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Meningitis Scare

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Many in the nation recently faced the scary thought that if they were treated in a hospital and received medication, it was possible that they may have been a victim of the serial Hep C monster that stole syringes and medication and replaced them with his hep c version of killing the pain.   The […]

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DEATH TO THE MAJOR LABELS

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This morning I read a very interesting article by Music Attorney Dina LaPolt, who represents some high profile clients like Steven Tyler.   In part, the article states as follows: Besides marketing yourself and working on your tours, you must also understand the issues that will come up once you do get offered a record […]

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Live In The Vineyard – Music Event

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Once a year the best of the best in the music pop world gather in Napa, California for the annual Live In The Vineyard weekend of music, fine wine and food.   I guess you can think of it as a refined Woodstock event with wine & cheese. This year Live In The Vineyard will […]

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Fender Guitars Rock On

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Fender Guitars is an American Guitar Company that has its roots in the Great American Music Scene dating back to 1948 when radio repairman Leo Fender created that electric sound that has dominated the pop and rock wold.     Music greats like Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Pete Townsend, […]

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Lady Gaga Goes Solo on Howard Stern Show

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I don’t know . . . all the makeup and dressing up as a clown turned me off from listening to Lady Gaga’s music.   I thought it was it all manufactured songs, fancy dancing, lip syncing or the mark of another great producer. I was wrong.   She is one of the greatest solo […]

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Bob Dylan’s New Album “Tempest”

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50 years ago, Bob Dylan released his first album. This month Bob Dylan at the age of 71 releases his 35th album . . . “Tempest”.   While listening to his vocal performance on his single “Duquesne Whistle”, I couldn’t help but think of Righteous Brother’s Bill Medley’s track “Most of All You” in the […]

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Who Created Labor Day ?

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According to the US Department of Labor, it was a McGuire.   But which one, Matthew or Peter McGuire ? The real McGuire is Peter according to the big boys.   “According to legend, Peter McGuire stood before the New York Central Labor Union on May 12, 1882, to suggest the idea of setting aside […]

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Boys will be Boys !

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Its all fun and games in football.   Here are a couple funny vids to lighten your sports day.  

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The Ron Paul Movement

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When Ron Paul visited the University of South Florida in Tampa on Sunday, a crowd of 10,000 and counting let him know how much they loved him and appreciated his fight for the American people.   Like a hero, Ron Paul received “cheers and thunderous applause”, as reported by the Christian Science Monitor. However, after […]

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MARRIAGE – Man v Woman

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Thanks for sharing Vincent W: Marriage (Part I ) Typical macho man married typical good-looking lady, and after the wedding, he laid down the following rules: ‘I’ll be home when I want, if I want and at what time I want — and I don’t expect any hassle from you. I expect a great dinner […]

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Ron Noyes Band – Playing Hard !

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Last year around this time, an independent artist rose from the streets of New Hampshire to Main Street USA with its pop track “Shelter”.   That band is the Ron Noyes Band (“RNB”).   Produced by Tony Coluccio from Global Media Music, Shelter broke on Sirius XM The Pulse and was voted in the top […]

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“Serial Infector” of Hep C Hits 7 States

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Imagine, you go into a hospital to be treated for a serious heart condition, and you find out during recovery that you didn’t receive the medication you needed and paid for, and an employee of the hospital infected you with Hep C. That is exactly what happened in Exeter Hospital in NH.   To date, […]

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Bob Babbitt Legendary Bass Player – RIP

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This morning legendary bass player Bob Babbitt of the Motown Funk Brothers passed away. Bob will be remembered for working with the best of the best that include: Marvin Gaye’s “Mercy Mercy Me and “Inner City Blues”. Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed and Delivered”. Gladys Knight’s “Midnight Train To Georgia”. Smokey Robinson’s “Tears Of A Clown”. […]

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Andy Griffith – RIP

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Andy Griffith died today at the age of 86.   Andy was known as the Sheriff of the little country town of Mayberry on the Andy Griffith Show featuring other great actors . . . Don Knotts as Deputy Sheriff Barney Fife, and Ron Howard who played his son. The Andy Griffin Show dominated TV […]

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Its Tough Getting Old

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Its tough getting old.   Here are some pictures that make getting old, a little bit more fun.

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How to Sing the National Anthem – Chilling !

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Many well know artists try to sing the National Anthem, and usually get punished by the press for their poor performance. Finally, here is a lesson on how it should be performed by 5 Texas sisters, ages 6 – 9 years old, at their first public event at the Texas Tech vs. Texas basketball game, […]

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Can You See This Happening today?

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My good friend Vincent W, a fly boy himself, shared this Memorial Day Kodak moment ! Shortly after WWII a guy named Art Lacey went to Kansas to buy a surplus B-17. His idea was to fly it back to Oregon, jack it up in the air and make a gas station out of it. […]

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Go Ahead . . . Push the Button

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Ok, Friday and the long Memorial Day Weekend are almost here.   This will help you get through Thursday. You just never know what might happen next time you go out for a quiet cup of coffee! See what happens when the guy on the bike presses the red button ……..

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United Breaks Guitar Song

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Never underestimate the power of a song! A musician named Dave Carroll recently had difficulty with United Airlines. Dave spent over 9 months trying to get United Airlines to pay for damages caused by baggage handlers to his custom Taylor Guitar. During his final exchange with the United Customs Relations Manager, he stated that he […]

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The Brand New – America’s Got Talent

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When NBC announced that Howard Stern would be joining as a judge on the family show  “America’s Got Talent”,  the attack was on by others to prevent this unthinkable act of treason upon the American Public. Was it the same Howard Stern that berates people and invites strippers on his radio show ? Like many […]

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Motown Sound by the Funk Brothers

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Everyone loved the Motown sound.   It was a style of music by itself that was the standard in the industry.   But the question is, why ? Simple . . . the FUNK BROTHERS.   The FUNK BROTHERS were the house band for Motown from 1958 – ’70′s.   They created the Motown Sound […]

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Remembering Drummer Frankie LaRocka

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On May 12, 2005 a good friend died.   His name is Frankie LaRocka (aka Frankie LaRocca) from Staten Island, New York. I was thinking of Frankie as I came across his mass card pinned up on my wall.   The short story, Frankie was a legendary drummer, turned A&R Director, back to drumming before […]

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Four Worms In Church

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A Minister decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Sunday sermon. Four worms were placed into four separate jars. The first worm was put into a container of alcohol. The second worm was put into a container of cigarette smoke. The third worm was put into a container of chocolate syrup. The […]

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Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys – DOD 5/4/12

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Sadly, Adam Yauch (aka MCA) of the Beastie Boys died today at the age of 47.   Diagnosed with a cancerous salivary gland in 2009, Adam stayed upbeat and tried to beat this illness over the years. The Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last month.   Adam was […]

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What Not to Say to Your Wife

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One evening a husband, thinking he was being funny, said to his wife, ‘Perhaps we should start washing your clothes in ‘Slim Fast’.   Maybe it would take a few inches off of your butt!’ His wife was not amused, and decided that she simply couldn’t let such a comment go unrewarded. The next morning […]

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