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And The Winner Is…

Posted January 7th, 2013 at 5:41 pm (UTC+0)
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by Ray McDonald If you listened to music in 2012, you had a lot of company. Nielsen SoundScan and Nielsen BDS, the leading data information systems in the United States entertainment industry, just came out with their year-end sales figures. According to Nielsen’s David Bakula,  “Overall music purchases surpassed 1.65 billion units in 2012, up […]

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“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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