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By: David Becker Getty Images Entertainment
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David Lee Roth Finishes New Album Watch Him Sing “Happy”

"Happy" is a song written by Pharrell Williams, but I have seen many versions of it on the internet, this one is the strangest. Of course you have to listen to David Lee Roth talk a little about himself, but you can hear a version of David doing it then he sings with a vocal band.

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Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.
Photo by Kevin Winter/ImageDirect.
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Crazy On You by Heart [VIDEO]

Ann and Nancy Wilson wrote this song about Mike Fisher, who was an original guitarist for Heart (he eventually stopped performing and became their sound man) - he and Ann were dating. According to Ann, she felt that the world was crazy and sometimes maddening, but her relationship with Mike kept her balanced

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By: Mark Metcalfe
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By: Mark Metcalfe Getty Images Entertainment
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David Lee Roth Is Crazy, Here’s More Proof

DLR likes playing with swords and knives and doing strange dances and showing off his knowledge of Japanese martial arts, and just generally being different.

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John Rodriguez;
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Utility Work Will Close A Portion Of East Superior Street – Starting July 28

The City of Duluth is informing the public of the scheduled temporary closure of East Superior Street, between 12th and 13th Avenues starting Monday, July 28. Utility connections are being extended to the new CVS pharmacy and the closure is expected to last until late Friday, August 1

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Fooled Around and Fell in Love by Elvin Bishop [VIDEO]

Although Bishop is known as a Blues musician, this song was a huge Pop hit and still gets considerable airplay on Adult Contemporary radio. The song does not represent the body of Bishop's work, but he does love playing it live.

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Category: Featured, Music History
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mindie burgoyne used by permission
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The Most Touching Happy Birthday Message I Have Ever Seen

I have never met Mindie Burgoyne in person. We connected on facebook because we both share an interest in haunted places and the paranormal. She lives on the Eastern Shore where I used to live and so I delight in reading about some of the places I have visited and some I have yet to visit.

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(Photo Kool Staff)
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Living The Blues, Canned Heat’s Story of Music, Drugs, Death, Sex and Survival [REVIEW)

Over the years I've read hundreds of books on music, but in all honesty, this is by far the best, and most thorough I've ever read. Where many other band books may briefly touch on the dark side of music, my friend, Fito de la Parra holds nothing back. He tells it exactly as it was, with brutal honesty.

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Ben Blankenburg
Ben Blankenburg
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Make Your Voice Heard Regarding The Chester Bowl Ski Jumps At A Meeting On July 31

The City of Duluth invites the public to an informational meeting about the plans for removal and memorialization of the Chester Bowl Ski Jumps. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 6:00 PM at the Central Hillside Community Center located at 12 East 4th Street.

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Songwriters Hall Of Fame 42nd Annual Induction And Awards - Show
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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Back on the Chain Gang by Pretenders [VIDEO]

The "picture of you" Chrissie Hynde sings about is a picture she found in her wallet of Ray Davies, leader of the band The Kinks. Hynde and Davies were a couple and had a daughter together. This song started off about him, but the meaning changed when Honeyman-Scott died

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Category: Featured, Music History
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Is This A Picture Of A Ghost In West Duluth

Let me set up this picture, I was a judge for the Miss West Duluth pageant, I was taking pictures of everyone and the stage and the audience. They were all normal, and I even let my phone upload this to my cloud drive. It was some time later when I pulled it out to send to Jennifer Austin at KBJR when I noticed something.

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(Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
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Remember The Sound Effects Guy From Police Academy, He’s The Real Thing

Remember Michael Winslow, the guy that could do all the sound effects in the movie Police Academy? He is the real thing, I have seen many performances of his talent to be able to copy sounds, leading me to believe that he really did all those sounds in the movie.

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By: Larry Busacca
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By: Larry Busacca Getty Images Entertainment
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How Does Paul McCartney Come Up With All Those Great Songs

Paul McCartney is one of the most successful writers in the history of music. He has written classic Beatle songs, Wings, and solo work. He's written for movies, and he's written on dares written to say something.

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