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Duo That Reworked James Brown Classic Gets Even Weirder

A week after they reworked a James Brown classic into a mellow froth, California duo Pomplamoose works that same sorta magic in their cover of 'Puttin' on the Ritz.'

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Where Are They Now? – Jimmy Buffet [VIDEO]

At times, we feature a look at legendary musicians and where they are now. In the case of Jimmy Buffet, he's everywhere! From a string of restaurants and resorts to his own brand of beer (Landshark Lager anyone?), Jimmy is just about everywhere you look.

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5 Rock Covers of Unforgettable Country Songs–Zach’s Picks [MUSIC]

Country music and rock music go hand in hand. Take Johnny Cash, for example. He's in both the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Also, there have been many rock songs that were turned into country covers and vice versa. What I want to focus on are the songs that were originally country songs and were covered by rock singers. I put together five of my favorites keeping in mind the most unforgettable and recognizable country songs ever written.

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Destiny Soundtrack Still Using O’Donnell Score, Despite Termination

Despite the recent termination of longtime Bungie composer, Martin O'Donnell, Destiny will still be using the songs that he composed in its development.

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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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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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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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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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