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Posts Tagged ‘Blues’

TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 4/19/21 – RECORD STORE DAY!

They all smelled pretty weird in an oddly pleasant way, a combination of dust, vinyl, cardboard and whatever the guy behind the counter from some foreign country, you don’t know which one, was having for lunch, something you never ate in your life. The aisles were crooked […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 2/13/21 – WORLD RADIO DAY!

Maybe video killed the radio star, but no invention has yet to replace radio itself, so today we mark WORLD RADIO DAY! This is not a celebration of Marconi, Faraday, Hertz, Orsted, Ampere, Henry, Maxwell, Stubblefield or Popov, all of whom seem to have a claim on […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 11/16/19 – BIRTH OF THE BLUES DAY!

On November 16, 1873, The Blues was born in Florence, Alabama when William Christopher Handy made his debut, wailing like the Bluesman we celebrate on NATIONAL BIRTH OF THE BLUES DAY! W.C. Handy, called The Father of The Blues, learned to play music in secret from his preacher […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/20/20 – RUNAROUND SUE DAY!

Words and music by Dion Di Mucci and Earnest Maresca, arrangement by Jeff Funk. Who, you say? What song you talking about? Talking about Dion, of course, formerly of Dion & The Belmonts, who went solo in 1961 to pursue a more edgy brand of Rock & […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 9/14/20 – TUTTI FRUTTI DAY!

It was the last 15 minutes of a New Orleans recording session on September 14, 1955, and Little Richard had one more song up his sleeve. He had just spent an hour rewriting the lyrics with Dorothy La Bostrie, changing the original “dirty” lyrics from “good booty” to […]

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TODAY’S NATIONAL DAY, 8/20/20 – RADIO DAY!

bedeepbedeepbedeepbedeep… this just in: It’s NATIONAL RADIO DAY! Drive time news, Top 40 hits, Oldies stations, NPR, Jazz, Classical, Grunge, Alternative, Blues, ballgames or angry guy talk shows, we’re still big radio people, no matter what else they invent. Before television, there was a Golden Age of […]

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