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Trivia Q & A # 44 – 2015

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Trivia Q & A # 44 –...

Q. Which solo artist also had UK top ten hits with Queen, Mick Jagger and Bing Crosby? A. David Bowie WITH QUEEN - UNDER PRESSURE: In the US, this was on Queen's Greatest Hits album and released as a single at the same time. It was not released on a UK album until 6 months later, when it was included on Hot Space. Brian May recalled to Mojo magazine October 2008. "It was hard, because you had four very precocious boys and David, who was precocious enough for all of us. David took over the song lyrically. Looking back, it's a great song but it should have been mixed differently. Freddie and David had a fierce battle over that." WITH MICK JAGGER - DANCING IN THE STREETS: This was originally a hit for Martha & the Vandellas in 1964. Bowie and Jagger covered it for the Live Aid charity at the insistence of Bob ...

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Record Store Day BLACK FRIDAY 2015

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Record Store Day BLACK FRIDAY...

YES, Cheeky Monkey is once again a participant of Record Store Day - BLACK FRIDAY 2015 edition on Friday, November 27th. And IT'S BIGGER BADDER AND MORE BRILLIANT THAT ANY BLACK FRIDAY THAT HAS COME BEFORE!!!!!  CLICK HERE to see proof - we are listed on the official RSD website. As with RSD, we order virtually everything that is being offered, but we don't know exactly what we will end up getting since they are all limited editions.  To be in the advance know of what we do get, if you haven't yet,  signed up for our weekly e-newsletter through our website HOME page.  Same goes for RSD that will be on Saturday, April 16, 2016.  Subscripers get an early heads up of titles. FROM RECORD STORE DAY OFFICIAL WEBSITE... Ah, Black Friday. Even if you’re averse to the crowds and the crazy, there is a great place to go shopping on that day after American ...

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BOB DYLAN – BEST OF THE CUTTING EDGE BOOTLEG #12

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Columbia Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release Bob Dylan’s The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12 on Friday, November 6, 2015. The latest chapter in Columbia/Legacy’s highly acclaimed Bob Dylan Bootleg Series focuses on the legendary studio sessions that produced Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde On Blonde, the trilogy of album masterpieces which secured Dylan’s reputation as a songwriter and performer of unprecedented depth, power and originality while significantly impacting the course of popular music and culture. All recordings included in The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12 are pristine transfers and mixed from the original studio tracking tapes. Importantly, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12 provides a rare exploration into Dylan’s creative process in the studio, allowing fans to experience another side of Bob Dylan through the evolution of his songs and recordings from this truly groundbreaking period. The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series ...

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THE BEATLES – 1 CD-DVD-BLURAY

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Beatles 1+ Deluxe Edition Celebrates the Sight & Sound of The Beatles in 50 Films & Videos After The Beatles stopped touring, and because travelling around the globe to promote new releases was impossible, the band increasingly made what could be described as “mini movies”. These pioneering promotional films and videos helped to define the way we have come to watch music, not least because The Beatles approached filming with the same ease and innovative spirit they brought to the recording studio, exploring new creative possibilities with infectious delight. Showcasing the band’s filmed work to accompany their 27 No.1, U.K. and U.S. singles, The Beatles 1 is newly restored and expanded in multiple configurations for global release on November 6 by Apple Corps Ltd/UMG. The 27‐track CD/DVD and CD/Blu‐ray pairs beautifully restored videos for each song, with new stereo and 5.1 Dolby Digital and DTS HD surround audio mixes. The brand new Beatles 1+ celebrates their career in over 200 ...

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HEDLEY – HELLO

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HEDLEY – HELLO

CANADIAN MULTIPLATINUM POPSTARS HEDLEY RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘HELLO’ NOVEMBER 6 Canada’s multiplatinum hit‐makers Hedley return with the release of their sixth studio album Hello on November 6. Hello features the infectious first single “Lost In Translation”. Hedley’s previous full‐length album, Wildlife (2013) is approaching double platinum. That album features some of the band’s biggest hits (“Anything”, “Crazy For You” and “Heaven In Our Headlights”) and earned them the distinction of being THE most played artist on Canadian radio in 2014.  

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BRENNA WHITAKER – BRENNA WHITAKER

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The first new artist Foster has agreed to develop and produce since discovering Bublé! New release from Verve Records‐ Brenna Whitaker, Produced by David Foster As a child growing up in Kansas City, Brenna Whitaker fell in love with the music of jazz and blues singers from the past. After landing her first professional theater job at age 11, moving to New York City on her own to study with Broadway veterans at age 17, Whitaker headed to L.A. and started setting up a series of residencies. When the W Hotel opened in Hollywood in 2010, Brenna Whitaker and The Little Big Band quickly became the band‐inresidence, with Whitaker defying all Hollywood‐nightlife convention by creating, producing, and directing an incendiary show with a timeless feel that was jam‐packed every Sunday night. These series of residencies attracted fans like Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, and Michael Bublé and caught the attention of Verve Records chairman and 16‐time Grammy Awardwinner David Foster. Whitaker ...

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ELLIE GOULDING – DELIRIUM

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ELLIE GOULDING WILL RELEASE HER NEW ALBUM ON NOVEMBER 6TH ! Standard album includes 16 new tracks including the new smash single “On My Mind”, Deluxe is in Digi-pack with 22 tracks and the vinyl is Double vinyl This new album follows the Platinum smash album “Halcyon” that spawned the hit singles “Burn”, “Anything Could Happen”… Full Canadian tour in 2016 – Massive US TV appearances around album launch.

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BILLY GIBBONS – PERFECTAMUNDO

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Concord Records is releasing Perfectamundo on November 6, 2015. It’s the debut solo album from Billy Gibbons, ZZ Top guitarist/vocalist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, who is backed by a handpicked group of musicians dubbed The BFG’s on this unique outing. As the title may suggest, the album takes on a bit of an Afro‐Cuban flavor that may come as a surprise to some Gibbons fans and followers. Even before the blues‐rock/hard‐rock great’s first recordings back in 1967 with the Moving Sidewalks, his legendary pre‐ZZ Top Houston psychepunk garage band, Gibbons studied Latin percussion in Manhattan with none other than its preeminent virtuoso, “Mambo King” Tito Puente, a friend of Billy’s bandleader dad. Puente taught the young Gibbons the essential Latin rhythms via conga, bongo, maracas and, most importantly, timbales. “Banging away on ‘em came back like riding on a lost bicycle,” Gibbons relates of his return to the genre by way of ...

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NATALIE MERCHANT – PARADISE IS THERE

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Nonesuch Records releases Natalie Merchant's Paradise Is There: The New Tigerlily Recordings on November 6, 2015. This collection of all-new recordings revisits Merchant's multi-platinum solo debut, Tigerlily, originally released in 1995 following her departure from 10,000 Maniacs. The new release is accompanied by a documentary DVD. The memoir-style film contains live performances, archival footage, and interviews with musicians, friends, and fans about the influence the songs of Tigerlily have had over the past 20 years. Tigerlily was described by the New York Times in 1995 as "an anomaly in a music scene in which reckless female performers reign supreme." The album sold more than five million copies worldwide and featured the popular hit singles "Carnival," "Wonder," and "Jealousy." Paradise Is There presents the songs as they have evolved over the past two decades of live performance. Joining Merchant on the album, which she produced herself, are her longtime band members Gabriel Gordon (guitar), Jesse Murphy (bass), Uri Sharlin (piano & accordion), and Allison Miller (drums), as well ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 209 -Happy Birthday

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Nov 3, 2015 Episode #209 - CELEBRATING 4 YEARS! Opening Segment: Hallowe'en recap. The Entertainment Scene: First Friday always has lots of activity. This month we visit The Lawrence House. Melissa Upfold talks to David about 'Spoken Word' a monthly event open to the public to share, poetry, music and readings. In The Community: K106.3 FM morning show host, 'MAX MAJOR' is preparing for a fun live streaming event at Lambton Mall. Max and friends will be gaming through the night in support of 'Noelle's Gift'. Check out all the fun details. www.playingforcharity.com Apps with Mark Russell: This week Mark talks about 'Mobile Passport'. Closing Segment: Win tix to see 'Finger Finger Eleven (F11)​ at 'Rustic'!

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