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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Another One Bites the Dust by Queen[VIDEO]

This is one of the hardest Queen songs to understand.

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40 Years Ago: Jethro Tull Respond to Critics and Strip Off the Excess

Jethro Tull's seventh album, 1974's 'War Child,' was born during a particularly awkward transitional period.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-I’d Really Love to See You Tonight by England Dan & John Ford Coley [VIDEO]

The 1970's were the peak time for this duo, and this was their biggest hit. A man wants to see his former love again, even though it won't be for anything long-term.

 

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Fat Bottomed Girls by Queen [VIDEO]

Queen guitarist Brian May wrote this song, which is about a young man who comes to appreciate women of substantial girth.

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45 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Puts the Mothers Behind Him

Several months after the release of the fifth Mothers of Invention album, 'Uncle Meat,' in March 1969, Frank Zappa pulled the plug, at least for now, on the band.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-I Wish by Stevie Wonder [VIDEO]

Wonder wrote the song after attending a Motown company picnic in 1976 where he participated in contests and games; an afternoon in which he felt that he rekindled his childhood. "I had such a good time at the picnic that I went to Crystal Recording Studio right afterward and the vibe came right to my mind

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Listen to New Pink Floyd Song, ‘Louder Than Words’

After teasing fans with 30-second samples of some new songs over the past couple weeks, Pink Floyd have finally unveiled a full track from their upcoming album, 'The Endless River.'

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Barracuda by Heart [VIDEO]

The song focuses on Ann's rage towards a promoter who came up to her after a concert in Detroit asking how her "lover" was.

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Rayman Almost Got a Big Head After Meeting ZZ Top – What Keeps Him Grounded?

In this video episode, I tell the funny story of how my wife unknowingly put me in my place with Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. Woman Power at it's best! I encourage you to subscribe so you'll be notified when the next video in the series is posted.Enjoy!

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19 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About the Beatles, 1957-62

So much has been written about the Beatles over the years that it can sometimes be hard to tell where the truth ends and myth begins.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-This is It by Kenny Loggins [VIDEO]

Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald wrote this after Kenny's father had a serious heart problem and didn't' know what to do about it.

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U2 The Definitive Biography, and You Can Win a Copy From Kool 101.7 [REVIEW]

I've just completed reading U2 The definitive Biography, and found it most interesting. John Jobling takes us beyond the myth of U2, and presents an extremely comprehensive account of the band. You'll find extensive interviews with the insiders, studio presidents, record label scouts, critics, and even childhood friends.

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