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Little Richard Laid to Rest in Alabama

Rock and roll pioneer Little Richard was buried at the Oakwood University Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama on Wednesday. He passed away earlier this month.
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11 of Little Richard’s Biggest Hit Songs

While the world is mourning the loss of rock and roll pioneer Little Richard, his music lives on as a testament to his enduring talent and legacy.
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Little Richard Dies at 87

Little Richard, a founding father and pioneer of rock and roll, has died. He was 87. His biggest hits include “Tutti Frutti,” “Long Tall Sally,” and “Lucille. Read more now.
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Priest Moonlights as DJ to Lift Spirits During Coronavirus Pandemic

A Catholic priest in Portugal is helping his parishioners find some added relief amid the coronavirus pandemic by getting behind the turntables to spin dance music twice a week.
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Jazz Legend Ellis Marsalis Dies at 85

New Orleans jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis has died. He was 85. The renowned pianist and educator had been hospitalized for coronavirus and was awaiting the results of the test.
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Toddler's Tearjerking Song 'Dinosaurs in Love' Goes Viral

A 3-year-old may have just penned the best song of 2020. Singer Tom Rosenthal learned that musical talent runs in the family after his young daughter, Fenn, wrote her very first song, which she also produced and sang. Rosenthal shared the song on social media with the caption, “She came up with all...
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Study: 78 Minutes of Music a Day Improves Mental Health

There have been been plenty of studies that prove the health benefits of music, but just how much of a daily intake do you need to start reaping the benefites? 78 minutes. A study by the British Academy of Sound Therapy found that listening to music for that amount of time helps maintain good...
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FERG BLURBS -- Depeche Mode For Kids

Noisey posted an interview with a father from Colombia , who has a Depeche Mode cover band of sorts with his kids...and oh my God, they are so cool! The dad's name is Dicken Schrader, and he's from Bogata, Colombia in South America, where he and his two children, Korben (10) and Milah (14), have a...
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FERG BLURBS -- Top Ten Albums

I've always been an "album" guy when it comes to consuming music. Sure, there are individual songs I like here and there from artists, but if you're a music artist and I'm listening and buying your albums, I'm into what you're doing. Sometimes, all it takes is one song to convince me I need to hear...
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FERG BLURBS -- Barenaked Ladies Reunite

(Image Courtesy USA Today Images) I'm not the biggest Barenaked Ladies fan in the world, but even I have recognized that their impact on music is nothing to scoff at. We in the States may only know them as the band that sings about "Chickety-China, the Chinese Chicken" on their hit " One Week ," or...
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