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Archive: Tuesday July 21, 2020

Fitz and the Tantrums with ZZ Ward - Drive-In at the Ventura Fairgrounds

Published 18 days ago by AJ Edmonds

Live from the the comfort of your vehicle...

Pop-up Drive-Ins are hot, hot hot! Who would have thought that people would venture from their homes and pay money for a old movie they’ve already seen, that they have on DVD or could stream at home to watch in their cars! And THEY said, streaming would take over and theaters are dead! Guess what? The events are selling out way in advance! So it’s not surprising that the opportunity to see live music from your car has been greeted with incredible enthusiasm!

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Hear At Home with Joe Walsh, Cameron Crowe and Irving Azoff

Published 18 days ago by Joe Walsh

Hear At Home with Joe Walsh, Cameron Crowe and Irving Azoff

For this special Hear At Home episode, the new legendary DJ at the Independent 88.5 FM, Joe Walsh talks with his buddies, Cameron Crowe and Irving Azoff. Listen in as Walsh catches up with his friends, asking all about their life at the start of their careers. Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Almost Famous won’t want to miss this one!

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 21

Published 19 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN

 

CAT STEVENS/YUSUF ISLAM (born Steven Georgiou)
HOWIE EPSTEIN of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
MICHAEL “FITZ” FITZPATRICK of Fitz And The Tantrums
ROBIN WILLIAMS

 

THIS HAPPENED

In 1956, Elvis Presley was termed “the most controversial entertainer since Liberace” by Billboard magazine. On the same day, Elvis was booked for three appearances on Ed Sullivan’s widely watched Sunday night variety program — this after Sullivan declared that Elvis and his gyrating hips would never be welcomed back.

In 1979, Genesis’s album Duke went Gold, thanks to songs like “Misunderstanding” and “Turn It On Again.”

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