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ROCKOLLECTIONS: WEBSTER'S BIRTHDAY PT.1

Rather than Webster’s Birthday you are undoubtedly used to seeing the Words “Webster’s Dictionary”.

On this date, October 16th 1758, Noah Webster was born- making it his 260th Birthday!…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 15, 2018 at 9:44pm — No Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: MR. SONGS PT.2

Well I am getting those Oldies out of my system, and coincidentally also had my ear fixed!

I like dipping back now and then for a show or two.

More songs with MR. in the title!…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 10, 2018 at 10:29pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: MR. SONGS PT.1

I am having computer problems, so here is a rerun from long ago.

This is a departure from the usual Music I play but the presentation will remain the same.

Almost all the songs will be from the…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 9, 2018 at 12:08am — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.12 END

It’s Bax To Sax for Sax And The City, and the Final Chapter!

When is the BEST time to hear a Hot Wailing Saxophone?

For me, at a small Rock & Roll Club Around Midnight!…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 3, 2018 at 8:29pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.11

It’s a Return To Sax And The City for 2 Final Chapters!

I still had that pile of songs and I wasn’t going to waste them.

There are a million Saxophone Songs to choose from- some I picked…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 1, 2018 at 9:27pm — 1 Comment

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.4 FINAL

Avast Ye Mateys!

We’ll ride with The Boatman, Take A Night Sail and Come In With The Ship.

Meaning it’s time for the End Of The End Of Summer Cruise and a Return To…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 26, 2018 at 9:06pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.3

It is just Barely Autumn, still warm enough for the End Of Summer Cruise to continue.

Weather is no respecter of Calendars!

This Episode we’ll right away Build A Boat.…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 24, 2018 at 9:17pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.2

Well we got our feet wet in that first half.

Now we’ll need Sailors for this End Of Summer Cruise.


Any volunteers?


A good short set about…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 19, 2018 at 9:31pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.1

It was a very hot Summer this year, hitting the 90’s far to often for me.

Add in the humidity and I want out!

It’s always cooler by the Water, so for this last week of the Summer, I…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 17, 2018 at 9:37pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: NEW YORK CITY SONGS 2018 PT.2 END

As a nation we have grown so divided it saddens me.

We were so united in those days following the attacks by fanatic muslim terrorists.

It’s New York City Songs for us who got slammed, and…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 12, 2018 at 5:47pm — No Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: NEW YORK CITY SONGS 2018 PT.1

Once again, I was surprised to see September 11th falling on a Tuesday, the day of the show, when it is broadcast terrestrially over the airwaves.

Over the years for September 11th, I have explained that although the Pentagon was…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 10, 2018 at 9:19pm — No Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CROSBY STILLS AND NASH PT.2

Side Two is all ready to go.

And I went off on why I like the song Helplessly Hoping so much.

Besides all the alliterations included in it, there is that chorus...oh that chorus!…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 5, 2018 at 8:21pm — 3 Comments

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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Added by Mike Pell on August 9, 2018 at 2:49pm — 2 Comments

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