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March 10, 1964

March 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1964, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel recorded the acoustic classic ‘The Sound of Silence’. The record company would later add electric guitar, bass [...]

March 1, 1810

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On this day in 1810, composer Frederic Chopin was born in Zelazowa Wola, a small village in Warsaw, Poland. A renowned child prodigy, he would go on to be recognized as one [...]

February 18, 1959

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On this day in 1959, Ray Charles recorded ‘Whay’d I Say’ in New York City. The song had evolved in concert as a call-and-response between Charles and his [...]

February 17, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash recorded ‘Girl From The North Country’ together at CBS Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. The track would appear on [...]

February 16, 1991

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On this day in 1991, The Simpsons were at No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart with ‘Do The Bartman’. The song, which was written by Michael Jackson and Bryan [...]

February 7, 1964

February 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1964, The Beatles were greeted by more than 5,000 fans as they arrived in New York at JFK Airport – the band’s first time in [...]

Beg, Borrow, and Steal :: Six

January 23, 2013 // 0 Comments

Alex Haight here, reporting by telegraph/Amish cellphone to the civilization above. . . . It’s been a month after the supposed end of days. With no sign of outside [...]

Beg, Borrow, and Steal :: Five

December 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

By my estimate, Canada now ranks 4th in the world for producing (or overproducing) bands who look more like bearded/pixie girl librarians than creative forces of rock! Just [...]

It’s All Happening :: Storm Sandy Playlist

October 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Mother Nature is raging outside, Hurricane Sandy is pissed, but you’re cozy inside with your iTunes, records, or at least an iPod. How should you weather the storm? [...]
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