Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #84 – Billy Preston: “Will It Go Round In Circle” b/w “Blackbird”– A&M-1411

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #84 – Billy Preston: “Will It Go Round In Circle” b/w “Blackbird”– A&M-1411 Welcome back my friends, to the series that never ends… “The Jukebox Series” focused on the 80 records that currently inhabit my 1963 Seeburg LPC1 jukebox. I’ve had my jukebox (or […]

Today in Rock History – December 31st

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1966, The Monkees started a 7-week run at No.1 on the singles charts with the Neil Diamond song ‘I’m A Believer’. 1966, Ray Charles appeared at the City Center Arena in Seattle Washington, tickets cost $4.50 on the door. 1966, The Move, Pink Floyd, and The Who appeared at the New Year’s Eve All Night […]

Today in Rock History – October 31st

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1964, Bob Dylan performs a Halloween concert at New York’s Philharmonic Hall. CBS is recording the show for a possible live album. Dylan shows off a new composition called “Advice to Geraldine on Her Miscellaneous Birthday.” 1964, Ray Charles was arrested by Logan Airport customs officials in Boston and charged with possession of heroin. This […]

Today in Rock History – June 13th

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1967, The Bee Gees appeared live on the UK TV show ‘As You Like It’. The group were promoting their debut single ‘New York Mining Disaster 1941.’ 1969, The Rolling Stones held a photo call in Hyde Park to introduce new guitarist Mick Taylor. The 20 year-old former John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers member made his live […]

Today in Rock History – April 26th

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1965, Bob Dylan arrives in England for a tour promoting his new album, Bringing It All Back Home. D.A. Pennebaker films his performances and acerbic exchanges with the press for the documentary Don’t Look Back. 1966, Dusty Springfield was at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me’. 1966, […]

The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity is playing Winners & Losers

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On this episode of The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity we are continuing our recent musical theme.  We have heard songs about games, tunes about The Olympic events and other sports were the focus last time, and now we have started with Win or Lose for the fortunate and for those who aren’t as lucky.   It’s […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “America The Beautiful” by Ray Charles

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By1972, the year he recorded his Gospel-tinged version of “America The Beautiful,” Ray Charles’ career was deeply in decline. It had been many years since his last hit and his recording contract with ABC was coming to an end. Indeed, the “A Message From The People” album that originally contained this song sank without a […]