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Trivia 2018 # 27

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Trivia 2018 # 27

July 6 ~ 1925 - Bill Haley was born ~ 1957 - John Lennon and Paul McCartney were introduced to each other July 7 ~ 1940 - Ringo Starr was born Richard Starkey ~ 1967 - The Monkees opened a national tour with Jimi Hendrix as the opening act. July 8 ~ 1958 - The first gold record album was presented by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The award went to the soundtrack "Oklahoma!" ~ 1998 - The Roy Orbison Estate filed a $12 million royalty suit against Sony Music Entertainment Inc. July 9 ~ 1995 - Grateful Dead perform their final show,at Chicago's Soldier Field ~ Jack White was born ~ 1955 - The Bill Haley & His Comets single "Rock Around the Clock" hit #1 on Billboard's Pop charts. This was the first time a rock and roll recording accomplished this feat. July 10 ~ 1947 - Arlo Guthrie was born - 1942 - Ronnie James Dio was born ~ 1968 ...

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THE BEATLES tote bag DEAL

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THE BEATLES tote bag DEAL

While supplies last - The Beatles cloth tote bag... perfect size for carrying home your Cheeky Monkey purchases ONLY $12.99 each OR - get it for $4.96 with the purchase of any new vinyl record at Cheeky Monkey Is made of black cotton with Abbey Road cover silhouette in silver with small inside pocket.

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Trivia 2018 # 26

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Trivia 2018 # 26

June 29 ~ 1968 - Pink Floyd, Jethro Tull and T.Rex play Hyde Park's (UK) first free rock festival ~ 1957 - Buddy Holly recorded the song "Peggy Sue." June 30 ~ 1975 - Cher and Gregg Allman were married. Cher filed for a divorce nine days later, however they remained married until 1979. Her divorce from Sonny Bono became final five days earlier. ~ 1998 - The Lucinda Williams album "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road" was released. (MA note - great album if you like roots/rock) July 1 ~ 1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on "The Steve Allen Show." He was told not to dance and Allen had him sing "Hound Dog" to a real basset hound wearing tails. After the show Elvis was FURIOUS at Steve Allen and swore to never do his show again. In later years, when asked about this appearance, Elvis said “it was the most ridiculous appearance I ever did ...

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DAWES – PASSWORDS

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DAWES – PASSWORDS

On the group's sixth album, Passwords, inspiration pulls guitarist/ singer Taylor Goldsmith, drummer Griffin Goldsmith, bassist Wylie Gelber, and keyboardist Lee Pardini into their most universal, topical territory to date. This is a record about the modern world: the relationships that fill it, the politics that divide it, the small victories and big losses that give it shape. Taylor's writing is personal at points – the result of his recent engagement, which lends a sense of gravity and self-reflection to album highlights like "Time Flies Either Way" and "I Can't Love" - but it also zooms out, focusing not on the director himself, but on everything within the lens. 

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NINE INCH NAILS – BAD WITCH

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Nine Inch Nails will release Bad Witch on June 22, completing the trilogy that began with 2016’s Not The Actual Events and 2017’s ADD VIOLENCE. 

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PANIC! AT THE DISCO – PRAY FOR THE WICKED

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PANIC! AT THE DISCO –...

"After being away in New York for months doing Kinky Boots, I just wanted to hang out at home when I got back to LA. I was so revved up that I asked some friends to come over to my home studio to help me write about all the incredible things I've experienced the last couple of years," said Brendon Urie, Panic! At The Disco frontman. "Pray For The Wicked is my 'thank you' to our fans and the most fun I've ever had making album." Pray For The Wicked follows Panic! At The Disco’s critically acclaimed fifth album, Death Of A Bachelor, which was released on January 15, 2016 via Fueled By Ramen/DCD2 Records. The album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart and was nominated for Best Rock Album at the 2017 GRAMMY® Awards. The RIAA platinum selling release was the highest selling rock album and ...

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YUKON BLONDE – CRITICAL HIT

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Yukon Blonde return with their fourth studio record Critical Hit The album features the singles “Crazy” which received radio support from X92, Peak, Indie88, Proud FM, CBC R-2, Live88.5, Edge, and more New single, “Love The Way You Are”, is already gaining adds at Edge, Indie88, Peak, Live88.5, and CBC R-2 Summer tour dates include Canadian Music Week, CBC Music Fest, Gateway Music Fest, Skookum Festival, and more to be Announced 

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THE CURE – MIXED UP

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THE CURE – MIXED UP

Remastered 3 -CD Deluxe Edition Featuring 16 Brand New Mixes By Robert Smith And 11 Rare Mixes From 1982-1990 Robert Smith has remastered the Cure's 1990 compilation of Remixes, 'Mixed Up', and has expanded the Deluxe Edition with a 2nd disc of long deleted remixes from 1982 to 1990 and a 3rd disc containing 16 brand new Remixes done by himself, 'Torn Down: Mixed Up Extras 2018'. With the Disintegration album and its accompanying global Prayer Tour, 1989 had delivered a triumphant end to the 80s, but the first year of the 90s found The Cure unexpectedly unsettled. Determined to keep up the momentum of the band’s ongoing success, but knowing there were internal tensions to address before heading back into the studio, Robert Smith decided on a different course of action; curating an album of the band’s rarer 12” mixes. As work on Mixed Up progressed, Smith realised that some ...

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THE RECORD COMPANY – ALL OF THIS LIFE

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The band continues with their signature gritty, rock & roll, blues sound on All Of This Life, their second studio album on Concord Records, slated for release on June 22nd. This album incorporates the band’s organic style, but provides a richer, full expanded sound using Boulevard Recording Studio and mixes by Mark Needham (The Revivalists, Blue October, Newsboys, Fleetwood Mac, The Killers, Imagine Dragons, etc…). This album is comprised of stories about moving through difficult times in life. 

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Trivia 2018 # 25

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Trivia 2018 # 25

June 22 ~ 1948 - Todd Rundgren was born ~ 1963 - The Surfaries single "Wipe Out" was released ~ 1969 - Blind Faith's first and only LP was released June 23 ~ 1923 - June Carter Cash was born ~ 1970 - Chubby Checker and 3 others were arrested in Niagra Falls after marijuana and unidentified drug capsules were found in Checker's car. June 24 ~ 1944 - Jeff Beck is born ~ 1947 - Mick Fleetwood is born ~ 1975 - Alice Cooper fell off the set of his "Welcome To My Nightmare" tour in Vancouver and broke six ribs. June 25 ~ 1972 - Led Zeppelin play L.A. Forum, recordings released 31 years later on 'How The West Was Won'.  Guitarist Jimmy Page considers Led Zeppelin at this point to have been at their artistic peak, as is mentioned in the album's liner notes. In an interview he gave to The Times newspaper in 2010, when asked which performances from Led Zeppelin's career stand ...

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