Month: February 2016

1981 Best Albums

1981 Best Albums
But for now, inside the comfy confines of 1981, more established classic rock artists like the Rolling Stones, Rush, Journey, Tom Petty and Genesis still held sway. That said, they sat side by side with newer acts including the Clash, the Police, the …
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Foo Fighters drummer has fun with classic rock
He divides his life between his superstar rock band and the pressure-free existence of his other rock band. He is doing what you would do with your life, if somebody let you do it. “I need to find another hobby,” Hawkins protests. “I could use a life …
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Latest Country, News

Turkish football's 'night of shame' shows how similar the country is to the UK
On newsstands in Turkey, it is striking how much of the game's fallout concentrates on how the event has been covered abroad. “Turkish football's night of shame” ran the headline in Günebakış Gazetesi. The country's bestselling daily sports paper …
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Bracketology: NCAA Tournament bubbles are bursting all over the country
The top four teams in the final Tuesday bracket of February are the same as one week ago, in the same order. The Kansas Jayhawks edge the top team in both the RPI and KenPom rankings, the Villanova Wildcats, for the top overall seed by virtue of their …
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Kelsea Ballerini Has 'Dibs' on Second Country Airplay No. 1
Kelsea Ballerini becomes one of only five women to notch No. 1s on Billboard's Country Airplay chart with their first two charted titles, and the first in 15 years, as "Dibs" rises 3-1 (45.4 million, up 10 percent, according to Nielsen Music) on the …
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Latest Blues, News

Marietta blues competitions wraps up 24th year
Marietta blues competitions wraps up 24th year. February 21, 2016. By JEFFREY SAULTON ( , Parkersburg News and Sentinel. Save |. MARIETTA – For 24 years the River City Ohio Blues Competition has been a gateway for …
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'Out of the Blues' is a novel Robert Johnson might have appreciated
You've likely heard a version of this story before. A young Delta blues musician, Robert Johnson, stands in the middle of a Mississippi crossroads guitar in hand, a mediocre player at best. The devil appears, takes Johnson's guitar, tunes it, and in …
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River City Blues Competition kicks off, showcases 10 bands from area
"People are trying to go to the next level," said Shaun Booker, lead singer of the Shaun Booker Blues Band. "So I expect all these players to be really good. This is better than your average amateur. These are people that are going to the next level …
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St. Louis Blues can run win streak to season-high five at Arizona Coyotes
In the midst of a 12-1-1 stretch against the Coyotes, the Blues (34-17-9) have won six straight at Arizona and own a 26-6 goal advantage in the last five. St. Louis also extended its overall series winning streak to six games with a 4-1 home victory …