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February 2016 Blog Posts (10)

ROCKOLLECTIONS: JOHN AND MARY PT.1

It is Celebrate Your Name Week, a holiday established in 1997 by American Onomatology hobbyist Jerry Hill.

Hill prescribed the first full week in March as a week for everyone worldwide to embrace and celebrate his or her name.

In this 21st Century, the most common names for boy and girl babies are Jacob and either Sophia or Emily (depending upon the…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 29, 2016 at 11:23pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VALENTINE HANGOVER PT.2 END

Another Look At that part of Love that has the bumps in the road and the bruises that come with them.

All part of this Valentine's Hangover!

Centering on what is maybe the most frustrating aspect of Love, even for patient people (leaves me out, lol!)- waiting for it to come along and find us.

I'll bring it all home on a hopeful note, it's…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 24, 2016 at 10:55am — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VALENTINE HANGOVER PT.1

Well Valentine's Day has come and gone, and of course I hope you had a great one.

This week, the Valentines Hangover- a NOT all sweetness, flowers and candy Musical Investigation of the other side of Love- for that faction who wants nothing to do with it, and all others who have been stung by it.

In other words, if you are over the age of 10, you will relate, lol!

Answering my own…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 22, 2016 at 12:13am — 6 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.10

This may be the longest Series on Time In Rock & Roll ever done.

I'll start with a Song I stole a line from on a date, then a couple It's About Time I played.

After that, Time And Place- those Wrong And Right Times And Places!

I'll have a short, beautiful, tricky tongue twister from the Mamas & Papas, and it took some Time for them to get it right.

People forget how important and experimental the Mamas &…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 17, 2016 at 4:37pm — 6 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.9

I am back on the Time Wagon- great thing about it is you can jump on any Time, it's always running!

This Time, a Look and Listen to the 2 biggest complaints about Time- Waiting and Not Having Enough Time.

As things turn out though, properly used we may Have All The Time In The World.

Since I am never really sure what I am going to play, I found myself coming up short of Time in this Chapter.

So I quickly grabbed a…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 15, 2016 at 11:57pm — 7 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VALENTINES DAY 2016 PT.2

This St. Valentine’s Day Edition continues with a solo song from a member of a famous Trio to start.

Then I went to the Oldies Box for a few.

After that, I'll have a Song I've been wanting to play for you for years, but never seemed to remember it.

It's a Love Lost I first heard in 1997, another achingly beautiful one!

For a finish,…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 10, 2016 at 9:50pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VALENTINES DAY 2016 PT.1

The Super Bowl is over, and now we can turn our attention to Valentine’s Day.

For it, I wandered around the Music Library picking out Love Songs.

Songs I like- some more strongly than others- but this is not my Greatest Love Songs Of All Time countdown, lol!

Love can lift you up, Love can break your heart.

And some of the BEST Songs…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 8, 2016 at 9:50pm — 5 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.8

Fairy Tales, what do they have to do with Time?

Well most if not all begin with, "Once Upon A Time...!"

How many Songs can you think of that have that as their Opening Lyrics?

I thought of two.

Then, while doing this Series I have discovered how frequently the word Time appears in writing and conversation.

And even more so in our minds, in that instant we wonder, before looking, What Time Is It?

Those are the…
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Added by Mike Pell on February 3, 2016 at 4:38pm — 6 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.7

After a week off, this lengthy Musical Look at Time returns.

And what better measurement of Time is there than the Clock?

That’s our starting point for this Chapter, along with the Good Times and the Bad Times!

Plus various and sundry things, lol!

Enjoy the Music!

 

Here are the links to Tick Tock to Mike Pell Rockollections:

 

At Podomatic:

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Added by Mike Pell on February 2, 2016 at 2:44am — 5 Comments

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