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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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2018 Polaris Prize LONG List announced…

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2018 Polaris Prize LONG List...

... and a Sarnia native is on it..  Read all the way to the bottom t see who it is. The Polaris Prize Long List Nominees Jun 15, 2018 by FYI Staff 0 At a press event at The Drake in Toronto yesterday, The Polaris Music Prize announced the 40 albums on the 2018 Long List. A jury of 203 members from across Canada whittled down 225 albums to 40. Another round of voting will produce the Short List of 10 candidates for the prestigious and lucrative ($50K) Prize that will be announced on July 17. The winner will be declared champ at the Polaris Gala at The Carlu in Toronto on Sept 17. All runners-up will receive $3K, courtesy of Slaight Music. The Polaris Music Prize honours the best album by a Canadian artist in the past 12 months, based "solely on artistic merit, without consideration for genre or record sales." The 40 Canadian albums competing ...

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New neighbours coming

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New neighbours coming

June 15, 2018 - Just this week we noticed new signs up across the street on the former Greenwood Inn/Liquid Johnny's building.  We had heard rumours for a while, but now it looks offial.  Hawgs Bar is moving in.  No date we are aware of.  So watch for more details to come.  Have to give big thank you to the new owners of the building.  They have done a marvelous job cleaning it up and giving it some class.

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Trivia 2018 # 24

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Trivia 2018 # 24

June 15 ~ 1976 The Sex Pistols record their first demos at Clapham's Majestic Studios ~ 1937 - Waylon Jennings was born ~ 1941 - Harry Nilsson was born June 16 ~ 1967 - Monterey Pop Festival opens ~ 1971 - Tupac Shakur is born June 17 ~ 1965 - The Kinks arrive in New York for their first U.S. tour ~ 1964 - The Supremes' "Where Did Our Love Go" was released. It became their first song to get to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.  The Supremes were an American female singing group and the premier act of Motown Records during the 1960s. Founded as The Primettes in Detroit, Michigan, in 1959, the Supremes were the most commercially successful of Motown's acts and are, to date, America's most successful vocal group with 12 number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.Most of these hits were written and produced by Motown's main songwriting and production team, Holland–Dozier–Holland. At their peak in the mid-1960s, the Supremes rivaled the Beatles in worldwide popularity, and it ...

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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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Fun Art ACTIVITIES @ Greenafish

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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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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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