Music

5 Turkeys for Thanksgiving

Looked for some songs that say "thanks" for Thanksgiving. Found a few (hundred) so instead I looked for "Turkeys"--songs that may not win awards, but they're almost worth mentioning. In case you want to remember, click on the link each song for the video. Remember, this is a list of "turkeys"...
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Trending Q and A for Thursday . . 8:10am

Every morning at 8:10, it's the latest in what's trending! Our "Trending Q and A" has to do with Darius Rucker, who gained fame as the lead singer of "Hootie and The Blowfish" (but don't call him "Hootie".) He says people trying to break into the music business will hear the word "no" a lot. What...
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The best of 1984 - Maybe!

Rolling Stone did their own list, so I thought - why not do mine? It was a great year for music- and in my mind (for now) these are the 10 best. 10. Hall and Oates - "Out Of Touch".(Darryl and John's last #1). 9. Duran Duran - "The Reflex" (this "very deep" song was written after Simon LeBon had...
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Shopkins Live - WIN YOUR TICKETS

Another chance to win Thursday morning at 8:10 - when we ask you a question about Trending things.....Thursday it's Billboard Magazine!! It's a publication that covers music, movies and entertainment. In the early years of the 20th century, it covered the entertainment industry, such as circuses,...
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Jewel's Handmade Holiday Tour Is A Family Affair

Jewel launched her career right here in San Diego, so it's great to see she's coming back on her Holiday-themed tour! The Handmade Holiday Tour will feature her Dad and brothers. It kicks off November 24th in Las Vegas and will stop here in San Diego on December 24th. If you you're a Jewel fan you...
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Freddie Mercury

Not just another band

Yes, Freddie Mercury and Queen were theatrical, bombastic, artsy, campy, colorful, quirky, bizarre, etc. ... but they made it work. Perhaps Freddie Mercury was like Elvis on speed, trying to merge rock, glam, progressive, heavy metal, blues, jazz, country-western, rockabilly, gospel, disco and...
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Joan Jett

We ALL love Rock 'N Roll

Joan Marie Larkin became known as "Joan Jett" after hanging out at a Sunset Strip club called Rodney Bingenheimer's English Disco, where all the fabulous people used outlandish names. Her biggest hit, "I Love Rock 'N Roll" was originally recorded by The Arrows, a British group. The song was an...
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The first and last name are the same - with a big story!!

"Lisa Lisa" Velez is of Puerto Rican descent and grew up in New York City and attended Julia Richman High School in Manhattan, NY. Spin Magazine says she was born in 1967 in Hell's Kitchen, NYC as the youngest of 10 to a mother who supported the family by babysitting. She learned to speak Spanish...
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Bob Dylan Covers Tom Petty

Bob Dylan and Tom Petty were close, and became friends during their time together in Traveling Wilburys. He took on a cover of Petty's classic "Learning to Fly", and paid tribute to his long-time friend in Colorado. Dylan mentions he thought the world of Tom, and he was a great performer that was...
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Elton John Is Ending His Las Vegas Residency

"The Million Dollar Piano" will end after 14 shows that will take place at Caesars Palace between April 28th and May 19th of next year. Tickets for this will go on sale next week on October 22nd at 10AM Pacific Time. His residency has been long-standing starting with "The Red Piano" in February of...
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