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Katie Vossler explores South Texas Pop Culture Center

Just a couple of years ago, two friends -- both San Antonio natives and music-lovers -- decided there was something missing in the Alamo City.

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Related Topix: Texas, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, Pop/Rock, ZZ Top

Mon Jul 28, 2014

New Urban Legends

Eroticked Off

Claim: Jimi Hendrix was dropped as an opening act from a Monkees tour because the Daughters of the American Revolution complained that his stage act was "too erotic."

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Sundown, NY, Music, Entertainment

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'We should get some lyrics written for that': One of the...

Likely owing to its quippy, rapid-fire delivery, the Monkees' "Goin' Down" - a non-album b-side variation on "Parchment Farm" by Mose Allison that accompanied Davy Jones' huge hit "Daydream Believer" - has long been thought to have arrived as one brilliant off-the-cuff improvisation.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

TheAlternativePress.com

Livingston Summer Concert Series: The British Invasion Tribute

LIVINGSTON, NJ On Sunday night Regal Bank hosted the Summer Concert Series starring the British Invasion Tribute at the Livingston High School gazebo.

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Related Topix: Livingston, NJ, Pop/Rock, The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, The Searchers, Art Garfunkel

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Slate Magazine

A Different Kind of Summer Song

All week, day and night, sunshine and rain, I have been replaying the veteran, underappreciated garage-rock band Reigning Sound's first album in five years, Shattered , with my feelings padding around it like a jungle cat in a zoo enclosure, circling one question again and again: Why does Greg Cartwright's voice so arrest me in my steps and wind ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

The Baltimore Sun Susan Reimer column [The Baltimore Sun :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 20--Just like Lewis Carroll's Alice, I slipped down an Internet rabbit hole and I found myself face to face with Collabro, a musical theater boy band from Britain.

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Related Topix: Musical Theater, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'I'm not a Monkee every day': For Micky Dolenz, there's been much more to life

Even after more than four decades, Micky Dolenz still doesn't see himself as a Monkee .

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Micky Dolenz, Theater, Arts, Pop/Rock

Thu Jul 17, 2014

High Times

Cold Beer & Broads Premieres New Song

Cold Beer & Broads is a collective of musicians who have rubbed elbows with legends and had a hand in critically acclaimed projects.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The B-52'S, Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television

BroadwayWorld.com

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Micky Dolenz, 8/1

Micky Dolenz does it all -- actor, musician, television director, radio personality, Broadway star and director! But his claim to fame stems from The Monkees where he shot to celebrity status as lead singer and drummer in the fabulous '60s! Dolenz brought us "Last Train to Clarksville", "I'm a Believer" and "Daydream Believer".

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Micky Dolenz, Pop/Rock

Examiner.com

Today in Rock: July 17

On this day in 1950 also on this day singer-songwriter Phoebe Snow is born in New York, New York.

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Related Topix: York, NY, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, John Lennon

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Spiked

The Ramones: never again

On The Ramones , The Ramones set out their big idea: make it minimal. This meant repetition rather than elaboration.

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Related Topix: Punk, The Ramones, Pop/Rock

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'One of the best songs he ever wrote': The Monkees' ...

One of Mike Nesmith's best-selling songs wasn't recorded by the Monkees, though bandmate Micky Dolenz says it should have been.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Today in Rock: July 8

On this day in 1944 Jai Johanny Johanson, future drummer for The Allman Brothers Band, is born in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

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Related Topix: The Allman Brothers Band, Pop/Rock, Gregg Allman, Ocean Springs, MS, The Clash, Punk

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Mail

The Monkees Micky Dolenz wears a union flag T-shirt over Fourth of July Weekend

'They think we're scum.com': Inside Silicon Valley's 'jungle camp' where hundreds of homeless live in tents, caves and tree huts just a short walk from rows of digital millionaire's mansions He must be dreaming! Man caught napping during Yankees game sues ESPN for $10MILLION because 'announcers made him feel like a fatty cow that needed two seats' ... (more)

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Something Else! Reviews

'So many groups used studio musicians': Micky Dolenz...

The Monkees have been knocked around by critics since their meteoric late-1960s rise for not playing on their first songs.

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Related Topix: Comedy, The Monkees, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Peter Tork, The Byrds

Houston Press

Nashville Stars Step Onstage But Not Out of Character

It's been several decades, since The Monkees and The Partridge Family , that a television show about fictional musicians has turned its actors into real-life singing stars.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Film Shorts

Back to the Future "Let me show you my plan for sending you home. Please excuse the crudity of this model.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

New Yorker

Movie of the Week: "Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice"

This post was meant to be a celebration of Paul Mazursky's first feature , but it turns out to be a memorial for the filmmaker himself, who died today, at the age of eighty-four.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Comedy, Drama Movies, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice, Entertainment, Television, Alex in Wonderland, Pop/Rock, Movies

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