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Trivia 2019 # 4

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Trivia 2019 # 4

What is the better known stage name of Robyn Fenty? Robyn Rihanna Fenty is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, and actress. Born in Saint Michael, Barbados, and raised in Bridgetown, she was discovered by American record producer Evan Rogers in her home country in 2003. Throughout 2004, she recorded demo tapes under the direction of Rogers and signed a recording contract with Def Jam Recordings after auditioning for its then-president, rapper and hip hop producer Jay-Z. In 2005, Rihanna rose to fame with the release of her debut studio album Music of the Sun as well as its follow-up A Girl like Me (2006). Both albums peaked within the top ten of the US Billboard 200 and respectively produced the successful singles "Pon de Replay", "SOS" and "Unfaithful". Recognized as a pop icon, Rihanna is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with 280 million records sold worldwide. Rihanna is ...

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Trivia 2019 # 3

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Trivia 2019 # 3

Q. Which singer was known as Little Miss Dynamite? A. Brenda Lee (born Brenda Mae Tarpley; December 11, 1944) is an American performer and the top-charting solo female vocalist of the 1960s. She sang rockabilly, pop and country music, and had 47 US chart hits during the 1960s, and is ranked fourth in that decade surpassed only by Elvis Presley, the Beatles and Ray Charles. She is known for her 1960 hit "I'm Sorry", and 1958's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree", which has become a Christmas standard. At 4 ft 9 inches tall (approximately 145 cm), she received the nickname "Little Miss Dynamite" in 1957, when she was 12, after recording the song "Dynamite" and was one of the earliest pop stars to have a major contemporary international following.

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Trivia 2019 # 2

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Trivia 2019 # 2

Q. What is the name of the Terry Jacks song from 1974 that inspired future songwriters such as Kurt Cobain of Nirvana A. "Seasons in the Sun" is an English-language adaptation of the song "Le Moribond" by Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel with lyrics rewritten by American singer-poet Rod McKuen. Terry Jacks recorded "Seasons in the Sun" in Vancouver in 1973 with his then-wife Susan Jacks (who went under the name The Poppy Family). They made the decision to record the song when The Beach Boys, who had recorded a version with Terry Jacks producing, decided to abandon their recording. The single soon topped the record charts in the U.S., in Canada, and the UK, selling over 14 million copies worldwide. Jacks's version was released in the United States in December 1973, and made the Billboard Hot 100 a month later. On March 2, 1974, the song began a three-week run at number ...

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AUDITIONS: Lambton Young Theatre Players – Emperor&...

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AUDITIONS! The Emperor’s New Clothes Lambton Young Theatre Players will be holding auditions January 21st, 22nd, and 23rd for their Spring Production, THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES. Based on the traditional story by Hans Christian Anderson, this new adaptation is full of fun, silly situations, larger-than-life characters, and is certainly fit for the times we live in. “I’ve always loved this tale,” says writer/director, Nancy Keys. “On top of the obvious moral of the story, the comic foolishness and posturing by the so-called “important” people is hilarious, and the elaborate craftiness of the two thieves who seek to swindle the Emperor by pretending to weave a magical cloth is brilliant. I can’t promise that the Emperor in this production won’t have a comb-over, but I can promise a very colourful, funny, and entertaining show for big kids and little kids of all ages.” Young people between the ages of nine and eighteen years are welcome to ...

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AUDITIONS – Theatre Sarnia Wizard of Oz

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AUDITIONS – Theatre...

Choir Auditions! Come to the auditions dates but don't worry about the acting or dancing portions  

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TOP SELLERS OF 2018 @ Cheeky Monkey

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TOP SELLERS OF 2018 @ Cheeky...

TOP SELLING VINYL RECORDS OF 2018 @ CHEEKY MONKEY # 10 - TRAGICALLY HIP - Fully Completley # 9 - PINK FLOYD - The Wall # 8 - NIRVANA - Nevermind # 7 - THE BEATLES - Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band # 6 - THE BEATLES - Abbey Road # 5 - DONOVAN WOODS - Both Ways # 4 - TRAGICALLY HIP - Up To Here # 3 - LED ZEPPELIN - 2 # 2 - PINK FLOYD - Dark Side of the Moon # 1 - GREAT VAN FLEET - Anthem of The Peace Army TOP SELLING CD'S OF 2018 @ CHEEKY MONKEY # 10 - ALICE IN CHAINS - Rainer Fog #   9 - QUEEN - Absolute Greatest Hits #   8 - MICHAEL BUBLE - Love #   7 - ERIC CLAPTON - Happy Christmas #   6 - QUEEN - Bohemian Rhapsody (movie soundtrack) - DVD & BluRay due Feb. 12 - pre-order yours at Cheeky Monkey NOW #   5-  GRETA VAN FLEET - From The ...

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EMINEM – KAMIKAZE

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EMINEM – KAMIKAZE

If all the greatest artists of the moment release surprise albums, why not Eminem? After "Revival" which has divided despite some hits like "Walk On Water" with Beyoncé and "River" with Ed Sheeran, Eminem surprises his world with "Kamikaze", a new project of 13 tracks. As the name of the album suggests, Marshall Mathers does not expect to spare anyone. If Dr. Dre wears the executive producer cap as always, "Kamikaze" sees Eminem collaborating with star producers Mike Will Made It (Kendrick Lamar, Future, Beyoncé, Jay Z), Boi-1Da (Drake, Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey), Tay Keith (Drake, Blocboy JB, Key Glock) or Ronny J (XXXtentacion, Lil Pump, Denzel Curry). At the microphone, Eminem returns more upset than ever and we find with pleasure the technical prowess and the piques assassins of the one often considered by fans as the best rapper in the world. As guests, nothing surprising: his friend always Royce Da ...

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January 2019 First Friday Tastiness with Me & Mr. Smith

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Sarnia First Friday: Notes by Me and Mr. Smith Settle in an Exquisite Zone at the Cheeky Monkey by Brian Hay From the start this gig conveyed the sense that all was right with the world. Or at least it was in the Cheeky Monkey. Transparently clear notes from the guitar of Nick Swan and silky tones from the voice of Lise Michaud were as much a caress as they were a delivery of sounds that transported listeners to a place where harmonious tranquility was dominant. It was a lovely space, the perfect answer to the bustle of the holidays, a trying day at work or just a day of the blahs that typifies the winter season. (For this writer it was the last one but that’s not important). From any perspective it’s clear this duo is on to something. Nick Swan is a deeply sensitive guitarist who combines impeccable rhythmic timing with ...

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Trivia 2019 # 1

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Trivia 2019 # 1

Q. Which Canadian band leader, famous for New Year's Eve music, made it to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 list with "It's Love-Love-Love"? A. Guy Lombardo was born in London, Ontario in June, 1902. His orchestra played at venues around North America, but is most famous for New Year's Eve radio and television broadcasts from 1929 through the mid-70s where they always played "Auld Lang Syne". His hit song "It's Love-Love-Love" arrived on the Billboard chart on April 6, 1944, lasting a total of ten weeks on the chart, peaking at number one for two weeks. The song was included in the film Stars on Parade (1944). The Platters included the song on their album Song for the Lonely (1962).

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VINYL RECORD FANS – IMPORTANT INFO

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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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