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Sixties Sounds Celebrated in the 21st Century

A slew of the Sixties’ most enduring and celebrated rock artists are highlighted via outstanding recent releases, while singer-actress Doris Day’s wonderful 1967 collection “Love Album” has been reissued as a deluxe edition with bonus tracks. Artist: The Monkees. Title: Good Times! (Rhino) You might like if you enjoy: The Monkees, Weezer, Fountains of Wayne, XTC. Tell me more: The magic that…
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The Happy Together 30th Anniversary Tour Announces Line-Up For August 1 at TPAC

This summer, classic music fans will rejoice as the renowned Happy Together 30th Anniversary Tour 2014 comes to Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s James K. Polk Theater on Friday, August 1, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. Listeners will hear their favorite songs …
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The Resurrection of Mitch Ryder

On the cusp of his 67th birthday, legendary rock ‘n’ soul artist Mitch Ryder shows no signs of slowing down now. In December, he released his first book – the warts-and-all autobiography, “Devils & Blue Dresses,” and the explosive singer is making the rounds promoting it. After an absence of nearly thirty years from the U.S. market, he’s coming out with “The Promise” – an album of new songs that was previously released overseas. Later this month, he’s off to Europe for a…
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Mitch Ryder – The Promise

It’s a homecoming of sorts for Mitch Ryder, one of the great R&B vocalists; his music is back at last on American soil. For years he’s toured abroad, supporting fourteen albums released in Germany, and the new CD “The Promise” is his first U.S. release in nearly thirty years. Not since his 1983 “Never Kick A Sleeping Dog,” produced by Mellencamp, has the Detroit Wheels’ frontman (“Devil With A Blue Dress On/Good Golly Miss Molly,” “Sock It To Me Baby”) let his countrymen…
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