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“Love Me Don’t”

Didja know that Ringo is not playing drums on The Beatles classic debut single “Love Me Do” Nope, and it isn’t Pete Best ( the bands original drummer ) either. It is actually a Scottish […]

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The Singing Nun

Do you remember The Singing Nun? In 1963 she had a number one record with her song “Dominique” Her real name was Jeanine Deckers and she lived in a convent in Belgium. “Dominique”was not just […]

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Badfinger

Badfinger….(Pete Ham, Tom Evans, Joey Molland and Mike Gibbons).the band “you didn’t know, you didn’t know”! Of course you loved their multiple hit singles. “Come and get it” No matter what” and “Day after day”….. […]

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What’s the Point?

We’ll get to the point dear reader, but first we want to talk about our favorite singer/songwriter from The 60’s Harry Nilsson! Unassuming, soft spoken, timid, tremendously talented and criminally unrecognized. In our book, Harry […]

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Let’s talk about ’60’s music

I’m Rick Shoemaker. Growing up and making a life on the West coast of Southern California, I have worked as a Singer/Songwriter, Session Player, Music Teacher, Disc Jockey and Music Business Executive. Most importantly I […]

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TUNING IN

Musical diversity exploded on the radio in the 60’s. In fact, 1960 ushered in a new programming format called ” Top 40 radio.” Quite simply, it was a format that featured the 40 most popular […]