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Trivia Q & A # 39 – 2015

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Trivia Q & A # 39 –...

Q.   Who wrote Status Quo's hit song 'Rockin All Over The World'? A.  John Fogerty (formerly of Creedence Clearwater Revival) It made its debut on Fogerty's second solo album (John Fogerty) in 1975. Status Quo recorded their own, heavier arrangement of Fogerty's song for their 1977 album Rockin' All Over the World. During the recording of Status Quo's music video to the song, bassist Alan Lancaster was living in Australia. He had refused to return to the UKfor the recording, so he was replaced by a dummy with a bass guitar in the video. At Live Aid, Status Quo began their set (and thus the event itself, being the opening band) with "Rockin' All Over the World" which first became an unofficial anthem for the event when the BBC used it to advertise their TV coverage. Coldplay performed a portion of the song at Live 8, with lead singer Chris Martin singing the chorus ...

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ARTISTS – Call for Entries – Gallery in the...

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ARTISTS – Call for...

Call for Entry! Share with Artists and Friends. For more details find a brochure at the Gallery or art shops and libraries in the area. December 31, 2015 is last date to register For regulations and entry form CLICK HERE

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October 2015 Nugget of a First Friday

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October 2015 Nugget of a First...

Sarnia's First Friday Celebration October 2015: El Camino at The Cheeky Monkey Review and  Photos By Brian Hay One of life's lessons: Things don't always go as planned. That was the situation for the owners of the Cheeky Monkey and the members of El Camino on Friday night. Singer and rhythm guitarist Scott Whyte had been fighting laryngitis all week and was just beginning to get his voice back. Cancelling would have been understandable but it wasn't what anyone wanted to do. Playing could be done, but sparingly. The trio opted to go for it. Another lesson: If the band isn't giving up the audience shouldn't either. [Scott] Whyte may have felt like he was having to bribe his vocal chords to keep him company but his musical skills and understanding of the songs wasn't diminished in the least. He has good control over his pitch so his singing was still even and wanting to ...

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Theatre Sarnia OPEN AUDTIONS for 33 VARIATIONS

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Theatre Sarnia OPEN AUDTIONS...

Oct. 15 & 16 open auctions for upcoming Theatre Sarnia produciton of 33 VARIATIONS

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THE SHOW WITH DAVID BURROWS # 204

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THE SHOW WITH DAVID BURROWS #...

Published on Sep 29, 2015 Episode #204 Opening Segment: Race to Erase a HUGE success! www.racetoerase.com The Victoria Playhouse Petrolia announces 2016 season. www.thevpp.ca The Entertainment Scene: Eli Martin from 'Marinol Nation' talks about the release of their 3rd CD. Eli shares how his life is written in to the music and how he is very proud to support local. 'Marinol Nation' also has an upcoming show at The Trinity Lounge on October 24th. In The Community: 'STOP GAP' Natalie Normand from 'Breaking Barriers to Business' talks about a new 'FREE' program available to businesses in Sarnia-Lambton. Creating accessibility for everyone in Sarnia-Lambton. www.stopgapsarnialambton.ca Closing Segment: Future Combat STars of MMA coming to 'RUSTIC' www.futurecombatstars.com FIrst Firday with El Camino at Cheeky Monkey www.cheekymonkeysarnia.ca Adam Hobbs and Friends preparing for a "LIVE" show on October 15th. www.TVSN.ca for more events in Sarnia-Lambton.

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Inspirational Documentary in the works…

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Inspirational Documentary in...

Our talented friend Dwayne Cloes has been busy once again with his video camera. A while back, he did a documentary on Cheeky Monkey called "The Last Record Store." CLICK HERE to view. Now he has trained his lens on local musician D'Arcy Krumholtz. The film is a work in progress, but just this first part is inspirational to say the least. Give it a look and watch for more to come.

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DNA MEDIA – LAST SUNDAY broadcast with ADAM MINER

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DNA MEDIA – LAST SUNDAY...

The last Sunday of every month take a listen to the new broadcast focusing on our amazing local  music scene of today and days gone by.  Hosted and archived by Sarnia's very own ADAM MINER; musican, producer, owner of DNA Media.  With his extensive knowledge of our thriving music scene, Adam's show is informative and entertaining.  Take a listen to 'LAST SUNDAY'.     EPISODE # 1 - Broadcast August 30, 20.15 - CLICK HERE EPISODE # 2 - Broadcast September 27, 2015 - CLICK HERE

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Trivia Q & A # 38 -2015

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Trivia Q & A # 38 -2015

Q. Canadian born singer songwriter Andy Kim had a mega hit on both sides of the Atlantic in 1974 with the song 'Rock Me Gently'. His biggest hit however was a song he wrote for another band years earlier. The song was the 'Billboard single of the year' in 1969 and also spent eight weeks at number 1 in the UK charts. Can you name the tasty ditty? A.  "Sugar, Sugar" by the Archies was produced by Jeff Barry, and the song was originally released on the album Everything's Archie. The album is the product of a group of studio musicians managed by Don Kirshner. Ron Dante's lead vocals were accompanied by those of Toni Wine (who sang the line "I'm gonna make your life so sweet"), and Andy Kim. Together they provided the voices of the Archies using multitracking. Upon its initial release, Kirshner had promotion men play it for radio ...

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Polaris Prize 2015 – Canadian Music Award for talent...

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  MA note - The Polaris Music Prize is a music award annually given to the best full-length Canadian album based on artistic merit, regardless of genre, sales, or record label Photo by Dustin Rabin   Buffy Sainte-Marie’s Power In The Blood Wins 2015 Polaris Music Prize SEPTEMBER 21 2015 · BY AARON BROPHY ( on www.polarismusicprize.ca) Polaris Music Prize Gala 2015 Winner Buffy Sainte-Marie Carlu, Toronto - September 21, 2015. Photo by Dustin Rabin Polaris Music Prize Gala 2015 winner Buffy Sainte-Marie. Photo by Dustin Rabin Buffy Sainte-Marie has won the 2015 Polaris Music Prize for the album Power In The Blood, besting the nine other albums on the Polaris Short List. Sainte-Marie performed the songs “Power In The Blood” and “Carry It On” during her Polaris Gala set. The Prize, which goes to the best Canadian album of the year based on “artistic merit without regard to genre, sales history or label affiliation,” was determined by a Grand Jury ...

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The Show with David Burrows # 203

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The Show with David Burrows #...

Published on Sep 23, 2015 Opening Segment: Some special birthday shoutouts. Fiddler on the Roof is an over the top success! www.thevpp.ca The Entertainment Scene: A local band from Sarnia is preparing for their first public performance. Pistols @ Noon is preparing to open for 'Highway Jones' on October 17th at Liquid Johnny's The new Sarnia local band talks about their music, and what they have planned for the future. In The Community: 'Art Under The Glass' in support of 'The Inn of the Good Shepherd' is once again inviting the community to participate in their annual event. Jim Wynne, a local artist and committee member for the event, shares details for this important community event. Apps with Mark Russell: Let's talk about the weather. 'Myradar' www.markrussellsarnia.com The Sarnia-Lambton Video Events Calendar & more. Special event and concert announcements. More details at www.TVSN.ca (The Video Show Network)

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