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Flashback 4/15/21

It was 49 years ago this week (April 15th through April 22nd, 1972) that Roberta Flack scored her first Number One hit with “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face.” The song was nearly three-years-old when director Clint Eastwood tapped it for inclusion in his movie Play Misty For Me, about a disc jockey, set against the backdrop of…

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Flashback:Pete Townshend 4/14/21

It was 47 years ago today (April 14th, 1974), that the Who‘s Pete Townshend played his first ever solo concert in London at The Roundhouse. The concert, which took place on Easter Sunday, was scheduled during a break from Townshend’s recording sessions for the Tommy – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack. He had originally envisioned a mellow low-key gig to…

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Al Green 4/13/21

Happy Birthday to soul legend Al Green who celebrates his 75th birthday today (April 13th)!!! In 2014, Green was among the recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors from President Obama at a gala performance in Washington, D.C.’s Kennedy Center. Tribute performances included Earth, Wind, & Fire on “I Can’t Get Next To You,” “Love and Happiness,” and Jennifer Hudson on “Simply Beautiful.” Usher performed “Let’s…

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