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ROCKOLLECTIONS: A BARREL OF MONKEYS PT.2

More Monkeys In The Barrel for this continuing Series.

Can’t get that visual out of my head, there must be some way to dull them.

Oh, I know what to…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 18, 2017 at 9:20pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: A BARREL OF MONKEYS PT.1

I am calling this Chapter of Talking To The Animals A Barrel Of Monkeys- a bad visual if there ever was one.

Imagine opening that lid, those little monsters…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 16, 2017 at 10:32pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: THE BIG CATS PT.2

More of the Big Cats with this Talking To The Animals Series.

We had Lions, so it's clearly time for Tigers.

And…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 11, 2017 at 8:48pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: THE BIG CATS PT.1

I am not sure how long this Talking To The Animals Series will go, I will trust my Animal Instinct.…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 9, 2017 at 9:52pm — 3 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TALKING TO THE ANIMALS PT.2

It’s Talking To The Animals, inspired by the Oct. 4th Feast Of St. Francis Of Assisi.

To help us do so, A Trip To The Bronx Zoo, one of the best in the…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 4, 2017 at 8:51pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: TALKING TO THE ANIMALS PT.1

Oct. 4th is the Feast Of St. Francis Of Assisi, maybe the most popular of Saints for his Love of Animals.

I am…
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Added by Mike Pell on October 2, 2017 at 10:08pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS:VOL1-SONGS INSTRUMENTAL TO POP PT.2

Continuing with more Songs Instrumental To Popular Music and Rock & Roll!

I will again ease you into the Rockers after a maybe mellow set that is a Musical Travelogue without Words.

Beginning with a…
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Added by Mike Pell on September 27, 2017 at 11:14pm — 13 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS:VOL1-SONGS INSTRUMENTAL TO POP PT.1

This is an idea that has been simmering for years, and I finally thought I’d go with it.

Instrumentals have been around forever.

And they have contributed greatly to Popular Music and Rock &…
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Added by Mike Pell on September 25, 2017 at 9:55pm — 7 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL.8 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 lost recently, some Household…
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Added by Mike Pell on September 21, 2017 at 9:34pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL.8 ODDS AND ENDS PT.1

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

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Added by Mike Pell on September 20, 2017 at 9:09pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND SUMMER OF LOVE PT.12

Having done that show for the 45th Anniversary of Sgt. Pepper, I have been avoiding the Beatles in this 1967 And The Summer Of Lover series.

I cannot any longer, as one of the year's highlights took place June 25,…
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Added by Mike Pell on September 13, 2017 at 6:50pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND SUMMER OF LOVE PT.11

After a few weeks away, a return to that great year 1967, And The Summer Of Love.

AM Radio back then was Top Forty, but for a number of years that wasn't even true- they played about 25 records, sometimes…
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Added by Mike Pell on September 11, 2017 at 9:50pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: NEW YORK SONGS PT.2

More New York City Songs, most years a tradition in Honor Of 9/11.

No forgetting and no forgiving!

My memory is that for months after, when I would pass the remains of the World Trade Center, it was still…
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Added by Mike Pell on September 6, 2017 at 9:22pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: NEW YORK SONGS PT.1

As we approach the 16th Anniversary of 9/11, I will continue with a tradition I started on the 1st Anniversary.

No selfishness here, New York Songs because I am a New Yorker, do a show from New York, we…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 4, 2017 at 9:09pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CHUCK BERRY PT.2

I'll start this Closing Half off with the Original of a Song I played recently by the Rolling Stones on that short Blue And Lonesome Series.

This began as an Odds And…
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Added by Mike Pell on August 31, 2017 at 12:31pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CHUCK BERRY PT.1

This show started out as an Odds And Ends one.

The first two songs are evidence of that, having to do with my Vacation.

And having recently listened to the latest and last new Chuck Berry album "Chuck", I played a…
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Added by Mike Pell on August 28, 2017 at 10:01pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND SUMMER OF LOVE PT.10

The Theme for Rockollections much of this Summer has been a return to 1967 for the Summer Of Love.

I have two stories in this…
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Added by Mike Pell on August 23, 2017 at 9:47pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND SUMMER OF LOVE PT.9

Continuing our Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of 1967 & The Summer Of Love, a return to its birthplace, San Francisco.…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 21, 2017 at 8:34pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND SUMMER OF LOVE PT.8

More Remembrances of the 50th Anniversary of 1967 & The Summer Of Love.…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 16, 2017 at 10:11pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 1967 AND SUMMER OF LOVE PT.7

I will continue our 50th Celebration Of A Year, with two title tracks from 1967 albums to begin.

Back in the…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 14, 2017 at 10:27pm — 9 Comments

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