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From the Rough of Seals and Crofts’ Catalogue: ‘Diamond Girl’ on Turntable Tuesday

This week I’m spinning hits from Ray Parker Jr. and Major Harris, but I’m going to focus on “Diamond Girl” from Seals and Crofts.

07/22/2014

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Ron Howard Will Direct Beatles Live Concert Documentary

Ron Howard will direct a documentary on The Beatles — the first theatrical film featuring the band in over 40 years — focusing on the Fab Four’s live performances.

07/16/2014

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Watch Andre 3000 Portray Jimi Hendrix in First ‘Jimi: All is By My Side’ Trailer

While Outkast is currently reunited for a globe-spanning festival tour, band member Andre 3000 (AKA Andre Benjamin) is getting added exposure thanks to the release of the first trailer from upcoming feature film, Jimi: All is By My Side, a biopic starring the rapper in the titular role of Jimi Hendrix.

07/07/2014

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Long-Standing Park Slope Record Store Closing Doors After 42 Years

The rent is too damn high. And because of that, Fifth Avenue Record and Tape Center in Park Slope, Brooklyn will be closing its doors for good.

07/07/2014

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Listen To 100 Famous Bass Lines In This Funky Medley

Get ready to feel the rhythm and the fun.

07/07/2014

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#Trending In Entertainment: Shia Again, Meshach Taylor Dies, & Robert Downey Jr.’s Son Gets Arrested

This week a child star is in trouble (again), a beloved actor passes away, and an A-lister’s son may be following in his father’s footsteps, but not in a good way.

07/04/2014

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Dan Taylor Takes To the Skies in Vintage Biplane

It’s really great when the weather cooperates. Sure, fuel may be $6.00 a gallon, but who cares when you’re having fun!

07/02/2014

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Impress Your Friends This 4th Of July By Knowing The Science Of Fireworks

And if you’re worried you’ll forget some of the specifics, don’t worry, most of your friends will be a few drinks deep by the time the show starts! Your knowledge will still be as impressive as the show in the sky.

07/02/2014

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Turntable Tuesday: We Know You Must Be Feeling ‘Hot In The City’

From the vinyl to the labels, it’s fun to share the songs they way we first heard them at home and on the radio. Every week, I’m going to share a few I’m playing for the day.

07/01/2014