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ROCKOLLECTIONS: LEFTOVERS AGAIN AGAIN PT.2

I am Re-creating a show broadcast Nov. 28th 2006, Fifteen Years and One Day Ago, then called Post Turkey Leftovers.

And now again!

Playing the same things I did then with slight modifications.

For…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 1, 2021 at 9:33pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: LEFTOVERS AGAIN AGAIN PT.1

This was a strange idea, take a show from Nov. 28th 2006, Fifteen Years and One Day Old, and re-create it.

Actually Re-Record it!

The same thing that happened to me 15 years ago, happened again...and happened again…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 29, 2021 at 10:38pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: HOME FOR THANKSGIVING PT.2

The Holiday is very close as people are making there way Home For Thanksgiving.

Something about Thanksgiving brings out the Farmlands, the Country Roads, Country Comforts for this City Guy!

Maybe because it seems a prettier Trip…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 24, 2021 at 2:08pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: HOME FOR THANKSGIVING PT.1

It's time for the Annual Rockollections Trip Home For Thanksgiving, the most heavily traveled time of year in the United States.

I try not to repeat songs each year, so it's a Different Way Home with new stops along the way and some interesting choices.…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 22, 2021 at 10:08pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS PT.6

This time I'll be Taking It To The Streets with Existing Real Named Streets.

We'll hear a few British Streets and a few American ones of that ilk.

Then a return to New York City for some numbered Streets you will undoubtedly be familiar…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 17, 2021 at 10:26pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS PT.5

Since I've been Taking It To The Streets, I thought we'd stroll around Greenwich Village in Musical Ways.

And if you're talking about the Village, well you're going to hear some Folk Music.

I'll have some Pioneering Musicians In Folk Rock with…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 15, 2021 at 10:14pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS PT.4

It's Taking It To The Streets, and I'll accept Boulevard.

In many American Cities and Towns, they have a Main Street they call Main Street, lol!

But not here In New York, although we do have a big Street called that in the Borough Of…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 10, 2021 at 9:46pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS PT.3

I am Taking It To The Streets, and that's undoubtedly a good thing.

If we were Locked Down there would long ago have been Fighting In The Streets, Running Wild In The Streets!

I have a song for the Streets Of This Town, and one for the the…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 8, 2021 at 9:49pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS PT.2

I am Taking It To The Streets, so let's Get Out In Them!

Here In New York and other major cities, the Street Corners were Training Grounds for Vocal Harmonies.

Like in Sports, some of them made the Big Time.…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 3, 2021 at 10:09pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TAKING IT TO THE STREETS PT.1

The air is brisk, refreshing, and after the couple of years we've had it's time for Taking It To The Streets!

This begins a Theme Series.

Starting with some Big People On The Streets, Hot Shots In Their Own Mind.…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 1, 2021 at 9:03pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: HALLOWEEN 2021 PT.2 END

I'll start this 2nd half with a Halloween Marriage Proposal!

Then a guy who should forever be a Halloween Perennial, unless the Zombies find something he Tweeted 50 years ago.

He's good for costumes, decorations, toys and more- of course I am…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 27, 2021 at 10:15pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: HALLOWEEN 2021 PT.1

It’s that scary time of the year again, Halloween.

Making it the Season Of The Witch- a song I have played many versions of over the years.

But I confess I had forgotten the one I will present this time.…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 25, 2021 at 10:32pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: PLAY BALL PT.6 END

It's the 9th Inning, the Finale to the Series, and I am expecting a Walk-Off Home Run!

A couple of thoughts- Willie Mays was the BEST player I ever saw, and when asked a Baseball question of any sort and you don't know the answer, say Babe Ruth.…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 20, 2021 at 9:18pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: PLAY BALL PT.5

I am Keeping The Ball Rolling for my Salute To Baseball with this first of two final halves.

It is Week 3, and 3 is a Big Number in Baseball, as well as in another institution, and we will briefly explore the Spiritual Side of Baseball.…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 18, 2021 at 8:01pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: PLAY BALL PT.4

It is now an Official Game, so even if it rains it counts, lol!

There is a local flavor to this Rockollections Episode.

But not exclusively.

I know I am surprising a good amount of people who never…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 13, 2021 at 8:52pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: PLAY BALL PT.3

Welcome to Week 2, I figure we are about in the Bottom of the Third Inning or Top of the Fourth now.

Continuing with this Salute To Baseball, the song most commonly connected with the Sport is Take Me Out To The Ballgame.

I will!…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 11, 2021 at 9:12pm — 7 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: PLAY BALL PT.2

It's the Second Inning- no score, nobody on and nobody out!

We continue with Baseball, which has long been called Our National Pastime, but probably isn't anymore.

You'll hear about my Love/Hate Relationship with Baseball....like you…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 6, 2021 at 9:34pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: PLAY BALL PT.1

This is the beginning of a Series done on impulse.

I have long intended to do a few shows about Baseball, but I always thought I would do it in the Spring, for Opening Day.

But realizing that the Playoffs start Tuesday, (there are Wild Card games…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 4, 2021 at 9:21pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: AUTUMN SHOW PT.2

After such a hot Summer for us here in NYC, it is nice to move into Autumn.

And we still have that annual phenomenon to enjoy...Indian Summer!

That will be noted in this Closing Half of the Autumn Show.…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 29, 2021 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: AUTUMN SHOW PT.1

The Salute To Autumn has become an almost Annual Tradition at Rockollections.

Rather than play he same Songs over and over, I always try to dig out ones you haven't heard in a long time, or maybe never have heard.

Autumn Songs tend to be…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 27, 2021 at 9:56pm — 2 Comments

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