Browsing: rock music

Opinion
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BETWEEN THE LINES: This past Sunday night, February 9, marked the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” A record 73 million Americans — more than a third of the U.S. population and considerably higher than the first Super Bowl TV audience three years later — tuned in. Some were habitual…

Opinion
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BETWEEN THE LINES: Numerous artists and performers have been honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. None of them, however, or any performer for that matter, has ever had the distinction of having an extensive exhibit at the National Constitution Center (NCC). After almost three years at the Rock and Roll…

Opinion
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BETWEEN THE LINES: This past July 12 marked the 50th anniversary of the Rolling Stones’ first performance. I became a fan within a few years, but didn’t see them live until 27 years later. On August 31, 1989, in Philadelphia, I saw the first of 115 concerts. I had not become an obsessed fan; rather an…

Business
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We can’t believe it, but it turns out neighborhood staple and music mecca Zig Zag Records has zigged and zagged for the last time! Forgotten New York author Kevin Walsh informed us via Facebook that he heard rumors Zig Zag Records (2301 Avenue U) shuttered for good. After a bit of searching around, we stumbled onto…

Arts & Culture
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Black Book Magazine published a profile honoring two iconic television hosts you probably have never heard of, and definitely didn’t know were from Sheepshead Bay. Scott Lewis and Gary Winter of The Scott and Gary Show spent the early 80s producing a cult music and comedy show for public access television. They never made a…

Events
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(Photo courtesy of FDNYTrucks.com) There will be a party cruise leaving Pier 2 in Sheepshead Bay this Saturday, October 3, 2009, to benefit New York City Firefighter Richie Manetta and his family.There will be a DJ affiliated with the Golden Sunshine catamaran operators onboard providing music, as well as the live bands Underwhelmed with Mike…