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Top Ten Songs This Week In 1976

It’s hard to believe, but here’s how much things cost in 1976, our country’s BICENTENNIAL YEAR….

08/01/2012

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Rock Flashback: “Nilsson Schmilsson”

In 1968, both [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]John Lennon[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] were asked to name their favorite American artist. They responded with the same name: [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nilsson[/lastfm]. Brooklyn-born singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson had covered “She’s Leaving Home” on his […]

12/01/2011

The Top Ten This Week — 1976

Thanks to Retna Pictures — Kiki Dee and Elton John It was the bicentennial year.  A big July 4th 200th birthday celebration of our country (1776-1976) highlighted the summer of 1976.  The political campaigns were […]

08/14/2010

This Day in Rock ‘n’ Roll History plus MONDAY Rock Birthdays!

[lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] dissolved his group [lastfm]Wings[/lastfm] in 1981. “Joe DiMaggio Day” was held at New York’s Yankee Stadium as [lastfm]Paul Simon[/lastfm] sang “Mrs. Robinson” in his honor, April 25th, 1999…”Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio, […]

04/25/2010

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