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Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

No pressure but you have until Sunday to cast your vote for who should be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame next year. The top five vote-getters will be tallied along with the other ballots by industry

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Super Cooper Brothers

The Cooper Brothers for me are just the most amazing band, I have loved them ever since first hearing them on my little red transistor radio when I was a little girl.  Their songs, the harmonies, the music, it’s like

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Jewel 98.5 Presents John McDermott Trio Celebrating 25 Years!

  Internationally renowned recording star John McDermott is coming to Ottawa, bringing with him a storied career of musical accomplishments and a wealth of talent.   This tour will showcase a variety of selections from his storied discography presented through

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Listening To Music While Working Or Studying Can Help Increase Productivity

So, what is the best music for studying or concentrating? Author Dan Jacques wrote an in-depth article on that topic. Here’s a quick overview… The University of Wales undertook a study in 2011 to see how well students were able to

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Going Southern In November

When I was young, I loved listening to my little transistor radio and our local radio station CKTS and all the great music coming out of that little speaker under my pillow at night. The Cooper Brothers were one of

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Boy George He’s Back!!

It’s been a while since anyone has been able to utter the words…..new music and tour from Culture Club but now we finally can!! Culture Club has just released their first single in 20 years and it’s called Let Somebody

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Get Your Phil…With This New Upcoming Box Set

He has been a member one of one of Britain’s most significant rock bands, Genesis and not to mention, one of the world’s biggest male solo stars, but Phil Collins was always eager to collaborate with an eclectic range of

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A Petty Box Set ;)

If you’re a fan of Mr Tom Petty then mark September 28th on your calendar as Reprise Records will be releasing An American Treasure, a career-spanning Tom Petty box set. The 60-track set unveils dozens of previously unreleased recordings, alternate

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TD Ottawa Jazz Festival

  The TD Ottawa Jazz Festival returns for the 2018 season. The line-up includes an incredible host of performances that are sure to inspire and entertain!     The Ottawa International Jazz Festival is the premier music event to take

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Wish You Had More Time To Listen To Music? You’re Not Alone

As we grow older, the amount of time we spend listening to music diminishes. Interest in new music seems to peak in our early 20s. After that, we tend to cling to the music we discovered in our youth. There

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Between A Rock And A Hyde Place

Remember the band The Payolas of the eighties and the song Eyes Of A Stranger?  They later changed that to Rock And Hyde as the band was comprised of Paul Hyde and Bob Rock.  Paul Hyde later went solo while

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A Summer Of Music In A Magical Setting

You can enjoy a magical stay at CAMMAC Music Centre located on Lake MacDonald in the Laurentians where classes are geared to all levels of experience and interest. Whether your dream is to play alongside your child, return to a

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The Mac Is Back

Honestly my life would not be complete without Fleetwood Mac in it.  Whether that is as the band itself or all the solo projects that came along with them.  From Steve Nicks to Christine McVie to Lindsey Buckingham or Mick

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The Music Lives On

It was a sad day in music history when the one we simply knew as Prince passed away.  But he was simply more than just Prince to his fans as all his great work has shown having written for the

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Learn Laugh Listen and Recover

Addictions can be anything really…..alcohol, drugs, gambling, food….the list is endless.  The ones who suffer are the people with the illness but the ones who stand by and watch also suffer in their own way too.  I’ve learned along the

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