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THE BAND – on ‘GREAT DEALS’ WALL –...

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While supplies last selected CD's from THE BAND at Special Low prices. The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group including Rick Danko (bass guitar, vocals, fiddle), Garth Hudson (keyboards, accordion, saxophone), Richard Manuel (keyboards, drums, vocals), Robbie Robertson (guitar, vocals), and Levon Helm (drums, vocals, mandolin, guitar). Their time backing Bob Dylan was when they first reached prominence (as well as providing The Band their name), but they were originally formed as The Hawks, a backing band for rockabilly singer Ronnie Hawkins. They joined Hawkins one by one between 1958 and 1963. The Band is the second studio album by the Band, released on September 22, 1969. It is also known as The Brown Album. According to Rob Bowman's liner notes for the 2000 reissue, The Band has been viewed as a concept album, with the songs focusing on people, places and traditions associated with an older version of Americana. Thus, ...

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ECLECTIC CHRISTMAS FOR DEC. FIRST FRIDAY AT CHEEKY MONKEY

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Prose And Song For December’s Sarnia First Friday: John Gardiner and Karen Morand At The Cheeky Monkey by Brian Hay There’s times when the Cheeky Monkey seems tailored to showcase the fact that some of the most interesting things in the world of music fall outside of the mainstream. With author John Gardiner reading from his collection, ‘Memories For Sale — Tales From A Small Town’, and musician Karen Morand performing between his narratives this was one of those times. Together, they illustrated the connection between literature and music in a way that showed how close that bond really is. John Gardiner’s prose is concise and to the point. Redundancies, run-on sentences and embellishments that would bog narratives down have been assiduously avoided. That spareness creates a directness that stimulates listeners to explore the layers surrounding the text whether they be listening or reading. His subjects resonate with the lives of anyone who’s ...

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Introduction to FLK Taoist Tai Chi Winter – January...

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An Introduction to Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi® Arts ... at the Sarnia Community of Christ Church, 1104 Leckie Drive on Monday Jan 6 at 11:00 am and Tuesday Jan 7 at 7:00pm. The first class will follow the demonstration. ... at the Camlachie Community Centre 6767 Camlachie Road from 7:00pm to 9:00pm Tuesday January 7 ... in the basement of the Christ Anglican Church 414 Oil Street in Petrolia from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Tuesday Jan. 7 ... at the St Andrews Presbyterian Church 437 Colborne Dr. in Corunna from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Wedensday Jan 8 Come and learn how FLK Taoist Tai Chi® can improve your health. Admission is free. For more info, please call (519) 344-0346.

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2019 Record Store Day BLACK FRIDAY

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IT'S COMING!!!! Record Store Day BLACK FRIDAY is on November 29 and yes we will be loading up on the exclusive releases. Keep in mind we do not take orders ahead of time for these items. That is partly because, despite ordering pretty much every title, we do not know until the deliveries come in what we are getting exactly (yes they are that limited & exclusive). Plus we have signed a pledge saying we will not take pre-orders and we take it seriously. We do however, encourage you to look at the list in the link below to get an idea of what we might be getting in and let us know what interests you. CLICK HERE for listing of the Canadian & International releases we will be ordering from. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 UPDATE... A WORD ABOUT a couple of BLACK FRIDAY TITLES... THE WEEKND My Dear Melancholy. This title ...

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B.B. King on ‘Great Deals’ wall 2019

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B.B. King, was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that influenced many later electric blues guitarists. King was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, and is one of the most influential blues musicians of all time, earning the nickname "The King of the Blues", and is considered one of the "Three Kings of the Blues Guitar" (along with Albert and Freddie King). King performed tirelessly throughout his musical career, appearing on average at more than 200 concerts per year into his 70s ~ Blues on the Bayou is the thirty sixth studio album by B. B. King, released in 1998. In the CD liner notes, B.B. King writes: "Of the many records Lucille and I have had the pleasure of recording over the years, this one is especially close to my heart. ...

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BIG HIGHWAY At Full Speed for Nov. First Friday

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Sarnia First Friday, November 2019: Big Highway Gives Their Fiery Delivery A Return Visit To The Cheeky Monkey by Brian Hay Watching a good band play live is always a treat. When they’re in top form it’s even better. Whether the members of Big Highway were working harder to compensate the fact that lead vocalist James McNaule was fighting a cold or excited because their bassist Dave Johnston was about to become a Grandfather for the first time, or both (or neither) is impossible to say. Whatever the cause their delivery was powerful, often searing, and, at times, close to incendiary. One factor that was clearly making them jump was the drumming of Ric Brown. His playing was crisp, tight and razor-sharp. On key beats his notes were so well centred that his mates seemed to be catapulted off of them. Brown’s rhythm partner, Dave Johnston, was lock/step on everything he did, reacting ...

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Johnny Cash on the “Great Deals Wall”

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Specially selected Johnny Cash CD's now on the 'GREAT DEALS WALL' for as low as $4.87. Get them while you can - supplies are limited. John R. "Johnny" Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author. He is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. His genre-spanning songs and sound embraced country music, rock and roll, rockabilly, blues, folk, and gospel. This crossover appeal won Cash the rare honor of being inducted into the Country Music, Rock and Roll, and Gospel Music Halls of Fame. American Recordings is the 81st album by the country singer Johnny Cash. It was released on April 26, 1994. The album marked the beginning of a career resurgence for Cash, who was widely recognized as an icon of American music but whose record sales had suffered during ...

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Trivia Q & A # 42 – 2019

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Q. Who is rapper Kendrick Lamar named after? A. Born Kendrick Lamar Duckworth in Compton, California. He was named after Motown singer Eddie Kendricks, who co-founded The Temptations. At eight years old in 1995, Lamar watched Tupac Shakur and Dr. Dre film the original video for "California Love" in Compton. Years later, Dre would become his mentor. Another connection with Dre is Lamar and the good doctor both attended the same high school: Compton's Centennial High School. Lamar occasionally goes by the name K-Dot, a throwback to his pre-famous rap beginnings. Lamar's rider includes some Polo socks. His grandma used to tell him, "You ain't got to take a shower for four days, but put some fresh socks on and you'll feel better about yourself." His 2017 album DAMN. lost the Album of the Year Grammy to Bruno Mars, but it won the Pulitzer Prize for music, which had gone to a classical or ...

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Brazilian Bossa Nova singer Fernanda Cunha CD’s

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NOW AVAILABLE AT CHEEKY MONKEY BRASIL CANADA CANTA FILO MACHADO Fernanda Cunha is a brazilian singer. She comes from a musical family. Her mother was a singer and her aunt, Sueli Costa, is a well-known composer in Brazil. She began performing in 1997 at various clubs around Rio de Janeiro. Fernanda made her first Canadian appearance at the Yardbird Suite in 2005 and has been a regular performer in Canada from coast-to-coast-to-coast ever since: Vancouver Island and the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Alianait Arts Festival in Nunavut and Jazz Yukon series;  Edmonton International Jazz Festival , University of Toronto and other venues. She also has presented clinics/workshops at Mohawk College in Hamilton(Ontario) with Pat Collins trio and at Camthra Secondary School in Mississauga(Ontario), and a 1 week residency performing concerts at long-term care facilities as well as in local schools(kindergarten through secondary) in Qualicum Beach(BC) as part of the Harvest of Music Festival. In 2009, ...

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Winner of Bill Walters art work draw

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Winner of Bill Walters art...

We had an in-store draw that ended on August 31, 2019 for a chance to win a Bill Walters original artwork. Happy to say the winner is a young lady that is a regular customer. Congratulations Nicole Allan.

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