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America’s premiere R&B vocal group and Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductees, The Coasters, have had one incredible, miraculous, astounding ride in the music business. Less of a group and more of an institution, The Clown Princes of Rock & Roll established themselves six decades ago, and in that time have seen many musical   Read More …

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The historic “Motown 25” concert will be airing on TV later this month for the first time since its 1983 debut. The landmark TV special that featured the world premiere of Michael Jackson’s moonwalk, reunion of The Supremes, The Miracles or The Jackson 5 will be broadcast on February 28th as part of public televisions’ celebration of   Read More …

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The Footlighters Club of Florida will stage an all-star tribute to Neil Sedaka as entertainer of the year. He will receive The Connie Francis Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Connie Francis on Thursday, February 12th 2015 at 12 noon at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida and the event is open to   Read More …

Categories: News, Then and Now

Cornell University psychological scientist Carol Lynne Krumhansl set out to explore just how our early musical memories intersect with, and shape, our other autobiographical memories. She also wanted to see how music is transmitted from generation to generation, and to explore whether this pattern may have changed along with dramatic cultural shifts of the past   Read More …

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The classic Motown groups The Temptations and The Four Tops were guests at the White House on Friday afternoon. The two group performed shortened versions of their hits My Girl and Ain’t No Woman (Like the One I Got) before joining a group of White House carolers for a rendition of Winter Wonderland. Also while   Read More …

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Esoteric Recordings are releasing the 50th Anniversary edition of “The Magnificent Moodies”, the 1965 debut album by The Moody Blues. Now associated as being pioneers of progressive and orchestral rock, the Moody Blues had another life between 1964 – 1966, as one of Britain’s foremost Rhythm and Blues influenced acts. With a line-up of Denny   Read More …

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Ray Davies says he has no problem with touring with the Kinks, he just can’t get his brother Dave over one hurdle. Rolling Stone talked to Davies, telling him his brother Dave is afraid to do a reunion tour because he was afraid it would become a Ray Davies show. ‘I don’t understand what that’s   Read More …

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Over the past two decades, producer Ralph Sall has assembled all-star albums honoring everything from Saturday-morning cartoon themes to the Grateful Dead. In 2003, he decided to embark on his biggest project yet: a massive Paul McCartney tribute record. “I never realized this would take me 10 years,” Sall says. The Art of McCartney, a   Read More …

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Adding to the series of Eric Clapton reissues, Marshall Blonstein’s Audio Fidelity will be releasing Eric Clapton’s Rainbow Concert on 180gm limited edition Vinyl LP and Time Pieces on Limited Edition Hybrid SACD. Other than one appearance in August 1971 at George Harrison’s Concert for Bangladesh, Eric Clapton had not been heard from until Pete Townshend   Read More …

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