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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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Bruce Springsteen – ‘Wrecking Ball’: The Bonus Tracks

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March 12, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball - Bonus Tracks

By Kenneth E. Oquist The bonus tracks from Bruce Springsteen’s new release Wrecking Ball are intriguing. If you are bonus track cuckoo, such as I am, you will consider these tracks essential. Artists such as Alan Parsons Project, Electric Light Orchestra, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and in Elton John’s case b-side mania, have made available to...
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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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Van Halen – A Different Kind of Truth: A Review

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February 11, 2012
Van Halen - A Different Kind of Truth

David Lee Roth is back in the line up on Van Halen’s new release A Different Kind of Truth, and this rocks! Some people don’t know what to think about the song “Tattoo”. It sounds like Van Halen to me. It will sneak up on you. “She’s the Woman” is a great rockin’ tune —...
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Preview: Bruce Springsteen’s 17th Studio Album ‘Wrecking Ball’

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January 29, 2012
Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball

Song titles for the March 6th, 2012 release of Bruce Springsteen’s 17th studio album ‘Wrecking Ball’ are the new single “We Take Care of Our Own”, which sounds haunting — like a song from Springtsteen’s earlier releases ‘Born to Run’ or ‘Darkness on the Edge of Town’. After hearing this, I can say I...
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Kate Bush – ’50 Words For Snow’: A Review

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November 26, 2011
Kate Bush - 50 Words For Snow

By Kenneth E. Oquist You know you are in for a treat when the shortest song from Kate Bush on her new release ’50 Words For Snow’ is 6:49. That would be the song “Among Angels”. Piano, vocals and strings added on the second half pretty much sum up this track. The title track...
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Rise Against Releases ‘Endgame’ March 15th, 2011: A Review

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March 14, 2011
Rise Against Releases ‘Endgame’ March 15th, 2011: A Review

Rise Against, the Punk Rock band from Chicago, Illinois, starts out their latest release ‘Endgame’ with “Wait For Me”, which starts out mellow with some nice sounding vocals and then explodes across right out of the gate. “This Is Letting Go” has boom-boppity-boom drums, heavy chanting — hey! hey! hey! “Survivor Guilt” is a...
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Noah And the Whale’s ‘Last Night On Earth’ to be Released March 8th, 2011: A Review

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March 4, 2011
Noah And the Whale’s ‘Last Night On Earth’ to be Released March 8th, 2011: A Review

“Life is Life” starts Noah and the Whale’s new album ‘Last Night On Earth’ (scheduled to be released March 8th) out with a booming bass beat, a catchy melody, and chanting background vocals at the end. This gets things started with a bang! “Tonight’s the Kind of Night” has a snappy beat that moves this...
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Wire Releases ‘Red Barked Trees’ on January 11th, 2011

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January 10, 2011
Wire Releases ‘Red Barked Trees’ on January 11th, 2011

The alternative band Wire’s latest release ‘Red Barked Trees’ shows why the band, formed in London in 1976, has stayed in the music business so long. Taking long breaks and staying fresh, rhythm guitar/vocalist/music writer Colin Newman, bassist/lyricist Graham Lewis, guitarist Bruce Gilbert, and drummer Robert Grey are in fine form here. If you like...
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