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ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.6

While I was listening to the songs I was playing in the first half hour of this show, I thought of a couple of Oldies that might also fit that mini-topic.

So at the break, I ran over and picked out a couple.…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 15, 2018 at 10:29pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.5

I will start this Chapter with a song about something a few people wrote me and suggested we should have.

Hint: it is built to be Outside.

Don't really know why we need one, I wouldn't…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 13, 2018 at 9:33pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.10

I’ll start this Chapter with a Cover Song that did better on the Charts than the Original, and a Sax in there you may have forgotten.

Sax And The City moves on with an unusual Instrumental co-written by the unlikely pairing of Duane…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 9, 2018 at 2:49pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.9

We interrupt the House Building to return to Sax And The City, lol!

I was filling in Time, and I will return to that Housebuilding Theme as well.

Time is Precious- just ask Van The…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 6, 2018 at 9:20pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.4

The Roof is finished, and we included an Attic while we were up there.

Building A House With Song- now it is time to start filling in this Shell of a Structure with Rooms.

And one Room…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 1, 2018 at 11:56am — No Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.3

Well, we have made great progress in the last week with Building A House.

Since you build from the bottom up, we are putting the Finishing Touches on the Roof.

And I will be getting…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 29, 2018 at 9:38pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.2

I am attempting to Build A House With Song, and it seems the next logical step would be...well, what is it that Real Estate people say?

Location...Location...Location...it's time for Choosing A Location.…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 25, 2018 at 8:13pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.1

Now THIS is a challenge!

And one I have been thinking about for years.

To try and take Music and use it to Build A House!

While I always knew how…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 23, 2018 at 9:42pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.8

I’ll start this Chapter with a Suggested Song.

And even for Rockollections or Sax And The City, there are suggestions, and there are those that carry a certain weight, lol!

Then a trip back in…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 20, 2018 at 9:51pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.7

It’s Sax And The City, with Songs that prominently contain or feature Saxophone.

I have spoken before about how I place a great emphasis on Songs that Begin and End Series- it’s a chance to set the mood and/or close by saying something…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 16, 2018 at 9:38pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.6

In the previous Chapter, I said this is right where I want to be.

It’s a nice diversion as Sax And The City Grooves Into Jazz.

Including my favorite Jazz Song, which 2 years after its release,…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 11, 2018 at 9:03pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.5

Sax And The City returns after a week off so I could plead the 4th!

This is trouble- between me thinking of more Sax songs and people making better suggestions than they ever have, this Series may never end, lol!…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 9, 2018 at 9:48pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 4TH OF JULY 2018 PT.1

Once again, my failure to turn the Calendar Page, as is often the case, interrupts the Sax And The City shows.

At the last moment, I discovered we are just days away from the 4th Of July- in other words it's Almost Independence…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 3, 2018 at 10:12pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 4TH OF JULY 2018 PT.2

It is America's 242nd Birthday, the day the Declaration Of Independence was approved and ratified, July 4th, 1776.

Older than me, but I'm pretty damned independent too!

The firing of cannons and muskets accompanied the first public readings of the…

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Added by Mike Pell on July 3, 2018 at 10:05pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.4

The Amazing Sound Of The Saxophone is what we are listening to in Sax And The City.

And now we come to The Greatest Band That Ever Existed, always a good idea in any Musical Endeavor.

They have…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 27, 2018 at 9:36pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.3

More Wailing Saxophone as I move through the years with Sax And The City.

I replayed a Song from last week because I talked over it, it was necessary as I was running short of time- but it was the only 45 RPM a guy's father ever…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 25, 2018 at 9:06pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.2

We move on with Sax And The City- our Celebration Of The Saxophone!

They are still in Rock & Roll but nowhere near as prevalent as in those Early Days in The 1950’s.

Sometimes the Sax wails…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 21, 2018 at 9:47pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.1

It’s the start of a new Series, a Celebration Of The Saxophone!

With no apologies to HBO and their old Series, I am calling this Sax And The City!

This could go long, there’s lots to choose…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 20, 2018 at 8:46pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND THE SUMMER OF LOVE PT.14

A lot of traveling in this Episode, finishing up in L.A. and then a trip across country back to New York.

After that, a short stop on Long Island, before the long journey across the pond to more of the scene in…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 13, 2018 at 11:12pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND THE SUMMER OF LOVE PT.13

I realize just how impossible it is to play all the songs I want to in this 1967 And The Summer Of Love series, no matter how many years it takes.

In this opening half, I'll have something I couldn't ignore, Protest Music...just…

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Added by Mike Pell on June 11, 2018 at 9:49pm — 2 Comments

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