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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Woodstock

This summer marked the 40th anniversary of the ultra-famous Woodstock festival, celebrating peace, love and music. Most of us have a general idea of the event, but here are 10 interesting tidbits you might not have known. 1. The festival, created as a fundraiser for a recording studio in the town of Woodstock, was to [...]

10 Things You Should Know About Patsy Cline

1. “Crazy” is said to be the most-played jukebox single of all time. 2. Loretta Lynn named one of her daughters after her. 3. Patsy was the first female country star to cross over into the pop charts. 4. She only released 3 albums before her death in 1963. 5. She was known to be [...]

10 Things I Love About Record Stores (part 1)

To be honest, there are a million things I love about record stores. I’ve been giving them my time, energy and money for as long as I can remember. Here is an incomplete love-list in honor of Record Store Day. 1. You just might find that treasure you had no idea you were looking for. [...]

Great Albums for a Rainy Day

Iron + Wine – Our Endless Numbered Days 5 Word Description: Acoustic – Sad – Sleepy – Beautiful – Words Anne Briggs – The Time Has Come 5 Word Description: Quiet – Folk – 60s – Hidden – Sweet Depeche Mode – The Singles ’81 – ’85 5 Word Description: Moody – Danceable – PreEmo [...]

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