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On Defining One Hit Wonders

Those who read my blog are likely at least somewhat aware of my fondness for one-hit wonders [1].  What is it that makes a group a one-hit wonder, though?  As is often the case when it comes to defining group … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: R. Stevie Moore

If you are like most people, you probably wonder who R. Stevie Moore is.  You probably wonder if he has any popular nicknames or if he was a part of a popular band, but neither of those is the case.  … Continue reading

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Like Horses In The City

This morning while I was getting ready for work, I had a somewhat random thought as I sometimes do.  Maybe I should listen to that Nina Gordon debut album, as it’s been a while since I heard it.  “Tonight And … Continue reading

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Single Review: Everybody Jam! (EP)

Everybody Jam!, by Scatman Jack I really have to thank Todd In The Shadows for introducing me to this artist.  I had never heard of Scatman Jack before watching one of his one-hit wonder retrospectives, and in the course of … Continue reading

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On The Delicate Art of Aging Gracefully

Late last week Eminem dropped a surprise album that was appropriately titled Kamikaze.  In the album, he rips at all of the people who didn’t like his last album and thought he had fallen off.  In his 40’s, Eminem is … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Jethro Tull

At first glance, Jethro Tull would not be an obvious choice for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Yet, it should be noted that they are among the bands I most consistently get messages for telling me to add … Continue reading

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I Just Want To Fuh You

For most of the last week, when listening to Spofity I have seen the promotion of a new song by Paul McCartney.  This song is called “Fuh You.”  Before discussing this song and its context, I think it is worthwhile … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Music History

A Student’s Guide To Music History, by R.J. Stove Although I deeply love music history, I must admit I read few books on it [1].  It is especially rare for me to read books on music history that attempt to … Continue reading

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The Facts Don’t Care About Your Feelings: The Eagles vs. Michael Jackson

As someone who writes a fair amount relating to the subject of music history, including the classic rock of the 1970’s [1], I am very familiar with the music of the Eagles.  It would be hard not to be familiar … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Case Of @ChartData

Who is @chartdata?  As someone who probably spends more time on Twitter than is probably good for me, one of the many feeds I follow is one by Chart Data that posts information about songs and albums and artists that … Continue reading

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