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Classic Rockers Talk About Rock Life in the 60s/70s

By Dave Price — Music Editor and Senior Writer This article 1st appeared in Booming Encore Mickey Dolenz vividly recalls the first time he realized he wasn’t just an actor playing a rock and roll drummer on TV anymore, but … Continue reading

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For Eric Burdon, Singing Is Still a Spiritual Sound

By Dave Price This article 1st appeared in Booming Encore At age 75, he may need some assistance from a cane and the strong left arm of a loving wife to get from the dressing room to the backstage area. … Continue reading

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Woodstock with Waves: Why Music Cruises Are A Big Hit with Baby Boomers

By Dave Price This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me If you’re a Baby Boomer who still loves the music of your youth and also sailing the Caribbean, then music cruises may be for you! One of the fastest … Continue reading

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If 2016 Had a Theme Song, It Would Be ‘All Things Must Pass’

By Dave Price 1st Published in Booming Encore Under a somber November sky, as they waited for the plane arriving into Washington from Dallas, author Mary McGrory turned to then presidential aide, later-to-be Senator from New York Daniel Patrick Moynihan … Continue reading

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63-Year-Old Punk-Pop Star Cyndi Lauper Still Having Fun Singing, Supporting Feminism

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me A little more than three decades ago, singer Cyndi Lauper told us that girls just want to have fun. Today, at age 63, Lauper is teaching us that mature women can still … Continue reading

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Sweet Sounds from the Street

Street music can be really sweet music. The other day, my wife and I took the MARTA to the Woodruff Center for the Arts here in Atlanta, where our granddaughter would be singing and acting in a series of fractured … Continue reading

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Dana Fuchs: Serene Singing Angel, Sexy Devil Temptress, or Both?

Given that it’s the musical child of the sacred – gospel – and the supposedly sacrilegious – blues – it’s not surprising that rock n’ roll often reflects a spiritual crisis that plays out in both its music and its … Continue reading

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