Archive for the LP Category

Historical Happening – A Hard Day’s Night (Beatles film)

Posted in Albums, beatles, comedy, Cool Stuff, Film, history, LP, music, radio, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 08/11/2017 by Edward Brock

The Beatles starred in their film feature-length film, A Hard Day’s Night, which was released (in the U.S.) on this day in 1964.

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Historical Happening – Disco Demolition

Posted in Albums, art, collectibles, frustrate, history, life, LP, music, News, people, pet peeves, radio, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 07/12/2017 by Edward Brock

A bunch of idiots destroyed records, damaged a baseball field, and forced the White Sox into forfeiting a game–all because they didn’t like a particular style of music. Proof that stupidity has always been with us.

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Historical Happening – Monterey Pop

Posted in Albums, art, Cool Stuff, funk, history, legends, life, LP, music, News, people, radio, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on 06/16/2017 by Edward Brock

50 years ago today (in 1967), the Monterey International Pop Festival brought The Jimi Hendrix Experience and The Who to American audiences–kick-starting the “Summer of Love“.

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Historical Happening – Jackson 5 on American Bandstand

Posted in Albums, art, Cool Stuff, funk, history, legends, LP, music, News, radio, soundtracks, TV, Uncategorized, youtube with tags , , , , , , , , on 02/21/2017 by Edward Brock

The Jackson 5 made their TV debut on American Bandstand–on this day in 1970.

Historical Happening – The Beatles Appear on Ed Sullivan (1964)

Posted in Albums, art, beatles, Cool Stuff, history, kids, life, LP, music, News, people, radio, soundtracks, TV, Uncategorized, youtube with tags , , , , , on 02/09/2017 by Edward Brock

The Beatles made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show–on this day, in 1964.

It was watched by 73 million viewers.

A Moment of Fun – Ronco’s Funky Favorites

Posted in Albums, amazon, art, Cool Stuff, funny, history, humor, laughter, LP, music, radio, soundtracks, Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on 02/06/2017 by Edward Brock

Oh, the simple joys of childhood.

This was one of the albums I had as a kid–and it was so much fun.

Electric Light Orchestra – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2017

Posted in Albums, amazon, art, beatles, Cool Stuff, electric light orchestra, fantasy, legends, LP, music, News, sci-fi, soundtracks, technology, Uncategorized, wisdom, youtube with tags , , , , , on 12/20/2016 by Edward Brock

A long overdue congratulations to my favorite band of all-time:

Jeff Lynne’s ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA.

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They have been the music of my childhood and into adulthood–and I still love them.

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