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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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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 2

Published 2 months ago by Jim Nelson

Born:

CHARLIE WATTS of The Rolling Stones
FABRIZIO MORETI of The Strokes
TIM RICE-OXLEY of Keane
ZZ WARD
 

This happened:

In 1962, Ray Charles started a five-week run at #1 on the US singles chart with “I Can’t Stop Loving You.”
 
In 1973, Paul McCartney had both of the #1 positions on the US charts when Red Rose Speedway went to the top of the album chart and “My Love” started a four-week run as the #1 single.

In 1989, Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, 52, secretly married 19-year-old Mandy Smith. The marriage lasted 17 months.
 
In 1999, Junior Braithwaite from Bob Marley & The Wailers was shot dead at age 46. Braithwaite was one of the founders of, and the first lead singer for, The Wailers.
 
In 2008, Bo Diddley (born Ellas Otha Bates) died of heart failure at his home in Archer, Florida, at age 79. The legendary singer and performer was known for his homemade square guitar and his “shave and a haircut, two bits” rhythm, which influenced artists from Buddy Holly and Bruce Springsteen to The Rolling Stones and George Thorogood.

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ZZ Ward Live @ KCSN

Published 3 years ago

ZZ Ward visited KCSN Studios for a live recording of her song "Help Me Mama".

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