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Forgotify, the Last Frontier: “If I Had You”

Dinah Washington led a prolific and successful career, but died before her time due to weight loss drugs.

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Record Machine: Top 5 Christine McVie Songs

In honor of Christine McVie returning to Fleetwood Mac and the start of the band’s extensive touring schedule, let’s talk about some of my favorite songs from the British singer.

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Forgotify, the Last Frontier: “You Don’t Know What Love Is”

Don’t mind me, I’ll just be over here crying in the corner because I just fell in love with an artist who retired from music in 1966. 

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Forgotify, the Last Frontier: “Grievin’ Blues”

YES. Give me that delicious old-school blues, courtesy of John Lee Hooker (1917-2001), who is immortal thanks to the music he wrote and performed. 

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Record Machine: Pearl by Janis Joplin

“Me and Bobby McGee” may be the more well-known song in the Janis Joplin oeuvre, but my Pearl favorite is the short, (nearly) a capella tune that follows.

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Record Machine: The Rolling Stones’ Sticky Fingers

The Rolling Stones’ 1971 album Sticky Fingers not only features some of their very best songs, it is also the album that features concept artwork by Andy Warhol. The original vinyl sleeve features a real working zipper, and friends, that’s just what we have here today.