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Ed Sheeran Joins a Fan to Sing his song at a Mall

Ed Sheeran Makes a Habit of Shocking his Fans Ed Sheeran shocked the life out of a fan at a Canadian shopping mall. He heard his song being sung by a young girl on a stage at the centre of … Continue reading

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There is Now Only One Small Face

Ian McLagan of The Small Faces Joins Ronnie and Steve. It was so sad to hear that Ian McLagan passed away on Wednesday, after suffering a stroke. Ian was most well known as the keyboard player for two of my … Continue reading

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Save the Last Dance for Doc

You May not Have Heard of Doc Pomus but His Music is the Soundtrack to Our Lives. One of the most popular dance songs of all time was written by a man with Polio, who could not dance. Doc Pomus … Continue reading

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Death of The Poet, It’s All Over Now

Soul Legend Bobby Womack Dies at 70 I was shocked and stunned to hear about the death of Bobby Womack this morning. I knew that he had had health problems in recent years, but I thought that he had recovered. … Continue reading

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Rock Icon Lou Reed Dies on Long Island

It was sad to read today that long time rock icon Lou Reed passed away on Sunday. At the time of writing Rolling Stone Magazine did not know the cause of death, but it has been reported elsewhere to be … Continue reading

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Blues and Soul Singer Bobby Blue Bland Dies at 83

It seems that we have posted far too many of these obituaries lately, but unfortunately we are in an era when the originators of the most powerful forms of music are reaching their time. It was sad to hear of … Continue reading

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Two Great Names Leave Us

Womack and Presley Join the Heavenly Chorus This week saw the passing of two great names of popular music. Cecil Womack was most famous for his success in the 80’s, in partnership with his wife Linda Womack as Womack and … Continue reading

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Deep Purple Keyboard Player Jon Lord dies in London

NineMSN reports that Jon Lord, founder member and keyboard player for classic rock band Deep Purple, has died in London. Jon Lord's distinct Hammond organ was as much part of the Deep Purple sound as Richie Blackmore's guitar or Ian Gillan‘s vocals. … Continue reading

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Chancellor Connection For Daryl Hall

The British Telegraph Newspaper reports that the most famous half of Hall and Oates is related to their own Chancellor of the Exchequer. I have been a fan of Daryl Hall and Hall & Oates for many years but I … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary

50 Years since The Rolling Stones First Gig “Is everybody ready?” “Ladies and Gentlemen the greatest rock and roll band in the world, The Rolling Stones.” The famous intro from The Rolling Stones 1970 live album Get Yer Ya-Yas Out! … Continue reading

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