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Sgt. Pepper: Why So Popular?

By 1966, The Beatles were tired of touring and the quality of their musicianship had deteriorated. During a performance in Japan, their audience was polite and restrained. The Fab Four could hear their own voices as they performed, a rareity. … Continue reading

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Thank You, Chuck Berry

  Chuck Berry is born: 10/18/26. Married Themetta “Toddy” Suggs in 1948; were married 68 years. Chuck Berry: “It amazes me when I hear people say ‘I want to go out and find out who I am.’ I always knew … Continue reading

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Glenn Miller to Lady Gaga

I grew up in the 1940s and 1950s. The first music I heard came from Big Bands’ tunes being playing on 78 records. They reminded my parents of the music they danced to in their youth. There were many bands, … Continue reading

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UNFORGETTABLE LYRICS

Name That Tune was a television quiz show.  It ran, off-and-on, from 1952 – 1985.  Contestants guessed the name of songs from a few notes of melody.  Prizes were cash. We are going to play something similar.  Unfortunately, the only prize … Continue reading

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