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It’s #ConstitutionDay ….

The Emmy Awards air live from L.A. on NBC tonight with hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che. Plan to watch? It’s #ConstitutionDay and #CitizenshipDay. It’s #CitizenshipDay. Are you a new U.S. citizen? How did you celebrate? Today marks the 27th anniversary of the release of Guns n’ Roses’ Use Your Illusion 1 and 2. On this day in 1972 M*A*S*H premiered ... Read More »

Guns n’ Roses ~ Quiz Time!

Guns n’ Roses‘ released Use Your Illusion 1 and 2 on this day (September 17th) in 1991. Before Use Your Illusion 2, a slightly different version of that album’s cover of Bob Dylan‘s “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” appeared on a soundtrack album. What movie was it for? Stumped? Here are a few hints. Other artists on the soundtrack album of this 1990 movie include Elton John, ... Read More »

Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” Certified Gold ….

In a 1990s interview, Pink Floyd’s late keyboardist Rick Wright recalled something that stood out to him about “Wish You Were Here.” In a 1990s interview, Pink Floyd’s late keyboardist Rick Wright recalls something that stood out for him about “Wish You Were Here.” OC:…whole song. :22 “It’s one of the few songs that people actually sing along to with ... Read More »

PAUL McCARTNEY: Back to Number-One

Paul McCartney has gotten back to where he once belonged. His new album, Egypt Station, is number-one this week on the Billboard 200 album chart. It’s the eighth chart-topping album of McCartney’s post-Beatles career, but his first since Tug of War, 36 years ago. He also has 19 with The Beatles — 14 made while they were together and five with collections released ... Read More »

THE BEATLES: Re-Editing History?

Paul McCartney says there’s still the possibility that The Beatles‘ Let It Be film will see the light of day again, but perhaps with a completely different slant. Paul McCartney on the status of The Beatles’ Let It Be film. OC:…in a year or two. :35 [Courtesy of Radio X] “The original movie was really about the break-up of The ... Read More »