@JulioZaleski here are my two favorite playlists that I will share with you. I hope you like them both. By the way, nice to meet you. https://pandora.app.link/fVYozyMjTcb https://pandora.app.link/LGWswySjTcb hope you enjoy the music. Take care and stay safe.
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@ErickPandora I guess this should be no surprise. I knew this was coming, so much has already been cancelled. Many jobs have also been halted due to this pandemic, including my own. Hopefully things will become significantly better as the year continues to age. Thank you for posting, take care and stay safe.
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Born On This Day In The Music World. Post 2 of 2: 1935 - Elvis Presley Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of rock 'n' roll. He had his first No.1 in 1956 with the US No.1 & UK No.2 single 'Heartbreak Hotel'. His first UK No.1 single was in 1957, with 'All Shook Up'. Presley went on to have over 100 US & UK Top 40 singles from 1956 - 2006. Presley is one of the most celebrated and influential musicians of the 20th century, with estimated record sales of around 600 million units worldwide. Elvis Presley died on August 16th 1977. 1937 - Shirley Bassey Shirley Bassey, singer. First charted in the UK in 1957, 1970 UK No.4 single with cover of The Beatles George Harrison song 'Something' also James Bond theme 'Goldfinger' and 'Diamonds are Forever'. 1941 - Anthony Gourdine Anthony Gourdine from Little Anthony and the Imperials who had the 1958 US No.4 single 'Tears On My Pillow', which was The Imperials' first million-seller. The song has been extensively covered, including a No.1 in the UK Singles Chart version by Kylie Minogue in January 1990. 1942 - John Petersen John Petersen, drums, The Beau Brummels, (1965 US No.8 single, 'Just A Little'). 1943 - Lee Jackson Lee Jackson, bass, vocals, from English progressive rock band The Nice, who had the 1968 UK hit single an instrumental rearrangement of Leonard Bernstein's 'America'. 1943 - Marcus Hutson Marcus Hutson, singer with American group The Whispers who had the 1980 UK No.2 & US No.19 single 'And The Beat Goes On'. 1945 - Terry Sylvester Terry Sylvester, guitar, vocals, Swinging Blue Jeans, The Hollies, (joined in 1969). Had the 1972 US No.2 single 'Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress', 1988 UK No.1 single 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother', first released in 1969. 1946 - Robert Krieger Robert Krieger, guitarist with The Doors, (1967 US No.1 & UK No.49 single with ‘Light My Fire’ and a 1971 US No.14 & UK No.22 single ‘Riders On The Storm’). 1947 - David Bowie David Bowie English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, painter and actor. His first UK Top 40 single was the 1969 'Space Oddity' which became a UK No.1 in 1975, plus over 50 other UK Top 40 hits including five No.1's. Bowie has also scored two US No.1 singles, the 1975 'Fame' and 1983 'Let's Dance'. His music and stagecraft significantly influencing popular music and during his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million worldwide, made him one of the world's best-selling music artists. Bowie died from liver cancer at his New York home on 10 January 2016. 1948 - Paul King Paul King, Mungo Jerry, who had the 1970 UK No.1 & US No.3 single 'In The Summertime' as well as the hits 'Baby Jump' and 'Lady Rose'. 1958 - Steve Garvey Steve Garvey bass guitarist of the English punk band Buzzcocks who had the 1978 UK No.12 single 'Ever Fallen In Love, With Someone You Shouldn't've'. 1959 - Paul Hester Paul Hester, drums, Crowded House, (1992 UK No.7 single 'Weather With You'). Hester died on 26th March 2005 aged 46, after he "attempted suicide" and died from strangulation after being found hanged in a park in Melbourne, Australia. 1966 - Andrew Patrick Wood Andrew Patrick Wood, American musician best known as the lead singer for grunge bands Malfunkshun and Mother Love Bone, cited as "founding fathers" of the Seattle's grunge movement. Wood died on March 19th 1990. 1969 - Jeff Abercrombie Jeff Abercrombie, bassist with American band Fuel. 1969 - R Kelly R. Kelly, American singer, writer, producer, (1994 US No.1 single 'Bump N' Grind', 1997 UK No.1 single 'I Believe I Can Fly'). On July 11, 2019, Kelly was arrested on federal charges alleging sex crimes, human trafficking, child pornography, racketeering, and obstruction of justice. 1971 - Karen Poole Karen Poole, singer, songwriter with Alisha's Attic who had the 1996 UK No.14 'I Am I Feel'. She is the daughter of 60s musician Brian Poole. 1973 - Sean Paul Jamaican dancehall recording artist and producer Sean Paul, (2003 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'Get Busy'). Paul has also been featured in many other singles including chart-toppers 'Baby Boy' by Beyoncé, 'What About Us' by The Saturdays, 'Rockabye' by Clean Bandit and 'Cheap Thrills' by Sia. Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.
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This Day In Music History for this Friday. Post 1 of 2: 1957 - Bill Haley Bill Haley & His Comets started the first ever 'rock & roll tour' of Australia, playing two sold out nights in Sydney. 1958 - The Everly Brothers The Everly Brothers kicked off a 17 date North American tour at the Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina. Also on the bill, Buddy Holly, The Rays, Royal Teens, Shepherd Sisters, Paul Anka, Margie Rayburn and Danny & The Juniors. 1966 - The Beatles The Beatles started a six week run at No.1 on the US album chart with Rubber Soul the group's seventh US chart topper, which went on to spend 56 weeks on the chart. The group also started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'We Can Work It Out' the group's 11th US No.1 single. 1969 - The Rolling Stones Mike Jagger and Keith Richards were both barred from an exclusive hotel for wearing "op art" pants and nothing else. They were both asked to leave the Hotel Crillen in Lima, Peru after refusing to change clothes. 1972 - New Seekers The New Seekers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing, (in Perfect Harmony'). The song started as a Coca Cola TV ad. It originally included the line, 'I'd like to buy the world a Coke.' 1979 - Rush Canadian rock band Rush were named the country's official Ambassadors Of Music by the Canadian government. 1991 - Steve Clark Steve Clark guitarist with Def Leppard, was found dead at his Chelsea flat by his girlfriend, after a night of heavy alcohol consumption combined with prescription drugs. The autopsy revealed he had died from an overdose of codeine and had Valium, morphine and a blood alcohol level of .30, three times the British legal driving limit. In 2007 Clark was ranked No.11 on Classic Rock Magazine's "100 Wildest Guitar Heroes". 1994 - Chaka Demus Jamaican reggae/rap (ragga) duo Chaka Demus and Pliers were at No.1 in the UK with their version of 'Twist And Shout.' The song was originally recorded (and produced by Phil Spector) by the Top Notes in 1961 and then covered by The Isley Brothers. It was also covered by The Beatles on their first album Please Please Me. 1996 - Madonna A Los Angeles court found Robert Hoskins guilty of five counts of stalking, assault and making terrorist threats to Madonna. Hoskins had twice scaled the walls of the singer's estate and had threatened to slash her throat from ear to ear. 2001 - Axl Rose A woman who believed that Axl Rose communicated with her via telepathy was arrested for stalking the Guns N' Roses singer for a second time. Police detained Karen Jane McNeil after she was spotted loitering outside his house. 2004 - George Harrison The estate of George Harrison started a $10 million (£5.8 million) legal action against Dr Gilbert Lederman of Staten Island University Hospital, claiming the doctor coerced Harrison to sign souvenirs. The main allegations of the legal action was that Dr Lederman got an extremely sick Harrison to sign his son's guitar and autographs for his two daughters. 2006 - The Strokes The Strokes went to No.1 on the UK chart with 'First Impressions Of Earth' the bands third album and first No.1. 2010 - Led Zeppelin Jimmy Page launched a new set of stamps in the UK which featured classic album covers from the last 40 years including Coldplay, Power, Corruption And Lies, New Order, David Bowie and Parklife by Blur. 2014 - Vinyl Sales It was reported that vinyl record sales had increased 32% in 2013, while CD sales declined 14.5% in the last last year, vinyl sales grew 32% from 4.5 million units sold in 2012 to 6 million sold in 2013, according to Nielsen SoundScan. 2016 - Otis Clay American R&B and soul singer Otis Clay died aged 73. Clay who started in gospel music scored R&B hits in the late 60s and 70s. He recorded the original version of 'The Only Way Is Up' in 1980 which later became a chart-topping single for Yazz and the Plastic Population. 2016 - David Bowie David Bowie released his twenty-fifth and final studio album Blackstar, coinciding with his 69th birthday and two days before his death. It became his first and only album to reach No.1 on the Billboard 200 album chart in the US. At the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, the album won awards for Best Alternative Music Album; Best Engineered Album; Best Recording Package, and the title single won Best Rock Performance, and Best Rock Song. The album was also awarded the British Album of the Year award at the 2017 Brit Awards. 2017 - Peter Sarstedt Northern Indian-born British singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Sarstedt died at the age of 75. He was best known for the single 'Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?' which topped the UK Singles Chart in 1969 (and 14 other countries), and won an Ivor Novello Award. End of post 1 of 2.
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Here are my GSOTD choices for this Friday. Enjoy the music.
Folk Rock: When I Paint That Masterpiece by The Band. https://pandora.app.link/DboG9U01Scb "When I Paint My Masterpiece" was frequently performed by the Grateful Dead in concerts starting in 1987; the song was sometimes played alongside several other Dylan songs. Though Grateful Dead vocalist Bob Weir sang lead on the song when it was played by the band, lead singer Jerry Garcia had played the song as early as 1972 with Merl Saunders and John Kahn , both of whom would become members of the Jerry Garcia Band .
R&B/Hip Hop: Queen Of The Night by Hey Violet. https://pandora.app.link/n4NgxJh2Scb Hey Violet is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California, consisting of Rena Lovelis (lead vocals, bass), Nia Lovelis (drums, percussion, piano, keyboards, synthesizers, backing vocals) and Casey Moreta (lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals).
Rock: One Week by Barenaked Ladies. https://pandora.app.link/n1svpJ02Scb
"One Week" is a song by the Canadian rock band Barenaked Ladies that was released as the first single from their 1998 album, Stunt. It was written by Ed Robertson, who is featured on the lead vocal of the rapped verses. Steven Page sings lead on the song's chorus, while the two co-lead the prechoruses in harmony. The song is notable for its significant number of pop culture references, and it remains the band's best-known song in the United States. Coincidentally, when the song reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, it remained in the top spot for one week.
Pop: Victory by Elizaveta Hhripounova. https://pandora.app.link/XxRTCZD3Scb Elizaveta Igorevna Hhripounova, now recording as Elizaveta, also formerly known as Elly K, is a Russian-American pianist, singer/songwriter and opera singer.
Country Gospel: Just A Closer Walk With Thee by George Jones. https://pandora.app.link/xpFbrCg4Scb
The Gospel Collection is the 58th studio album by American country music singer George Jones, released on April 4, 2003 on the Bandit Records label.
Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.
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Born On This Day In The Music World. Post 2 of 2. 1937 - Paul Revere Paul Revere, keyboards, Paul Revere and the Raiders, (1971 US No.1 single 'Indian Reservation', plus 14 other US Top 30 hit singles. He died on 4th Oct 2014. 1942 - Danny Williams Danny Williams, singer, (1961 UK No. 1 'Moon River', the Oscar-winning song was from the film Breakfast At Tiffany's). 1944 - Mike McGear Mike McGear, singer, brother of Paul McCartney, The Scaffold, (1968 Christmas UK No.1 single 'Lily The Pink'). 1945 - Dave Cousins Dave Cousins, singer songwriter with English folk rock group The Strawbs who scored the 1973 UK No.2 single with 'Part Of The Union'. 1946 - Andy Brown Andy Brown, drummer from English harmony beat group The Fortunes, who had the 1965 UK No.2 & US No.7 single 'You've Got Your Troubles' and the hits 'Here It Comes Again and 'Storm in a Teacup'. 1948 - Kenny Loggins Kenny Loggins, singer, songwriter, (one half of Loggins & Messina 1971-76), 1984 US No.1 & UK No. 6 single 'Footlose' from the film of the same name. 1959 - Kathy Valentine Kathy Valentine, bass, The Go- Go's, (1982 US No.2 single 'We Got The Beat', 1982 UK No.47 single 'Our Lips Our Sealed'). 1965 - John Ondrasik John Ondrasik, known by his stage name Five for Fighting, American singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for his piano-based rock, such as the top 40 hits, 'Superman (It's Not Easy)' (2001), '100 Years' (2003) and 'The Riddle' (2006). 1972 - Taja Sevelle Taja Sevelle, (real name Nancy Richardson), US singer, she started recording at age 15 in 1987. (1988 UK No.7 single 'Love Is Contagious'). 1974 - John Rich John Rich, bass, vocals, with American country group Lonestar who had the 2000 US No.1 & UK No.21 single 'Amazed'. Lonestar has charted more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs chart, including 9 that reached No.1. 1986 - Jinxx Jeremy Miles Ferguson, American musician, better known by the stage name Jinxx, with American rock band Black Veil Brides. Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.
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This Day In Music History for this first Thursday of the New Year. Post 1 of 2: 1955 - Bill Haley 'Rock Around the Clock' by Bill Haley and his Comets, entered the UK chart for the first time. The original full title of the song was 'We're Gonna Rock Around the Clock Tonight!' and is often cited as the biggest-selling vinyl rock and roll single of all time with sales over 25m. 1964 - The Beatles The Beatles recorded a seven-song appearance for the BBC Radio program Saturday Club. They played ‘All My Loving’, ‘Money’, ‘The Hippy Hippy Shake’, ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’, ‘Roll Over Beethoven’, ‘Johnny B. Goode’, and ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’. The show was broadcast on February 15, while the Beatles were in the US. 1964 - Cyril Davies English blues musician Cyril Davies died of leukemia aged 32. Davies was a driving force in the early Sixties blues movement forming Blues Incorporated with Alexis Korner. Davies and Korner opened a London Rhythm and Blues club "England's Firstest and Bestest Skiffle Club", later known as the "London Blues and Barrelhouse Club". Popular with other musicians, the club hosted gigs by blues musicians such as Muddy Waters, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee and Memphis Slim. 1970 - Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin kicked off an 8-date UK tour at Birmingham Town Hall. The set list included: I Can't Quit You Baby, Dazed And Confused, Heartbreaker, Since I've Been Loving You, Thank You, Moby **ahem**, How Many More Times, Whole Lotta Love and Communication Breakdown. 1971 - Black Sabbath Black Sabbath released 'Paranoid' their second studio album in the US. The album features the band's best-known signature songs, including the title track, 'Iron Man' and 'War Pigs'. The album was originally titled War Pigs, but allegedly the record company changed it to Paranoid, fearing backlash from supporters of the ongoing Vietnam War. 1972 - David Bowie David Bowie released 'Changes' as a single in the UK. The track peaked at No.49 on the UK chart and later at No.41 on the US chart. This was the last song Bowie performed live on stage before his retirement from live performances at the end of 2006 when he joined Alicia Keys at the Black Ball fundraiser at New York's Hammersmith Ballroom. 1974 - Aerosmith Aerosmith played at the Michigan Theatre in Detroit, the first date on their 56 date North American Get Your Wings Tour. 1980 - Pink Floyd Pink Floyd released 'Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)' in the US. The single peaked at No.1 on both the US and UK charts, giving Pink Floyd their first and only No.1 hit single. The single went to No.1 in many other countries, including Australia, Germany and Italy. 1980 - Hugh Cornwell Hugh Cornwall of The Stranglers was found guilty of possession of heroin, cocaine and cannabis. He was fined £300 ($510) and sentenced to three months in Penton Ville prison. 1981 - The Police The Police played the first night of a North American tour at The University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada during their Zenyatta Mondatta World Tour. 1994 - Oasis Oasis started recording their debut album Definitely Maybe at Monnow Valley Studio in South Wales. When released in August 1994, it became the fastest selling debut album of all time in the UK, (being surpassed in 2006 by Arctic Monkeys debut album Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not). The album went on to sell over 12 million copies worldwide. 1998 - Owen Bradley American record producer Owen Bradley died aged 82. Along with Chet Atkins and Bob Ferguson, he was one of the chief architects of the 1950s and 1960s Nashville sound in country music and rockabilly. Bradley produced artists such as Patsy Cline, Brenda Lee, Loretta Lynn, Lenny Dee, and Conway Twitty. 2001 - James Carr American rhythm and blues and soul singer James Carr died aged 58. After being turned down by Stax, he made his first recordings for Goldwax Records in 1964. He released several singles for the label before achieving his first success in 1966, when ‘You've Got My Mind Messed Up’ reached No.7 on the Billboard R&B chart. 2003 - The Beatles The Beatles Book Monthly closed down after 40 years. Author Sean O'Mahony who set up the magazine in 1963 said there was nothing more to say as the number of things the former Beatles were doing gets less and less as the years go on. 2004 - John Guerin Drummer John Guerin died of pneumonia aged 64. Worked with Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, Linda Ronstadt, Gram Parsons, Todd Rundgren. He also played on the original title tune for the television series Hawaii Five-O. 2006 - Pink Pink married her motocross racer boyfriend Carey Hart on a beach in Costa Rica. More than 100 people attended the singer's big day, including Lisa-Marie Presley. Pink proposed to him during one of his races in Mammoth Lakes, California, by holding up a sign that read "Will you marry me?" Hart pulled out of the race to say yes. 2010 - Michael Jackson According to Nielsen SoundScan's final 2009 figures, Michael Jackson was the best selling artist of the year, moving 8,286,000 units. Forty years after their break-up, The Beatles were still the best selling group, thanks to their remastered catalog which sold 3,282,000 copies. Digital downloads however, were a different story. Lady Gaga was the queen of the downloads, selling 15,297,000 digital tracks. The Black Eyed Peas, Michael Jackson and Taylor Swift all finished in the vicinity of 12 million digital units. 2016 - Troy Shondell American singer Troy Shondell died from complications of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease aged 76. He became a transatlantic one-hit wonder, with his 1961 'This Time', which topped the charts in both US and the UK, selling over one million records. He also recorded under the name of Gary Shelton. 2020 - Neil Peart Neil Peart, drummer and lyricist for Canadian rock band Rush, died from brain cancer aged 67. Placed at No.4 in Rolling Stone's list of all-time greatest drummers, Peart was well-known for his technical proficiency and animated live performances. End of post 1 of 2.
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GSOTD choices for this first Thursday of the New Year. Enjoy the music.
Pop: Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long Long Time) by Elton John. https://pandora.app.link/Z0DDhtfaRcb“Rocket Man” is a 1970s song by the renowned English singer Elton John. The lyrics of “Rocket Man” tell the story of an astronaut who is filled to the brim with mixed feelings about leaving his family and friends behind to embark on a mission to space.
American Folk Rock: The Railroad by Goodnight, Texas. https://pandora.app.link/FKSSAAsaRcb A folk rock band called Goodnight, Texas was named after the town of Goodnight, located 1415 miles directly between their hometowns of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and San Francisco, California. The band has performed in town 3 times as of 2017.
Roots Rock: Bleach Blonde Bottle Blues by Larkin Poe. https://pandora.app.link/YvL8vrDaRcb Larkin Poe is an American roots rock band originally from north Georgia and currently from Nashville, Tennessee fronted by sisters Rebecca Lovell and Megan Lovell. Featuring strong southern harmonies, heavy electric guitar riffs, and slide guitar, they are often touted as "the little sisters of the Allman Brothers". The band performed at the 2014 and 2016 Glastonbury Festival, and were voted "Best Discovery of Glastonbury 2014" by the UK's The Observer.
Blues: Angel From Montgomery by Susan Tedeschi. https://pandora.app.link/3SZHpkTaRcb Susan Tedeschi is an American singer and guitarist. A multiple Grammy Award nominee, she is a member of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, a conglomeration of her band, her husband Derek Trucks' the Derek Trucks Band, and other musicians.
Easy Listening: You And I by Eddie Rabbit (feat. Crystal Gayle). https://pandora.app.link/AVPjgX5aRcb"You and I" was the lead single, a duet with Crystal Gayle, written by Frank J. Myers. It was a major country pop crossover hit for both artists, topping the US and Canadian Country Songs chart, and peaking at #7 on the American Billboard Hot 100 chart, as well as #2 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
Until tomorrow, take care and stay safe.
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@Mytern16 the only way to private chat someone, you can direct message them through private message. If you click on someone's name it will say profile, you can message them from there. Take care and stay safe.
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@Mad_Hatter thanks for the tip, I like them. I am going to add some of their songs to the GSOTD playlist. You know Mad Hatter if you wanted, you could always post your favorite's to the GSOTD post, your picks will be added to the playlist. Here is the link for the playlist. Enjoy, take care and stay safe. https://pandora.app.link/bb8qL8hTPcb .
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@coolfox1hey how are ya?? I hope all is well and great for you. If you are at all interested in posting your favorite songs, or perhaps even favorite genre, there is a daily post that we do here in the Pandora community called "GSOTD" (Genre Songs Of The Day). Any songs that are posted are also added to a public playlist that was created just for this purpose. Here is the link to the playlist. I hope you listen to it, and I also hope you post your favorites. You take care and stay safe.
https://pandora.app.link/DsmG7nHJPcb . Enjoy the music. Be safe.
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