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Stan Freberg, Master Of Satire: 1926-2015

Friday, 10 April 2015 06:28 AM Written by

Stan Freberg never retired before he died Tuesday in Los Angeles of pneumonia at 88.  Freberg's legacy was his innate knowledge that authenticity was the key to great satire. 

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Sandy Mason Theoret, entertainer, former Pittsburgh TV personality, singer and Nashville songwriter died April 1 in Florida. She'd been suffering from pancreatic cancer. She was 75.  Pittsburghers around in the 1960's may remember the cheerful, perky Sandy Mason co-hosting Popeye and Friends with Joe Negri on WTAE with "Tommy" and "Granny," the puppets she voiced.

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Before Kanye And Taylor: The 1975 CMA Awards

Wednesday, 08 April 2015 07:20 AM Written by

You think Kanye West acted badly toward Taylor Swift on the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards was unheard of? My friends, I give you the 1975 Country Music Association Awards!

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'Better Call Saul' Songbook, Episode 10 (4 Songs)

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 06:17 AM Written by

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read unless you've seen the Season Finale of Better Call Saul.

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'Mad Men' Music: 'Is That All There Is?'

Monday, 06 April 2015 06:20 AM Written by

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read unless you've seen the Season premiere episode of Mad Men, the first of the final seven episodes.

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On April 21st, the Forty Below label will release John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers – Live in 1967, 17 numbers by the legendary British blues band led by singer, keyboardist and harmonica player Mayall. The Bluesbreakers became a training ground for Eric Clapton, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, Mick Taylor, Rick Vito and many other future blues and rock players.

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Dion At The Bitter End, 1971: PG Music Podcast

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 04:23 PM Written by

 

Only three tracks from this onstage set were ever released back in the day. This is the complete show.

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The Stones In Pittsburgh: A Quick Mini-History

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 06:04 PM Written by

 

The Stones first came to Pittsburgh in 1964. No video of that appearance, but here are some samples starting 43 years ago, in 1972 up to more recent years. All these are from bootleg recordings—no video except for the final one.  Also no video or audio of the September 28, 2005 PNC Park show.

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