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It was long ago and faraway, the world was younger than today – Janis Ian on the 1st SNL

On Oct. 11, 1975, Janis Ian performed “At Seventeen,” her song about teenage pain and coming-of-age awareness, on the first broadcast of NBC’s Saturday Night Live. The song had been released as a single in August and would go on … Continue reading

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Come on up for “The Rising”

“The Rising” is the song Bruce Springsteen wrote in response to the Sept. 11 attack/tragedy/horror. It was released on the CD of the same name, which contained reflections on different aspects of 9-11. “The Rising” was Springsteen’s 12th studio album, … Continue reading

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Bring me a “Higher Love” — Winwood’s #1 Grammy Award winner

On Aug. 30, 1986, Steve Winwood had the top song in the US with “Higher Love,” from his Back in the High Life CD. Winwood is a songwriter and musician – the vocalist, keyboardist, guitarist, bassist, drummer, etc. who played … Continue reading

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