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ERIC CLAPTON on ‘GREAT DEALS’ Wall

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While supplies last - selected CD's of Eric Clapton priced as low as $4.87.  Build you collection on the cheap. Eric Clapton is the debut solo album from British rock musician Eric Clapton, released in August 1970 under Atco and Polydor Records. After being successful with bands including The Yardbirds, John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, Cream and Blind Faith, Clapton recorded an album under his own name. Slowhand is the fifth solo album by Eric Clapton. Released on 25 November 1977 by RSO Records, and titled after Clapton's nickname, it is one of his commercially and critically most successful studio albums. Slowhand produced the two hit singles "Lay Down Sally" and "Wonderful Tonight", reached various international music charts and was honored with numerous awards and recording certifications. Another Ticket is a 1981 album by Eric Clapton. Recorded and produced by Tom Dowd at the Compass Point Studios in Nassau, Bahamas with Albert Lee, ...

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STEVE EARLE on “Great Deals” Wall

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Get 'em while supplies last.  Selected STEVE EARLE CD's & DVD at awesome low prices starting at $4.87. Guitar Town is the debut album from singer-songwriter Steve Earle, released on March 5, 1986. It topped the Billboard country album charts, and the title song reached #7 on the country singles charts. Earle was also nominated for two 1987 Grammy Awards, Best Male Country Vocalist and Best Country Song, for the title track. Exit 0 is the second studio album credited to Steve Earle & The Dukes, released in 1987. Earle was nominated for two 1988 Grammy Awards for songs on the album, Best Male Country Vocalist for "Exit 0" and Best Country Song for "Nowhere Road". Copperhead Road is the third studio album, released in 1988. The album is often referred to as Earle's first "rock record"; Earle himself calls it the world's first blend of heavy metal and bluegrass, and the January ...

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Trivia 2018 #18

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Trivia 2018 #18

May 4 ~ 1956 - Gene Vincent recorded "Be-Bop-A Lula" in Nashville, TN. ~ 1959 - Country singer Randy Travis was born May 5 ~ 1986 - It was announced that Cleveland, Ohio, had been chosen as the city where the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame would be built. May 6 ~ 1991- Madonna's Truth or Dare premieres in Los Angeles ~ 1945 - Bob Seger was born in Detroit Michigan May 7 ~ 1977 - Eagles have a hit single with "Hotel California" May 8 ~ 1957 - Roland Peloza was born in Chatham Ontario ~ 1970 - The Beatles album "Let it Be" was released. ~ 1990 - Tom Waits won $2.5 million when a Los Angeles court ruled that Frito-Lay unlawfully used a Waits sound alike in its Doritos ads. May 9 ~ 1966 - The Doors auditioned to be the Whisky A Go-Gos's house band ~ 1962 - Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode was born on this day ~ 1985 - Phil ...

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Trivia 2018 # 17

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Trivia 2018 # 17

April 27 ~ 1957 - Ricky Nelson's first record, "Teenager's Romance," was released. ~ 1976 - David Bowie was detained on a train trip from Russia to Poland because he had nazi books. The books were for research on a project. ~ 1981 - Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach were married in London. April 28 ~ 1999 - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame April 29 ~ 1899 - Duke Ellington born on this day ~ 1933 - It's Willie Nelson's birthday April 30 ~ 1957 - Elvis recorded "Jailhouse Rock." Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller. Presley's performance of the song in the film of the same name, choreographed as a dance routine involving himself and a large group of male prisoners, was featured among other classic MGM musical numbers in the 1994 documentary That's Entertainment! III. Some of the characters named in the song are real people. Shifty Henry ...

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2018 Record Store Day @ Cheeky Monkey a BIG HIT

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2018 Record Store Day @ Cheeky...

Insights of the day by music fan and reviewer, Brian Hay... Record Store Day 2018 at the Cheeky Monkey Featuring Mike Blackmore by Brian Hay Record Store Day was a big hit. The lineups ran to the back of the store for several hours, replenishing themselves with each ring of the Till. It was fun to watch and good to see. It was more to it than just a celebratory sale though. Roland and MaryAnne have collected a lot of memorabilia over the years and much of it was on display. One piece that was particularly striking was a poster of Keith Richards that looked to be from the period where he formed the Xpensive Winos. The displays of vinyl, featured an array of albums from what’s current to one from the mid 1960’s by Bobbie Gentry and many by the late David Bowie. Those cast an eye on the impact the ...

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Record Store Day 2018 Updates

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Record Store Day 2018 Updates

FRIDAY, APRIL 20 - Tomorrow is THE BIG DAY.  In preperation, good friend Bill Walters is helping Roland set up the racks.  There will be so many exclusives we know the racks will be jammed packed. ALSO  - Listen in to CBC Radio London's Afternoon Drive to hear an interview done with Jonathan Pinto about our store and RSD.  Told the segment will be aired at 5:07 pm. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 - Huge THANK YOU to Sarnia This Week for story in this weeks edition.  CLICK HERE to read it.  Also THANK YOU to Jonathan Pinto of CBC Radio for stopping in to interview us. TUESDAY, APRIL 17 - Deliveries of the exclusives are starting to trickle in, but we can't tell you...  yet. If you want to know what we have to offer, sign up for our weekly e-newsletter to get an email the night before RSD with a list along with other ...

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Trivia 2018 # 16

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Trivia 2018 # 16

April 20 ~ 1964 - The Elvis Presley movie "Viva Las Vegas" premiered. April 21 ~ 2018 - It's the ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL RECORD STORE DAY - show your favourite independent record store some love ~ 2016 = Prince passed away ~ 1984 - Phil Collins has his first U.S. # 1 with 'Against All Odds' ~1947 - Iggy Pop is born April 22 ~ 2018- It's EARTH DAY ~ 1936 - Glen Campbell was born April 23 ~ 1956 - Elvis Presley debuts in Las Vegas ~ 1976 - The first Ramones album hits stores ~ 1936 - Roy Orbison is born April 24 ~ 1981 - New Order begin work on their first album, Movement, at Strawberry Studios in Stockport, England ~ 1942 - Barbra Steisand is born April 25 ~ 1979 - Rock 'N' Roll High School starring the Ramones, premieres in Los Angeles ~ 1917 - Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald is born April 26 ~ 1960 - Roger Taylor, Duran Duran drummer, is born ~ 1938 - Duane Eddy ...

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WIN THIS SPACE now accepting applications

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WIN THIS SPACE now accepting...

126 Christina Street N., just south of Cheeky Monkey is one of the many spaces available in this program.  For entrepreneurial people in, or coming to Lambton County looking to start a business and needing a space to work out of, this is for you. Applications are being accept from April 2nd to 18th.  Submit to www.winlambton.com

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Trivia 2018 # 15

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Trivia 2018 # 15

April 13 ~ 1973 - David Bowie - Aladdin Sane is release April 14 ~ 1932 - Country singer Loretta Lynn is born ~ 1945 - Richie Blackmore of Deep Purple, Rainbow & Blackmore's Night fame, was born April 15 ~ 1894 - Famed jazz blues singer Bessie Smith was born. (Highly recommend the movie `Bessie`starring Queen Latifah`) April 16 ~ 1939 - Blue eyed soul singer Dusty Springfield was born ~ 1947 - Gerry Rafferty was born. Scottish singer-songwriter known for his solo hits "Baker Street", "Right Down the Line" and "Night Owl", as well as "Stuck in the Middle with You" recorded with the band Stealers Wheel. April 17 ~ 1973 - Eagles - Deperado album was released April 18 ~ 1975 - ZZ Top - Fandango! album was released April 19 ~ 1986 - Prince ascends to the top of the charts with "Kiss". Released as the lead single from Prince and The Revolution's eighth studio album, Parade in 1986. It was ...

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Toes Tappin April First Friday

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Toes Tappin April First Friday

April’s First Friday at the Cheeky Monkey With The Casuals Saturday April 7, 2018 Vibrant Harmony Singing Gets The Toes-A-Tappin’ by Brian Hay Solid and basically faultless rhythm playing that wasn’t quite straight out of textbooks didn’t hurt either. The Casuals found a pocket early on and projected everything clearly from its centre. It’s a guess but, as their set progressed, there was a sense the cues were being set up by guitarist Bill Hines and not their rhythm players. The concept is great … when it works. If it isn’t done perfectly the energy falls out of the music faster than a skydiver who forgot about the parachute but when it is there’s not much that can stand beside it. The Rolling Stones and the Who came up with two of the most exciting rhythm sections on record with Keith Moon taking cues from Pete Townshend while Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts wove magic ...

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