Category Archives: Music History

America: 50th Anniversary 

They formed the band America as teens. This year, Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell celebrate the band’s 50th anniversary with an International tour. Dewey Bunnell, Dan Peek, and Gerry Beckley formed the American rock band America in London in 1969. The … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2019

This is a reissue of last year’s Mother’s Day post with some new music. Enjoy. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there. We honor you today, the second Sunday in May because of all you have done for us. … Continue reading

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Easter Bonnets

At Easter let your clothes be new Or else be sure you will it rue. Poor Robin, an 18th-century English almanac maker, is credited with writing this doggerel. The notion that ill-luck would follow one who had not something new at … Continue reading

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