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Once a designer of stadium stages for the Rolling Stones, Rick Hopkins turned ... - Ottawa Citizen

Once a designer of stadium stages for the Rolling Stones, Rick Hopkins turned ... - Ottawa Citizen | musicitis | Scoop.it
Once a designer of stadium stages for the Rolling Stones, Rick Hopkins turned ...Ottawa CitizenIt seems a gargantuan leap: from a sweaty, high-decibel Rolling Stones concert to a cool and quiet 1950s ranchstyle bungalow in the leafy Ottawa General...
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10 Soul Songs That Let The Light In

10 Soul Songs That Let The Light In | musicitis | Scoop.it
The music that inspired Amy Winehouse is made of laughter and freedom as much as blood and tears.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Remembering Jazz Lyricist And Poet Fran Landesman

Landesman, a songwriter and poet who wrote the words to the jazz standard "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most," died on July 23. She was 83.
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Tim Minchin: Confessions Of A Rock 'N' Roll Nerd

The English-Australian musical comedian, who rose from obscurity to stardom in just a few years, says he's always loved poking fun at his own emotions.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Ashton Shepherd: Country Music With Roots

In these days of citified country music, Shepherd lives the life most country stars sing about.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Around The Jazz Internet: July 29, 2011

Around The Jazz Internet: July 29, 2011 | musicitis | Scoop.it
News and notes from around the web, including vibraphonists a-plenty, Wendell Harrison, Brandon Seabrook, SoulJazz Orchestra, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, odd meters, jazz radio in L.A., odd meters and Herbie Hancock the U.N.
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First Listen: The Horrors, 'Skying'

Known for a dark sound rooted in goth rock and post-punk, the British band lets a little sunshine in on its third album.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Seattle's The Rolling Stones Give Fans What Mick and Keith are No Longer ... - Seattle Weekly (blog)

Seattle's The Rolling Stones Give Fans What Mick and Keith are No Longer ... - Seattle Weekly (blog) | musicitis | Scoop.it
Seattle Weekly (blog)Seattle's The Rolling Stones Give Fans What Mick and Keith are No Longer ...Seattle Weekly (blog)25 2011 at 1:28 PM It only took a few minutes at Friday night's sweaty, almost violent set by Seattle cover band The Rolling Stones--...
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A Tradition Shattered: Israelis Play Wagner At Bayreuth

A precedence-shattering concert: an Israeli orchestra playing the music of Wagner — a notoriously anti-Semitic composer — at Germany's Bayreuth Festival, once one of Hitler's favorite destinations.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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JRO 2011 Dates, Line-up

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Formerly known as June Rock Out, Chennai’s flagship rock event, JRO, is being held in July this year. Organised by Unwind Center, JRO enters its 12th year, brining together rock acts from across the country, “carefully put together, to cater to...
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A Tribe Called Quest: The Rise And Fall Of A Legend

A Tribe Called Quest: The Rise And Fall Of A Legend | musicitis | Scoop.it
They were one of the most successful and influential groups of all time. They came up with an original style which stood apart in their time, the early '90s — and somehow, they managed to do it together.
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We Must Be Superstars

Chilling fact about the nineties: In any given week of the decade, there was a 10 percent chance the No.1 song was by Boyz II Men. Add Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, and Bryan ­Adams, and chances hit 24 percent.
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Searching for a Rock Star, and Coming Up Empty - New York Times

Searching for a Rock Star, and Coming Up Empty - New York Times | musicitis | Scoop.it
Kansas City StarSearching for a Rock Star, and Coming Up EmptyNew York Times“Wanna see my picture on the cover / Wanna buy five copies for my mother / Wanna see my smiling face on the cover of the Rolling Stone ...” sang the band Dr.
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Allman Brothers Rock New York With Phil Lesh, Crosby and Nash - RollingStone.com

Allman Brothers Rock New York With Phil Lesh, Crosby and Nash - RollingStone.com | musicitis | Scoop.it
RollingStone.comAllman Brothers Rock New York With Phil Lesh, Crosby and NashRollingStone.com"It's a painful thing," he told Rolling Stone last night at the Beacon Theatre, where the Allman Brothers Band played a rare, off-tour, three-hour show.
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Mick Jagger: A Right-Wing Rolling Stone? - Fox News (blog)

Mick Jagger: A Right-Wing Rolling Stone? - Fox News (blog) | musicitis | Scoop.it
Fox News (blog)Mick Jagger: A Right-Wing Rolling Stone?
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Second Stage: Ghastly Menace, 'Stay All Day'

Download and hear "Stay All Night," a terrific song from a little-known band worth hearing.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Around The Classical Internet: July 29, 2011

From Israelis playing Wagner in Germany to a pirate-fighting operatic superstar: all the classical news that's fit to link.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Newport Folk 2011: Gillian Welch, Live In Concert

Hear Gillian Welch sing "Ophan Girl," "Miss Ohio" and songs from her new album at Newport.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Newport Folk 2011: Emmylou Harris, Live In Concert

Hear the Country Music Hall of Famer bring sweetness, joy and mourning to the Fort Stage at Newport.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Pakistani 'Take Five' Is The Best Selling Jazz Thing On iTunes

After a BBC report, and some word-of-Internet buzz, the Sachal Studio Orchestra's version of the Paul Desmond classic (made popular by Dave Brubeck) is easily the most popular thing on the most popular jazz album on an online retailer.» E-Mail This    ...
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Soul Songwriter Jerry Ragovoy Dead at 80 - RollingStone.com

Soul Songwriter Jerry Ragovoy Dead at 80 - RollingStone.com | musicitis | Scoop.it
RollingStone.comSoul Songwriter Jerry Ragovoy Dead at 80RollingStone.comRagovoy, who originally wrote soul songs under the pen name Norman Meade, caught his first taste of success when "Time Is on My Side," a tune he penned for jazz trombonist Kai...
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The Black Angels On World Cafe

The Black Angels On World Cafe | musicitis | Scoop.it
The Austin psych-rockers play live and discuss the origins of their '60s-inspired sound.» E-Mail This     » Add to Del.icio.us...
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Pop stars and their conspiracy theories

Pop stars and their conspiracy theories | musicitis | Scoop.it
Take one musician. Add fame, spare time and self-confidence. Next stop: the David Icke fan club.
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