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The Dropkick Murphy’s — ‘Signed and Sealed in Blood’: A Review

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January 29, 2013
The Dropkick Murphy’s — ‘Signed and Sealed in Blood’: A Review

By Kenneth E. Oquist ‘Signed and Sealed in Blood’, the latest from The Dropkick Murphy’s out of Boston, is solid from beginning to end. “The Season’s Upon us” is a holiday song with a dark side to it. It paints a realistic dark family portrait. “End of the Night” has a sing along chorus...
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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) Launches Dave Matthews Band Radio

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August 29, 2012
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Dave Mattthews Band Radio

By Demian Russian Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI), the only North American satellite radio service provider, will launch a new and exclusive channel dedicated solely to the music of the Dave Matthews Band. Sirius XM’s ‘Dave Matthews Band Radio’ will feature commercial-free music, live recordings and interviews from the band’s extensive archives. The channel will also feature special segments...
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Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) Launches ‘Laurie Berkner’s Every Day Birthday Party’

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August 6, 2012
Laurie Berkner - Sirius XM Radio - Kid's Place Live

By Demian Russian Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) today announced the launch of Laurie Berkner’s Every Day Birthday Party on SiriusXM’s Kids Place Live (Sirius Radio and XM Radio channel 78). Every month, a handful of lucky preschoolers will get to celebrate their birthday with a salutation from Laurie Berkner and enjoy Ms. Berkner’s music...
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‘Dan Dunn’s Happy Hour’ Launches on Sirius XM Radio

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May 17, 2012
Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) - Dan Dunn - Dan Dunn's Happy Hour

Dan Dunn’s Happy Hour, a weekly, call-in show dedicated to the art and entertainment of mixology, launches on Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) on it’s SiriusXM Stars Too satellite radio channel (Sirius Radio and XM Radio channel 104) on Thursday, May 17th, 2012, at 7:00 pm ET. The one-hour interview show will air live from...
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Madonna – ‘MDNA: Deluxe Edition’: A Review

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March 29, 2012
Madonna – ‘MDNA: Deluxe Edition’: A Review

The song “I F$%#ed up” off her new release MDNA finds Madonna confessional and delightfully human. This is one of the best on here. “Gang Bang” finds Madonna singing about a lover shot by gang members. This is a good song, but not one of the highlights.”B-Day Song” is a birthday song with a...
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We Lost Davy Jones Today: Why He Will Be Missed

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February 29, 2012
Davy Jones of The Monkees Dies at 66

By Kenneth E. Oquist Well known for being full of boundless energy and being full of life, the entertainment world has lost a dear friend. Performing as recent as last week, Davey Jones died of a massive heart attack this morning. He was 66. I saw him live in concert as part of The...
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54th Annual Grammy Award Winners

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February 13, 2012
Adele Wins Grammys

By Kenneth E. Oquist Tony Bennett won for Pop Vocal Traditional and Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse for Pop Vocal Duo/Group also won. This is not a huge surprise. Allison Krause won for Bluegrass and Steve Martin did not. Weird Al Yankovic lost to “Hilarious” by Louis C.K..I guess he wasn’t funny enoughfor Best Comedy Album. Wilco...
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Pop Icon Whitney Houston Dead at 48

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February 11, 2012
Whitney Houston - Dead

By Demian Russian Pop icon Whitney Houston died today, February, 11th, 2012, in Los Angeles at the age of 48. Her publicist Kristen Foster confirmed the singers death moments ago. Houston was expected to perform this evening at the annual pre-Grammy party held at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California by her...
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Tony Bennett – ‘Duets II’: A Review

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September 28, 2011
Tony Bennett - Duets II

How things can change in the five years since ‘Duets: An American Classic’. The most obvious difference on Tony Bennett’s new release ‘Duets II’  is the duet with Lady GaGa, the coy ‘The Lady is a Tramp”. This is a fun song and a splash this should make. Of course, five years ago Lady...
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Eddie Murphy Could Host Next Year’s Oscars

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September 8, 2011
Eddie Murphy

It’s been recently reported from various sources in Tinsel Town that Oscar ceremony producers Don Mischer and Brett Ratner are considering award winning actor and comedian Eddie Murphy to host next year’s Oscar ceremony. Of course, it has not been made official. Although Murphy is the second highest grossing actor in America today, he...
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Martin Scorcese to Remake ‘The Gambler’

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September 2, 2011
Martin Scorcese - Leanardo DiCaprio - The Gambler

Along with writer William Monahan, the multi award winning director Martin Scorcese is planning a remake of the 1974 movie The Gambler. The film starred James Caan as the lead character, Axel Freed, a New York City English professor with a pathological gambling addiction which slowly but surely escalates out of control. Although Freed...
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Barbra Streisand – ‘What Matters Most’: A Review

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September 2, 2011
Barbara Streisand - What Matters Most

On Barbra Streisand’s latest release ‘What Matters Most’ she sings the lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman. The deluxe edition contains previously released material, so hardcore fans may not find the bonus disc essential. The title track suggests the benefits of having loved at all when all is said and done. If silly songs...
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Reese Witherspoon to Star in Disney’s ‘Wish List’

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August 3, 2011
Reese Witherspoon

The choice of roles some Hollywood A-listers make never ceases to be a source of great bewilderment and mystery to me. Reese Witherspoon’s recent decision to star in Disney’s upcoming movie Wish List is no exception. Wish List will be a romantic comedy about a young girl who makes 10 wishes beside a wishing...
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