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7 Best Covers of Bob Dylan’s ‘All Along the Watchtower’–Zach’s Picks [MUSIC]

When it comes to the song "All Along the Watchtower," you probably automatically think of Jimi Hendrix. Bob Dylan, of course, sang the original, and I must say, I'm a big fan of the original.

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Kids Using a Walkman Is the Funniest Thing

Before mp3 players and iPhones, there was the Walkman. Revolutionary in its time and nearly universal among teens of the '80s, it's now a relic today's children simply can't understand.

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photo: Blaz Kure / Thinkstock
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Piano/Keyboard Players, Get Ready To Salivate – Introducing The New ‘Seaboard’

Upon discovering this thing last week, I haven't been able to get it off of my mind. It's called the Roli Seaboard GRAND and is the coolest invention we keyboard players have seen since the keytar came along!

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Journey And Cheap Trick Coming To The NYS Fair This Summer

I always look forward to The Great New York State Fair in Syracuse every summer. And this year, Journey and Cheap Trick will be onstage as a double bill. Check out the details.

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Kevin Winter/Getty Images
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Paul McCartney Coming To Albany This Summer

First, we learned that Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band was coming to Turning Stone Resort and Casino on June 25th. Now, we learn that former Beatles band mate Paul McCartney is coming to Albany this summer! Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!

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I Was ‘Glad All Over’ Watching DC 5 Show Last Night [VIDEO]

I love The Beatles, but I'm also a big fan of another force in the British Invasion - The Dave Clark 5. While they were portrayed as rivals of the "Fab Four", as Paul McCartney put it in an interview, they really had a much different sound. Last night, PBS Great Performances featured a two-hour documentary on the DC 5, complete with all that great music.

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photo: Ceili Rain
photo: Ceili Rain
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Watch Bob Halligan And Ceili Rain On WCNY’s ‘Artifex’

Last month we had Ceili Rain's Bob Halligan on the show sharing how the band got started and why it's been so successful for the last couple of decades. A couple weeks after our conversation, Bob and the band were featured on WCNY for their 'Artifex' show

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‘Game of Thrones’ / James Brown Mix Mashes Up Two of Our Favorite Things

We love when this happens: Two of our favorites things. In one place.

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10 Amazing Covers of ‘Drift Away’–Zach’s Picks [MUSIC]

When you think of the song "Drift Away," who is the first artist you think about? Probably Dobie Gray, right? Actually, Dobie Gray wasn't the first to sing the song. The original song was sung by John Henry Kurtz. Regardless of who sings it, "Drift Away" is a great song. I put together some of my favorite covers of the timeless song.

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Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images
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Watch Imogen Heap Demonstrate The Game-Changing ‘Mi.Mu’ Musical Gloves

You may've heard Imogen Heap's single 'Hide and Seek' on the radio here in the states but before that she solidified herself in the UK as the veritable queen of electronic music. She has much more to her credit including getting her songs featured in TV and movies, but what she's involved in now is sure to make her a household name

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photo: (Al Nathan) Neil Van Patten
photo: (Al Nathan) Neil Van Patten
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April Fools 2014 – Goodbye Al Nathan, Hello Giovanni Esford

Although it's over now, we spent two straight months honoring local musicians and while we did, we found ourselves honoring two of them posthumously and now in as many months, we've lost a third musician

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eter Macdiarmid/Getty Images
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Watch A Dude Play Star Wars On Organ To Epic Proportions

Think you need an 80-piece orchestra complete with world-class conductor to play the Star Wars Suite? Guess not, apparently you just need a single man with arms like an octopus and a memory like a steel trap, oh and a Wurlitzer organ that would make Captain Nemo or Davy Jones jealous!

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