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Apr 1, 2014 | LA Weekly

If Your Band Sucks, a Manager Isn't Going to Help

With Etta James, Big Jay McNeely, Young Jessie, Johnny Otis and Little Esther leading the way, Los Angeles' mid-1950s rhythm & blues scene was one of the frantically fertile anywhere in the world, and the brilliantly sly doo-wop group The Coasters ranked among the city's very finest.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, us Travel, North America Travel, Los Angeles Travel, Travel, Blues, Etta James, Pop/Rock, The Coasters

Wed Jan 01, 2014

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Happy 2014 New Year Video Birthday to the Incomparable Mary Weiss

Today we send up a most Happy Birthday to the remarkable Mary Weiss. She gave us THE voice on the airwaves in "Remember ," "Give Him A Great Big Kiss," and one of the greatest teen angst "class conflict" songs ever written, "Leader of the Pack."

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Related Topix: Leader of the Pack, Entertainment, Television, Blues, The Shangri-Las, Oldies, Dance, Shindig

Sat Dec 28, 2013

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Happy 2013 Video Birthday to Music Legends Johnny Otis, Edgar Winter, Earl Hines, and Alex Chilton

Today we send a birthday shout out to four major musical talents, each a legend in their own right! It's a big Happy to Johnny Otis, Edgar Winter, Earl Hines, and Alex Chilton.

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Related Topix: Blues, Jazz, Earl Hines, Jackie Wilson, Soul, Etta James, Big Mama Thornton, Shuggie Otis

Sat Nov 30, 2013

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Happy 2013 Birthday to Two Great Wits and Two Great Rockers

Jonathan Swift has been called the greatest prose satirist in the history of Western literature, mainly thanks to works like Gulliver's Travels and A Modest Proposal.

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Related Topix: Jonathan Swift, Pop/Rock, Arts, Literature, Mark Twain, Vocal, Blues

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