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ABBA on the ‘Great Deals’ Wall

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ABBA on the ‘Great Deals...

Selected ABBA CD's now on the GREAT DEALS WALL starting at $6.99 each. Get them while supplies last. ABBA are a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad. The group's name is an acronym of the first letters of their first names. They became one of the most commercially successful acts in the history of popular music, topping the charts worldwide from 1974 to 1982. Waterloo is the second studio album by ABBA, and the first released internationally. It was originally released in Sweden on 4 March 1974 through Polar Music. The album's title track won ABBA the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest and became a global hit, launching the group's career. ABBA is the third (second internationally) studio album by the Swedish pop group of the same name. It was originally released on 21 April 1975 through Polar Music and ...

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CHANCE TO WIN WHITEHORSE PRIZE PACK + CHEEKY MONKEY GIFT...

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CHANCE TO WIN WHITEHORSE PRIZE...

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO WIN a Whitehorse Prize Pack and a Cheeky Monkey $50.00 gift certificate. Simple stop into Cheeky Monkey and find one of the 5 Whitehorse Christmas ornaments hanging in various spots throughout the store. On the ornament you will find the website info to enter to win. (or CLICK HERE) Hurry and enter before the deadline of December 21st.

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KYP HARNESS on CD & book

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KYP HARNESS on CD & book

Wigford Rememberies, published in the spring of 2016, won the 2017 ReLit Award for Best Novel. Kyp Harness is back with a sophomore effort—The Abandoned. Among the strip malls, industrial parks and overpasses of Southwestern Ontario, the protagonist of The Abandoned is a young misfit with an overactive imagination and a heavy-drinking father, surrounded by bullies at school and wondering if he’ll ever be normal. He experiences first love with another high school student, Sherrie, and at the same time he meets his first friend, Russ. In pursuing Sherrie, Tim is drawn into a cult-like religious retreat, and his friendship with Russ takes a strange turn as the three teenagers confront their vanishing childhood New CD from Sarnia native, Kyp Harness - Review from Great Dark Wonder blog... With this, his 14th full-length album, Kyp Harness shares a collection of nine timely observations of our fraying society, rendered with all the wit, wisdom and ...

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December First Friday Rolling with BIG HIGHWAY

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December First Friday Rolling...

Big Highway at the Cheeky Monkey: Hip In Their Back Pockets Sarnia First Friday, December 7, 2018 by Brian Hay The first thing that was noticeable about the playing of Big Highway was the charge it contained. That was clear right from the opposite end of the store to the point where it jumped out at the listener. It was electrifying and invigorating, also a sign that it was going to be a good night. The second point was in how much they sounded like the Tragically Hip. What they were doing wasn’t an imitation — they were clearly their own band but the essence they channeled was, literally, pure Hip. It would almost have been eerie had the proceedings been somber but the band members were having too much fun for that to happen. The energy in their playing started in their basement. Or to put it another way, with their rhythm section. ...

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Trivia 2018 # 50

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Trivia 2018 # 50

December 14 ~ 1968 - Tommy James and the Shondells released "Crimson & Clover." ~ 1980 - Yoko Ono called for a 10-minute silent vigil around the world for John Lennon, her husband, who was shot to death six days earlier. Over 100,000 people went to Central Park in New York to honor the request. December 15 ~ 1977 - The Sex Pistols were denied visas to enter the U.S. only two days before they were to appear on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." ~ 2001 - Joe Walsh receives an honourary Doctorate of Music form Kent State December 16 ~ 1949 Billy Gibbons (of ZZ Top fame) was born ~ 1971 - Don McLean’s eight-minute-plus version of "American Pie" was released. December 17 ~ Paul Rodgers (of Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and most recently ofQueen + Paul Rodgers) was born ~ 1977 - Elvis Costello and the Attractions appear on NBC's "Saturday Night Live" in place of the ...

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December 2018 519 Magazine NOW IN @ Cheeky Monkey

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December 2018 519 Magazine NOW...

The December edition of 519 Magazine is hitting the streets this week. Check out the exclusive cover interview with Michael Bolton, who's bringing his orchestra tour to Caesars Windsor later this month. Also in the issue: The Tenors, Downchild, Steel Panther, Robbie G, British Beat 66, CPR of RYOT, The Next Generation Leahy, Nightingale Chorus Sarnia, Canada South Blues Society Windsor, Riverfront Theatre Company's A Christmas Peter Pan and Post Productions Another F***ing Christmas Play: A F***ing Musical. We also introduce Southwestern Ontario's only printed monthly event listings.

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Thin Lizzy on ‘Great Deals’ Wall

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Thin Lizzy on ‘Great...

Thin Lizzy were a hard rock band formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. Two of the founding members, drummer Brian Downey and bass guitarist and lead vocalist Phil Lynott, met while still in school. Lynott led the group throughout their recording career of twelve studio albums, writing most of the material. The singles "Whiskey in the Jar" (a traditional Irish ballad), "Jailbreak", and "The Boys Are Back in Town" were major international hits. Listed below are the current CD's that can be found on the Cheeky Monkey GREAT DEALS wall all for only $6.95 each. Get them while supplies last. Whiskey In The Jar is a compilation album by Irish rock band Thin Lizzy, originally released in 1996, covering the early part of the band's career. Vagabonds of the Western World is the third studio album by Irish hard rock band Thin Lizzy, released in 1973. It was the ...

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Trivia 2018 # 49

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Trivia 2018  # 49

December 7 ~ 1949 - Tom Waits was born. Known for his distinctive deep gravelly singing voice, his lyrics are characterized by their focus on characters living on the underside of U.S. society. His early music during the 1970s was primarily in the jazz genre, but later work moved towards blues, vaudeville, and experimental music. Waits was raised in a middle-class family in Whittier, California and then San Diego. Inspired by Bob Dylan and the Beat Generation, as a teenager he began singing on the San Diego folk music scene. Relocating to Los Angeles, he worked as a songwriter before signing a recording contract with Asylum Records. His first albums, the jazz-oriented Closing Time (1973) and The Heart of Saturday Night (1974), reflected his lyrical interest in nightlife, poverty, and criminality. Repeatedly touring the U.S., Europe, and Japan, he attracted greater critical recognition and commercial success with Small Change (1976), which ...

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Trivia 2018 – # 48

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Trivia 2018 – # 48

November 30 ~ 1929 - Dick Clark was born ~ 1969 - John Lennon was convicted of possession of cannabis and fined $360 in London. Yoko Ono, who was arrested with Lennon on October 18, was cleared of charges. December 1 ~ 1940 - Richard Pryor is born ~ 1957 - Three rock and roll acts made their debut on the Ed Sullivan Show: Buddy Holly & the Crickets ("That'll Be the Day" and "Peggy Sue"), Sam Cooke ("You Send Me"), and the Rays. December 2 ~ 1949 - Gene Autry's song "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer," hit the record charts. ~ 1983 - MTV aired Michael Jackson's "Thriller" video for the first time. ~ 1988 - Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, and Willie Nelson appeared on "Geraldo" to discuss "Sex on the Road." December 3 ~ 1948 - Ozzy Osboure was born ~ 1965 - In Sacramento, CA, Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) was shocked and knocked unconscious during a ...

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Lawrence House Concerts & other fun activities…

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Lawrence House Concerts &...

Saturday, December 1, the Lawrence House Centre for the Arts will remain open until 8 pm for late night holiday shopping after the Santa Claus Parade.  Join us for some warm cider and cookies and browse our great selection of hand knitted hats, scarves and mittens, beautiful jewelry, Christmas ornaments, holiday cards and one of a kind art all created by local artisans. For more events happening at The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts or details on events listed here, CLICK HERE  or call 519-337-0507

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