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Orillia Folk Society Kicks Off New FridayFolk Season

Orillia Folk Society Kicks Off New FridayFolk Season

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September 26 marks the beginning of a brand new eight-concert FridayFolk Series in Orillia. Featuring Canadian contemporary and traditional acoustic music, the popular series is organized by the volunteer-run Orillia Folk Society.
“FridayFolk provides a unique opportunity to experience live performances by both up-and-coming and well-established artists,”says Deb Gemmell, chairperson of the…

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Check out the original album cover artwork for The Clash’s ‘London Calling’

Check out the original album cover artwork for The Clash’s ‘London Calling’

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The original album cover artwork by Ray Lowry for ‘London Calling’ by the Clash

Ray Lowry (1946-2008) first met the band in 1976. The artist saw the raw energy of the Clash, the Sex Pistols and other punk bands as a perfect match to that expressed in the 1950s’ rock and roll that he loved. Some of the sketches in this lot clearly show Lowry’s original, and very different, concept for the album…

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Listen to some new Neil Young – “Who’s Gonna Stand Up?”
WinnieBrave with Something Solar – Live in Orillia – 09/21/14

WinnieBrave with Something Solar – Live in Orillia – 09/21/14

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Under cloudy skies local favourites WinnieBrave played songs from their excellent self-titled album to a small but enthusiastic crowd behind the Kahuna Surf Shop in Downtown Orillia, then after they made their exit we had the pleasure of listening to Something Solar; who are a duo from Weslaco, Texas made up of Angel Rodriguez & Rachel Udow, they play a sweet mix of Americana/Folk Rock.

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The Ramones ‘Road to Ruin’ was released on this day in 1978

The Ramones fourth studio album ‘Road to Ruin’ was released on September 21st, 1978, it was the first album to feature…

The original cover artwork for The Ramones album ‘Road To Ruin’, featuring Tommy Ramone

The Original album cover for The Ramones 1978 ‘Road To Ruin’ which was drawn by Gus MacDonald featured Tommy Ramone on drums, but after Tommy left and was replaced by Marky cartoonist John Holmstrom was brought in to redesign it to include Marky instead of Tommy.

The original cover artwork for The Ramones album ‘Road To Ruin’, featuring Tommy Ramone

The Original album cover for The Ramones 1978 ‘Road To Ruin’ which was drawn by Gus MacDonald featured Tommy Ramone on drums, but after Tommy left and was replaced by Marky cartoonist John Holmstrom was brought in to redesign it to include Marky instead of Tommy.

Born on This Day Leonard Cohen

Happy Birthday to one of coolest living cats out there, Leonard Cohen

Kota Ezawa – Beatles/Dead Kennedy’s: “California Über Alles”

Japanese-German artist Kota Ezawa gives us “Beatles Über California”, the video blends the animation of The Beatles 1964 performance on The Ed Sullivan Show with the…

Johnny Marr quits The Smiths

Johnny Marr quits The Smiths

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Original news article about Johnny Marr leaving The Smiths, from Melody Maker, 8th August, 1987.

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