please turn on your magic beam, _____ _____ bring me a dream,'': (a)...
  • Steely Dan Producer Discusses Firing Don Henley As “Peg” Background Vocalist

    01/14/2022 10:57:04 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 75 replies
    Interesting gossip out of the classic rock world today: apparently Steely Dan producer Greg Katz once had to fire the Eagles’ Don Henley from tracking vocals on Steely Dan’s 1977 hit “Peg.” And it’s still awkward. Musicians Review 2021: Billionaires' Race To Space Speaking to Ultimate Classic Rock, Katz talked about how both Steely Dan and the Eagles were tight, as they were both managed by Irving Azoff. “In the chorus, the backgrounds are sort of the lead,” Katz said. “It wasn’t like a [usual] background part.” And while the song was originally coming together, Katz and Donald Fagen talked...
  • "Until Next Time" - original jazz, by Yours Truly

    01/13/2022 11:17:12 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 5 replies
    me, via Rumble ^ | 01/14/2022 | me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    My latest song. Soon.