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ROCKOLLECTIONS: CROSBY STILLS AND NASH PT.1

I did this show August 2009- and it was a hot, sticky August day in New York City.

After having taken the bus and train to get to the Radio Station, the traditional hard candy for non-talking I kept in my pocket was indeed…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 3, 2018 at 9:05pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS:VOL2- COVERED BY THE BEATLES PT.2

I'll finish that album, With The Beatles, right away.

I still can't get over the fact that album was released on the day President Kennedy was assassinated!

Then I'll move on to what…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 29, 2018 at 9:09pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL2- COVERED BY THE BEATLES PT.1

Here's a now-and-then series I started in February 2011, Covered By The Beatles.

As you should be aware, the Beatles put many older Rock & Roll songs, mainly from America, on their early albums and EP's.…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 27, 2018 at 9:42pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.8 END

This is it, the Closer for Building A House With Song.

And I am still blaming that other guy, that Jack guy- HE did it...it wasn't me, lol!

The House We Have Built Is Completed And Is…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 22, 2018 at 8:59pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BUILDING A HOUSE WITH SONG PT.7

The House We Have Built Has Become A Home!

There are a couple of things I discovered doing this Building A House With Song Series.

First, this was tougher than I expected;…

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

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 — 2 Comments

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 want…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 13, 2018 at 9:33pm — 2 Comments

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 Eddy…

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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 that…

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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 serious…

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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 I…

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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 Declaration,…

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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

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