“The Internet is a lot like ancient Egypt: people writing on walls and worshipping cats.” Cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, horses, hedgehogs … you name it. The supply of animal pictures seems to be limitless. And nothing can draw an “awww” out of even the most hardened grouch’s mouth quicker than the sight of a tiny, helpless, pink-mouthed baby anything. We are helpless before their innocent charms.
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This week I was told not once, but twice, that I “sound bitter”. You mean an antagonistic hostility? Hell, yeah. Guilty as charged. The provocation for being called bitter was my two brutally honest music comments online in separate conversations.
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Segarini: When Radio and Records Ruled the World Part 10 – Southern Rock and Disco add to the confusion…Posted in Opinion with tags AM and FM radio, Capricorn Records, Cherry Cola's, DBAWIS, Don't Believe a Word I Say, Duane Allman, Led Zeppelin, segarini, Southern Rock, The Allman Brothers, When Radio and Records Ruled the World Part 10 on May 6, 2012 by segarini
Part 9 can be found here
The Monterey International Pop Festival was a much more important event than most people realize. Not only did it usher in the ‘Summer of Love’ in 1967, it also spread the gospel according to Bill Graham (the Fillmore) Chet Helms (the Avalon) and Tom Donahue (KMPX) through the media, i.e, genre is of no consequence to music lovers, therefore, as long as the music is of worth, people who love music will see and hear the value and embrace not only what they already enjoy, but also be receptive to new and different genres, music, and artists, they had not heard or appreciated before. AM radio, meet the new kid on the block, FM radio.
Segarini: When Radio and Records Ruled the World Part 9 – Explaining Jimi Hendrix to your GrandmotherPosted in Opinion with tags Cherry Cola's, CHOM, DBAWIS, Don't Believe a Word I Say, Grateful Dead, Hendrix, Jimmy Page, KMPX, Led Zeppelin, Monkees, music, radio, Records, segarini, The Rock Era, When Radio and Records Ruled the World Part 9 on April 29, 2012 by segarini
Part 8 can be found here
As big an upheaval as the one between 1962 and 1965 had been for pop culture, radio, records, and almost everything else, the years between 1966 and 1970 would be much more intense and culturally explosive. Several unconnected events would lead to changes that had been unimaginable just months earlier. Most would center around the San Francisco Bay Area, but 2 of them would happen 341 miles south of The City by the Bay in a sleepy little town called Los Angeles and a tiny strip of county roads collectively known as Hollywood.