1966, The Doors officially signed with Elektra Records in a deal for the band to produce seven albums. The band also reluctantly agreed to release "Break On Through" as their first single. The lyric "She gets high/she gets high/she gets high" was changed to “She gets/she gets/she gets" in order to secure radio play. 1967, Pink Floyd plays two shows at Winter Gardens in … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – November 15
Earth Wind & Fire
Song Of The Day – “Shining Star” by Earth, Wind & Fire
As a pimply-faced Jewish teen growing up in a predominantly white New Jersey suburb, my exposure to the black experience was extremely limited. Sure there was Soul Train on TV and disco music on the radio, but the few African-American kids in my middle school mostly kept to themselves. At the same time, I volunteered at a hospital in predominantly black Newark, New Jersey … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day – “Shining Star” by Earth, Wind & Fire
Song Of The Day – “Spin” by Kelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
If you love tuba solos, they’re here. How about exotic string instruments like zithers and kalimbas? Check, they’re in abundance. Funky, funky brass? Present and duly accounted for. Exciting music like you’ve never heard before? Look no further than the welcome return of Kelan Philip Cohran and his latest group, The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Cohran played trumpet, zither and … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day – “Spin” by Kelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
The 3D Wonders of The World
On this episode of The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity, we are playing Wonderous music. Various lists of the Wonders of the World have been compiled from way back when to the present day, to catalog the world's most spectacular natural wonders and man made structures. The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable creations of classical … [Read more...] about The 3D Wonders of The World
Fantasy on The 3D RadioActivity!
Fantasy comes in several forms, some of which is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. Many works within take place in imaginary worlds where paranormal is common. Fantasy is generally distinguished from science fiction by the expectation that it steers clear of those themes, though there is … [Read more...] about Fantasy on The 3D RadioActivity!