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ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.10

It's a Series on Time In Rock & Roll, and a long one.

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!…

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Added by Mike Pell on February 2, 2023 at 12:58am — 1 Comment

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…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 30, 2023 at 8:32pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL8- ODDS AND ENDS PT.2

It’s an Odds & Ends Show, Volume 8 if you’re keeping score.

I’ll start with a bit more remembering some of the Rock & Rollers we've lost, some Household Names, some not.

Then I will make a sharp turn, shake things up!…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 25, 2023 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL8- ODDS AND ENDS PT.1

Here's one of those every now and then Odds And Ends Shows I like to do- no Theme- but a Theme invariably takes shape!

I started with a small acknowledgement of Sgt. Pepper and sure enough a Theme took shape.

A sort of Memorial for some of the…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 23, 2023 at 10:27pm — 2 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…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 18, 2023 at 7:28pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.7

This lengthy Musical Look at Time moves on.

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…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 16, 2023 at 9:24pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.6

There are so many songs in our Music on the subject of Time- and this extensive listen to them is guided only by my own Free-Form, varied tastes.

We heard those Long Time Songs, not always happy, so let's have some Good Times tunes.

Let Them…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 11, 2023 at 10:01pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.5

It's Rock & Roll...Time!

See if you can guess who sings the opening song- doesn't sound like himself.'

Then a couple of voices you will surely know.

Which will tip us toward Long…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 9, 2023 at 10:17pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.4

The main topic of this Episode has been around since people have had emotions and walked the Earth.

That Combination Of Love and Time!

Then it's no secret I think in Connections with these Shows- sometimes so right out there you can almost see…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 4, 2023 at 11:51pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.3

Time Marches On, and so do I with this First Show of the New Year!

Time and More Time Music!

How many Times have we been told Time Is Fleeting, the Seconds Fly By?

So that is another focus of this…

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Added by Mike Pell on January 2, 2023 at 9:46pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.2

The New Year is the inspiration for this Series, a Musical Look At Time.

And it's been a long Time coming!

Time is Precious and is always Speeding Past, I'll make a note of that

Plus how to make the best…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 28, 2022 at 10:22pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TIME PT.1

For the Last Show of the Old Year, a few songs for the Turning Of The New Year.

The Passage of Time.

Life is pretty much all about Time!

We look at Time with a mixture of happiness and…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 26, 2022 at 9:37pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CHRISTMAS PARTY 2022 PT.4 END

Proving the Party is all-inclusive, I'll open this final episode with a song for Hanukkah.

Then Songs Of Joy, and some Carols that we don't get to hear.

It seems the British are the ones keeping these songs from prior Centuries…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 21, 2022 at 11:33pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CHRISTMAS PARTY 2022 PT.3

It's getting more and more Christmasey as Time and the Party roll on.

Is Christmasey a word?

Not sure, but it's the name of a Song.

Been tough getting around the city with all the hustle and bustle of…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 19, 2022 at 10:46pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CHRISTMAS PARTY 2022 PT.2

We begin this 2nd half with a song that is not a Christmas song at all.

But so Joyous it seemed right to play.

Then a quick switch, with a song by Tracy Newman and the Reinforcements that made Dolly Parton cry!…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 16, 2022 at 2:43pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CHRISTMAS PARTY 2022 PT.1

When I started to do this show, it occurred to me that it was at Christmastime in 2009 when I launched the official name change to Rockollections, complete with a new theme song.

I was never happy with that old name Rock Lives, and I wasn’t the one who picked it.…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 12, 2022 at 9:22pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: GEORGE AND JOHN REMEMBERED PT.2

If George was the Quiet One, John Lennon had to be the Loud One.

Dec. 8th is the anniversary of John's death.

I don’t like to play the same stuff as everybody else.

So while I will play Imagine, it’s…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 7, 2022 at 8:29pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: GEORGE AND JOHN REMEMBERED PT.1

It's that strange time between losing 2 Beatles- the deaths of George Harrison, November 29, 2001 and John Lennon, December 8, 1980.

I’ve said in the past that John has all the songs written about his passing, while George had none I knew of.…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 5, 2022 at 11:16pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BLACKOUTS PT.4 END

Time to wrap up this short series on Blackouts.

I'll start with a few more Songs Of Seduction for those Birth-Spikers.

As a moderately successful Seducer, I can never hear too many of those, lol!

Then it…

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Added by Mike Pell on December 1, 2022 at 12:09am — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BLACKOUTS PT.3

Got two more parts on Blackouts- apparently I haven't seen the Light yet, lol!

Looking back at the one in 2003- the one I enjoyed least of all- the last I heard about it was that it originated from Somewhere In Ohio.

Had something to do with an…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 28, 2022 at 10:12pm — 2 Comments

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