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Charlie Watts

One of my top five favorite songs in the whole world is Gimme Shelter by The Rolling Stones. The second you hear Keith Richards’ eerie opening guitar riff you know exactly what the song is. It is a dramatic beginning, subtle, with simple … Continue reading

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The day Rock ‘n’ Roll Died

“If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry’.” – John Lennon In the song American Pie, Don McLean describes the day the music died with the death of Buddy Holly, “And the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Day Chuck Berry

Today is Chuck Berry’s 90th birthday. Whether you are a fan or not, and if you aren’t well I don’t even know what to think about you, prepare yourself for this, Chuck Berry invented Rock n’ Roll. That’s right. Without Chuck … Continue reading

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