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Trivia # 15 – 2019

Q. Whose single ‘Glad All Over’ knocked the Beatles’ ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ off the top of the UK charts in 1964? A. The Dave Clark Five were an English rock and roll band formed in Tottenham in … Continue reading

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Trivia # 14 – 2019

Q. Which later-to-be-famous solo singer and guitarist toured as a member of the Beach Boys in the mid 60s? A. Glen Travis Campbell (April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017) was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, television host, and actor. … Continue reading

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2019 Record Store Day Another...

Roland & I wish to thank all the customers who stopped in to shop on Record Store Day.  It was quite the event.   We had 100’s of exclusive releases to offer plus free gifts for everyone and a snack table.  … Continue reading

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RECORD STORE DAY 2019 INFO&...

 FRIDAY, APRIL 12th UPDATE… One more sleep!!!   A few reminders to everyone… We are open regular hours on RSD – open at 9:30 am until 5:30 pm.   We know everyone is excited to find the exclusives, but keep in … Continue reading

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Rockin April First Friday with...

London based, well technically Mount Bridges based, rock band Brother Leeds proved to be even better than anticipated. The 4 piece normally hard rock group brought it down a notch for the Cheeky Monkey audience doing an array of mostly … Continue reading

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Trivia 2019 # 13

Q. What famous ‘two-fingered’ jazz guitarist died in 1953? A. Django Reinhardt – born Jean Reinhardt (23 January 1910 – 16 May 1953) was a Belgian-born Romani-French jazz guitarist and composer, regarded as one of the greatest musicians of the … Continue reading

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Local musicians nominated for...

As reported by Blackburn News… BY MELANIE IRWINAPRIL 4, 2019 7:15AM @MIrwinCHOKNews Three Sarnia musicians have been nominated for Country Music Association of Ontario awards. Singer-songwriter Eric Ethridge, who signed an international recording and publishing deal last November, has been … Continue reading

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Last Record Store Documentary...

Over the months of August and September 2014 good friend,  talented musician, and now documentarian, Dwayne Cloes has been filming and editing a documentary about Cheeky Monkey – and us, Roland & I who are in essence – Cheeky Monkey. … Continue reading

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Trivia 2019 # 12

Q.  What is the origin of the Beastie Boys name? A.  In an interview on The Tonight Show in October 2018, Mike D stated that the Beastie name is an acronym. It stands for “Boys Entering Anarchistic States Towards Inner Excellence”. The Beastie … Continue reading

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Theatre Sarnia Encore...

Theatre Sarnia’s production of Girls Like that has been selected as the best play in Western Ontario and will be competing in the Theatre Ontario Festival in Richmond Hill in May. As well as being selected to compete at the provincial competition  … Continue reading

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