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Happy (belated)birthday Wanda Jackson!

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 3:44 pm (UTC+0)
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Ever hear of rockabilly singer  Wanda Jackson ? Well, if you have,  it should come as no surprise that the pioneering female rocker just celebrated her 75th birthday October 20thright where you’d expect: onstage. And if you don’t know Wanda and her music, well, let me introduce you. It’s the perfect time, too as Wanda’s  […]

Baseball and The Bee Gees

Posted October 25th, 2012 at 12:17 pm (UTC+0)
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By Doug Levine It’s World Series time and there’s a lot of excitement for this great event featuring the Detroit Tigers and San Francisco Giants.  Like many of my fellow baseball fans here in DC, I too was on the edge of my seat pulling for our Washington Nationals to win their divisional playoff series.  […]

“Tunnel Of Love” At 25

Posted October 22nd, 2012 at 6:36 pm (UTC+0)
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By Ray McDonald Bruce Springsteen’s “Tunnel Of Love” is my go-to Springsteen album. I find myself returning to it time and again. Here was a superstar at his most vulnerable, pouring his heart out during a desperate, confusing moment in his life. Well, just a couple weeks ago – October 9 – “Tunnel Of Love” […]

The British Are Coming…Again

Posted October 15th, 2012 at 4:21 pm (UTC+0)
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I have a theory: the U.S. is in the midst of another British Invasion. Of course, there was that first one back in the 18th Century, but musically, the first “British Invasion” began in 1964 with The Beatles, then expanded to include dozens of other acts – many of whom are now in the Rock […]

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