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photo: (Mike Sales) Simpleprops
photo: (Mike Sales) Simpleprops
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Meet Mike Sales Of ‘Simpleprops’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Mike and I never really had the chance to sit down and have a conversation, much less play together but after this interview, both happened! He invited me to play while he sang a Billy Joel song

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Estas Tonne Will Have You Locking Your Women Behind Soundproof Doors

Since when does Hugh Jackman play Flamenco guitar?? I mean not only is Estas Tonne a dead ringer for the Wolverine actor (with hair extensions) but he's also got the nails to match!!

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Ringo Starr On Stage
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Ringo Starr Shines At Turning Stone June 25th

As the world's biggest fan of The Beatles (just listen to my "Fab Four At 4" on Oldiez 96.1 to see what I mean), I'm thrilled to learn the big news. Ringo Starr and The All Starr Band are coming to Turning Stone Resort Casino June 25th! Wow, let me catch my breath. Check out the details.

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photo: (Brian Premo) Ramon Aiello
photo: (Brian Premo) Ramon Aiello
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Meet Brian Premo Of ‘The Archipelagos’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Brian and I had never met before he popped into the studio for his interview, but we hit it off right away and before we knew it, the minutes ticked by and we lost track of time!

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Pete Seeger at microphone
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Folk Singer-Songwriter Pete Seeger Dies At Age 94 [VIDEO]

Folk singer/songwriter and activist, Pete Seeger died Monday at age 94. I recall many years ago playing some of his songs on the radio, even one that was banned by some stations.

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photo: (Justin Smithson) DirtyJerz Images
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Meet Justin Smithson Of ‘Showtime’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Although he's one of the three original brains behind the band Showtime and also one-half of the guitar duo Poor Tim with Shawn 'Big Sexy' Smith, Justin Smithson surely doesn't need others to shine, although togetherness is really what he loves

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National Anthem Performances At The Super Bowl [VIDEO]

Over the years, on Super Sunday in the Greg McShea household, we usually hold our breath and sometimes cringe when performers sing the national anthem before the start of the big game. Why some feel they have to improvise, modulate the notes on the ending for 45 seconds, or make up their own words, I haven't got a clue. This year, opera singer Renee Fleming will sing "The Star Spangled Banner" to open Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, February 2nd (sounds like a safe bet to me).

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photo: Kari Crimmins
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Meet Kari Crimmins Of American Idol – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

The Crimmins family has been a musical dynasty for the better part of this century and the heir-apparent to that throne is no exception. Kari has been making her musical presence known since she was a toddler and now she's all grown up

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Rock And Rolls Greatest Hits – Paul Simon In The Spotlight Saturday January 25th

Every Saturday night at seven its the best of Rock Pop and Soul from the 60s, 70s, and 80s. Its Dick Bartley with Rock and Rolls Greatest Hits. There is even a toll free request line you can call at 1 - 866 -989 - 1975. Call any time for a request.  Here's tonight's spotlight.

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photo: Jon Liebing
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Meet Jon Liebing Of ‘Plastic Soul’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Jon is a jack of all instruments and a master of, well all of them! His name is one that garners respect among musicians and fans alike and his covers and original music are second to none

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photo: Tim Moyer
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Meet Tim Moyer Of Gridley Paige – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

No, he's not the lead singer of Train, but his band has been one of Central New York's longest running trains with neither band nor man are showing any signs of slowing down.

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Kip Moore Releases “Young Love” [VIDEO]

Looking to hear Kip Moore's new music for 2014? He just released "Young Love". Here's the video and the song. 

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