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Trivia 2018 # 23

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Trivia 2018 # 23

June 8 ~ 1940 - Nancy Sinatra was born ~ 1974 - Rick Wakeman announced he was leaving Yes. Patrick Moraz replaced him on August 18. (MA note - to celebrate of 1 week Anniversary, we went to see Rick Wakeman at Cobo Hall Detroit. Was 2nd concert of my life) June 9 ~ 1915 - Les Paul was born - Lester William Polsfuss, known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar. Paul taught himself how to play guitar, and while he is mainly known for jazz and popular music, he had an early career in country music. He is credited with many recording innovations. Although he was not the first to use the technique, his early experiments with overdubbing (also known as sound on sound), delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects and multitrack recording were among the first to attract widespread attention. His innovative talents extended into his playing style, including licks, trills, chording sequences, fretting techniques and ...

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El Camino Revving Up June First Friday

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El Camino Revving Up June...

What a wonderful June First Friday it was at Cheeky Monkey thanks entirely to the local 5 piece band El Camino. I have to admit, the store was so busy, I was not able to fully listen to the band.  Having said that, a few songs really caught my attention and brought back fond memories of my younger years.  Music, played well has that magical ability.  Two songs in particular really stood out for me.  James Taylor's 'Fire and Rain' and Cat Stevens 'Wild World' were outstanding.  I was evidently not alone in enjoying the band seeing how many people lingered to hear them play. It is hard to critique individual members since together they create such sweet sounds.  The original core members of singer/rhythm guitarist Scott Whyte, lead/ rhythm player Marvin Eskritt and percussionist Steve Bird where enhanced by newer members  Lise Jordan on keyboards/vocals and Glen Perry on bass guitar. We sincerely hope ...

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VINYL RECORD FANS – IMPORTANT INFO

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VINYL RECORD FANS –...

With the popularity of vinyl records on the increase, it's important to educate new converts to the format of the proper care and handling of their records. Records require a lot of special handling to insure that they last and stay in good condition. The following is a place to start. Hopefully as a record collector you want to keep your records in the best possible condition as possible. In order to do so, there are a few essential things to keep in mind. Cleaning the Vinyl It is very important to keep the vinyl record itself clean. Due to the vinyl record's tendency to easily build up static electrical charges, it becomes a virtual magnet for dust. It is recommended that you buy a brush for your records and use it on them every time before you play them and before you put them back in their covers to ensure they're not being ...

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Fun Art ACTIVITIES @ Greenafish

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Fun Art ACTIVITIES @...

Nothing scheduled at this time. Greenafish is located at 140 N Christina St. – Entrance on Cromwell Sarnia, Ontario N7T3A2 Canada www.greenafish.com check out our Birthday Parties

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JONATHAN DAVIS – BLACK LABYRINTH

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JONATHAN DAVIS – BLACK...

It would be nearly impossible to mistake anyone else for Jonathan Davis. A true original, the Bakersfield, CA singer, songwriter, composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist indelibly impacts millions as frontman for alt-metal/rock game-changers KoRn—whose accolades encompass two GRAMMY® Award wins, worldwide sales of 40 million-plus, and countless sold out shows in nearly every corner of the globe. Throughout over 20 years in music, his presence coursed through the film scores, contributions to popular video game franchises, and official  remixes for the likes of Steve Aoki and more. Along the way, he lent his voice to tracks for everyone from Linkin Park to Tech N9ne. However, 2018 sees him doing something he has yet to do: release his first solo album. Writing and recording on the road, he played guitar, keys, and anything else he could get his hands on. Moreover, the music was primarily record live. Led by the single “What It Is,” it ...

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FATHER JOHN MISTY – GOD’S FAVORITE CUSTOMER

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FATHER JOHN MISTY – GOD&...

Written largely in New York between summer 2016 and winter 2017, Josh Tillman’s fourth Father John Misty LP, God’s Favorite Customer, reflects on the experience of being caught between the vertigo of heartbreak and the manic throes of freedom. God’s Favorite Customer reveals a bittersweetness and directness in Tillman’s songwriting, without sacrificing any of his wit or taste for the absurd. From “Mr. Tillman,” where he trains his lens on his own misadventure, to the cavernous pain of estrangement in “Please Don’t Die,” Tillman plays with perspective throughout to alternatingly hilarious and devastating effect. “We’re Only People (And There’s Not Much Anyone Can Do About That)” is a meditation on our inner lives and the limitations we experience in our attempts to give and receive love. It stands in solidarity with the title track, which examines the ironic relationship between forgiveness and sin. Together, these are songs that demand to know either real ...

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TAMI NEILSON – SASSAFRASS!

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TAMI NEILSON BLENDS HER POWERHOUSE VOCALS AND SLYLY SUBVERSIVE LYRICS WITH A GORGEOUS VINTAGE SOUND ON HER STYLISH NEW ALBUM, SASSAFRASS! The award-winning singer delivers a dynamic set of twangy rock ’n’ soul music out June 1st on Outside Music. She's back, the gloves are off and she is coming out swinging. Tami Neilson won’t be staying New Zealand’s secret for much longer. For the past decade, the Canadian-born, New Zealand-based singer/songwriter has been the queen of her adopted homeland’s country and roots music scenes. She has picked up a handful of Best Country Album awards at the New Zealand Music Awards and won the prestigious APRA Silver Scroll for excellence in songwriting. With her new album, SASSAFRASS!, Neilson takes a giant step forward. On this 11-track knock-out, she places a heavier emphasis on soul music without abandoning her country and rockabilly roots. Neilson conjures up a wonderfully retro style that sounds like it ...

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BOB MARLEY on the ‘Great Deals’ Wall

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BOB MARLEY on the ‘Great...

Selected Bob Marley CD's are now at special reduces prices, while supplies last.  Prices starting at $6.95 each.  Selection includes one DVD  ~ UPRISING LIVE! DVD - Capturing Bob Marley's last ever tour before his tragically early death, the Uprising Tour of 1980 spanned both Europe and the US.  This live show from Dortmund's Westfalenhalle was filmed for the famous German music TV series Rockpalast on June 13th 1980, featuring Bob Marley on superb form. Expertly delivering a set of hit singles and classic album tracks, Marley's energetic, charismatic performance includes 'I Shot the Sheriff,' 'Get Up, Stand Up' and 'No Woman, No Cry' and the film has been substantially restored to a high level. ~ Rastaman Vibration released on 30 April 1976. The album was a great success in the US, becoming the first Bob Marley release to reach the top 10 on the Billboard 200 chart (peaking at number 8), in addition ...

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Trivia 2018 # 22

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Trivia 2018 # 22

June 1 ~ 1983 - Talking Heads released album Speaking in Tongues. Speaking in Tongues is the fifth studio album by the band Talking Heads. Following the band's split with producer Brian Eno and a short hiatus which allowed the individual members to pursue side projects, recording began in 1982. It became the band's commercial breakthrough and produced the band's first (and only) American Top 10 hit, "Burning Down the House", which was accompanied by a promotional video. The album's tour was documented in Jonathan Demme's film Stop Making Sense, which generated a live album of the same name. (The concert film and live album's title comes from the repeated phrase "Stop making sense!" during the song "Girlfriend Is Better".) In addition, the album crossed over to the dance charts where it peaked at number two for six weeks. It is also the group's highest-charting album on the American Billboard ...

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Theatre Sarnia Auditions – EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL

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Theatre Sarnia Auditions &...

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL AUDITIONS Great Lakes Dance Academy Studios 2nd Floor of the Lochiel Kiwanas Centre 180 College Ave. North, Sarnia JUNE 8, 6:30-9:30pm JUNE 9, 1:00-4:00pm CALLBACKS: June 10 *You must be 18+ to audition for this show due to mature content* *Due to time constraints in our season’s scheduling, if you have been cast in Theatre Sarnia’s production of “Legally Blonde The Musical” or “Miracle On 34th Street”, you cannot be cast in this production* Please prepare at least one song to sing (preferably) from the show; please bring sheet music (full score can be downloaded here) or a backing track. Please wear comfortable clothes and prepare to be taught some choreography. Please prepare to read some selected sides from the script. (Full script can be downloaded here). Download Score Here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pTzvoxrHlpPpaKASopJjJevA0k-KuRb4/view?usp=sharing Download Script Here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TTDRU5ezoU4WybVmSSzUitOzOd2NtGg4/view?usp=sharing ROLES & VOCAL RANGES ASH (male, college age) G3-B5 CHERYL (female, college age) G3-D5 SHELLY / ANNIE (female, dual role, can play 20-30) A3-D5 LINDA (female, college age) B3-E5 SCOTT (male, ...

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