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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock’n’Roll – A Place To Stand

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

Shanghai Aug 2012“A place to stand, a place to grow – Ontari-ari-ari-o!” Those of us who were in public school in 1967 will remember this song as the unofficial anthem of Ontario which was played at Expo 67 and on countless TV commercials. Did you know it was written by Dolores Claman who wrote the iconic “Hockey Theme” which graced the airwaves on the CBC before every “Hockey Night In Canada” from 1968 to 2008?

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock – T

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , on February 23, 2012 by segarini

And now back to our regularly scheduled column.

Television

There are very few albums that come out of New York in the seventies that can hold a candle to Television’s “Marquee Moon” and I could argue that they A-side of the original record is the strongest side on vinyl to ever come out of the seventies scene. I started reading about the band in the mid-seventies in Rock Scene Magazine. Rock Scene was half fanzine and half magazine and the likes of  writer Lisa Robinson and photographer Bob Gruen covered the New York underground and gave ink to bands like The New York Dolls , Television, The Ramones and Talking Heads before they ventured past north of Houston Street.

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