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Because the Sun . . .

Because the Sun . . .

I always had the feeling that the Beatles were otherworldly. That they were initially just trying to fit in to some idea they had of earthlings, especially screaming girl earthlings, when they made those girls crazy back in the early 60s. Just trying to fit in, when they sang I want to hold your hand eight days a week. When they sang help me on a hard day’s night. They were putting us on when they sang can’t buy me…

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A Rock and Roll Revolution

A Rock and Roll Revolution

  Caught part of an interesting radio essay on NPR’s Fresh Air.  Rock historian Ed Ward  reviewed a new collection of old Chuck Berry recordings from the 50s. Twas great to hear another side of his music. Blues and old-time Rock, rather than the early Pop Rock he was famous for. Here’s a link for the review. I think in light of current events, we all could use a bit of Rock and Roll for the soul, for the heart,…

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