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Frank Gutch Jr: Zineville: The Words Behind the Music…..

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 2, 2013 by segarini

FrankJr2Hear me when I tell you that No Small Children is a force with which to be reckoned (that’s literary speak for “force to be reckoned with”, sports fans).  Solid music, good vids and a dedication to doing music the way they want, and they’re schoolteachers by day!  I mean, I had my fantasies about my teachers, but if they had played in a band?!!!  I don’t know if I would have made it through.  This time around, they pull a handful of punches aimed at old music vids and have me rolling on the floor laughing.  I would tell you that they are, but why should I? You have a mouse and (hopefully) a hand with which to operate it.  Click on the video below and treat yourself.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – C2

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , on May 3, 2012 by segarini

The Commodores 

I never got to work with Lionel Richie when he was in The Commodores but did have the chance to work with the group during their “Nightshift” period. From first listen there was something magical about the song. After Lionel had left for a very successful solo career, his replacement J.D. Nicholas seemed a rather odd choice. J.D. was a Brit and had recently been in the band Heatwave who had supported the Commodores on their European tour.

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