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This Week In Music History Aug 28-Sept 10

Posted by Lilly Duncan on

The week in music history brought to you by Just a couple of highlights from this week in music history! SEPT 2: Very sad news today, Jimmy Buffett has passed away at age 76, The iconic American musician was renowned for his laid-back, coastal-inspired music often referred to as "Gulf and Western." His hit songs like "Margaritaville" and "Cheeseburger in Paradise" capture a carefree beach lifestyle. Beyond music, he was an author, businessman, and the driving force behind the Margaritaville brand, encompassing restaurants, merchandise, and more. His devoted fanbase, known as "Parrotheads," passionately embraced his island-influenced tunes, making him a cultural...

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Looking Back At Those We Lost In 2022

Posted by James Duncan on

Some great musical talents left us in 2022, and it's worth taking a minute to remember them and the musical gifts they left us with. Many are missing here for sure and this is not meant to be an exhaustive list but here are some of the most notable deaths from last year in alpha order (name/known for/date of death in '22): Rick Anderson: The Tubes bassist (Dec. 16) Barry Bailey: Atlanta Rhythm Section guitarist (Mar. 12) Thom Bell: Producer/arranger/songwriter-- Philly sound (Dec. 22) Marilyn Bergman: Lyricist "The Way We Were" etc., past Chair of ASCAP (Jan. 8) Jet Black: Stranglers...

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