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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC‘s Of Rock’n’Roll – God Save The Queens

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on February 6, 2014 by segarini

CamForgetting to plug your instruments in at the Superbowl half time show? The JUNO Award nominations? The weather? My Facebook movie? The loss of a great actor? Sorry, I have bigger problems to deal with. We are once again at the letter Q and I need to find a coherent theme. Paul McCartney’s performance of “Queenie Eye” at the Grammy Awards got me thinking of songs that have Queen in their title. I quickly checked the iPod and voila, there are enough for a column. Let’s have a look and listen.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – The Cam Current Top 10

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 18, 2013 by segarini

CamThough I often pine for the old days of vinyl and full albums, I, like the rest of us here at DBAWIS, am constantly searching for new music. However, the past still has a hold on me and  I am thrilled that Patti Smith (with her full band including Lenny Kaye) is coming to Massey Hall in September and even more thrilled that Sparks will once again visit our fair city in November. Most of you were not born the last time the brothers Mael played Toronto. I am equally thrilled when I stumble across a new band in a bar (or in the case of The Dirty Nil an actual garage) that feeds my musical soul.

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