Posts tagged ‘ABBA’

December 22, 2011

Rearview Mirror – ChaCha

Rearview Mirror is our annual look back at the year in music from our friends in and around the business.  Musicians, managers, roadies, superfans, bloggers etc..

Today’s recap comes from Elba sidekick ChaCha, who underwent brain surgery in 2011. She talks about that ordeal and what it was like to hear music again for the first time with a tumorless brain.

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May 10, 2011

This Day in Music History (Sort Of)

It was this day in 1877, that President Rutherford B. Hayes had the White House’s first telephone installed in the telegraph room. We pay tribute with our favorite songs celebrating this particular piece of communication technology.

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May 26, 2010

Frank Turner Wants You B-Side Him.

Care to meet me half-way? Photo by danh_photos

British folk-punk troubadour Frank Turner is putting his mouth where his vinyl is.  The B-Side of his latest Epitaph Records single, “Try This At Home”, is up for grabs for some lucky unknown band.  “Try This…” is a rallying cry for a new generation to pick up instruments and tell their own stories, so this contest is a nice extension of that.  Details here.

Good luck to all the artists who enter, and an inside tip – Frank loves ABBA (seriously), so if you can Swede up your entry you just might win.

Frank just finished touring in China (what?) and apparently has no plans of slowing down.  Full world hopping tour dates below.

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