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ROCKOLLECTIONS: BOOKER T AND THE MG'S PT.2 END

Continuing with Booker T & The MG’s on an old show from November 2008.
They had a number of hits in the 60’s.

Bassist Steinberg was replaced by Donald “Duck” Dunn in 1965.

The group had its first hit with Booker T playing his signature Hammond B-3 organ in 1967, and it was used…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 31, 2013 at 1:44am — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: BOOKER T AND THE MG'S PT.1

An old show from November 2008 as I am on vacation, and I picked it because you cannot tell when it was done- except for one instance where I mentioned Election Day, which it was.
This was the first and only time so far I have ever featured an instrumental band on the show- and I couldn’t have picked a better group than Booker T & The MG’s.

A popular soul band in the 60’s & 70’s, they…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 28, 2013 at 11:49pm — 9 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CALL ME MISTER PT.4

Let's move forward with the Mister songs a bit, even dipping into the 70's.
I'll begin with the tune that in my opinion is THE song that started a whole type of Music- what became known in the mid-60's as Folk Rock.
Not only that, it began the American…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 24, 2013 at 3:50am — 5 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CALL ME MISTER PT.3

I can HEAR!!!
The doctor fixed me.
I can hear people talking to me, my phone ear (the left) is working again, and best of all, I can hear Music...in STEREO!…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 22, 2013 at 9:37am — 7 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CALL ME MISTER PELL PT.2

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

But there are many hard-core Oldies people I know who think Music changed for the worse- ended even- with the arrival of the Beatles.
I like dipping back now and then for a show or…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 17, 2013 at 1:15am — 12 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: CALL ME MISTER PELL PT.1

Well I warned you.
Something about the Summer brings a yearning for Oldies to me.
This is a departure from the usual Music I play, almost all the songs will be from the 50's and early 60's.…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 15, 2013 at 11:01am — 10 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL.IV- ODDS AND ENDS PT.2

More of that NEWER Music for most of this 2nd half of Odds & Ends, songs from the last year or two.
The Theme without a Theme, lol!
Beginning with a guy who I'll bet has had more Music released since he died than when he was…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 10, 2013 at 1:16am — 6 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: VOL.IV- ODDS AND ENDS PT.1

Here's one of those every now and then Odds & Ends Shows I like to do- no Theme!
But every time I sit down and do them, a Theme takes shape.
Apparently I cannot play Music any other way, lol!

In this case, it arose from my being labeled an Oldies…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 8, 2013 at 12:17am — 8 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: 4TH OF JULY 2013 PT.2 END

As the 4th Of July fast approaches, I'll go off on a mini-rant on Patriotism.
What the hell happened to it?

This country has done more good in the world than any other.
And continues to do so.…
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Added by Mike Pell on July 3, 2013 at 8:50am — 4 Comments

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