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Bobby Vee hits back

“I punched my buddy in the nose after lunch”…Wha?…Hunh? Yep, that’s what the man said, that man? Robert Velline! However you know him as Bobby Vee, and that is the opening line of lyric from […]

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The Laurel Canyon Mafia!

Yes, Virginia, there was a “Laurel Canyon Mafia”. Laurel Canyon, a cozy hamlet centered in the low-lying Hollywood hills, looming over the infamous Sunset Strip and acting as a geographical and cultural divide between L.A.s […]

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When Wendy Was Walter

You, of course remember and loved “The First Movement of The Brandenburg concerto number three in G major” Dintja? You should, it’s been a huge hit TWICE, although initially it was a regional hit breaking […]

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Did you get “Head” in 1968?

The truth is most people didn’t! “Head” was the first and last feature film starring The Monkees! Released 49 years ago today Nov. 20, 1968….Columbia Pictures produced and distributed the film and everyone believed it […]

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“Whats A Matter Baby?”

The Music Business is rich with great stories! One of our favorites is about Ike Turner and his new girlfriend, protegee, meal ticket, future wife and Love Slave. Anna Mae Bullock…..Mrs. Tina Turner! As the […]

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“Poor Jenny”

As a regular reader of Sixties Music Secret’s you’re probably aware that many of our posts are inspired after hearing a rare piece of music from the 60’s, which is the inspiration behind this post. […]

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John Lennon, Whistle Blower

Right about now, July 2017. Smack dab in the middle of Sgt. Pepper’s 50th anniversary, you probably believe you know and have heard everything about this iconic recording. Well! Hang onto your mustache Billy Shears….Didja […]

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Days Of Future Passed

You, of course remember, loved and likely played ’til the grooves turned grey The Moody Blues Iconic ambitious and beautiful “concept album” “Days’ of Future Passed” This was only the bands second L.P. Following their […]