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Sugarman Faces Lawsuit Over Old Contract

If you read my original post on Searching For Sugarman, I encouraged you to view the movie. Since then, he has been doing quite well, and enjoying the success that eluded him for many years. Now, bad news for Sugarman as he will be facing a lawsuit according to an article in Diffuser.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Centerfield by John Fogerty [VIDEO]

This song was inspired by Fogerty's childhood memories of baseball, and although he didn't play the game, he loved watching it and hearing the stories his father would tell about the legendary New York Yankees center-fielder Joe DiMaggio, who like Fogerty was from San Francisco.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Year of the Cat by Al Stewart [VIDEO]

This started off as a completely different song. Al Stewart originally wrote the lyrics after seeing the British comedian Tony Hancock in Bournemouth, England in 1966. Hancock was very depressed, and the show was a disaster.

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Muscle Shoals Documentary is Pure Gold [REVIEW]

If you love music, and music history, check out the  Muscle Shoals documentary on Netflix. I was working yesterday morning on some songs, and as I do quite often when I work at home, I check out new music docs on Netflix

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Listen Behind The Scenes In Making Roy Orbison’s Mystery Girl

With permission from Daybreak Entertainment, KOOL 101.7 presents a one hour special behind the scenes look at making and recording. John Carter Cash hosts this interesting revealing show about how Roy Orbison's sons were able to record with their father.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Roll With It by Steve Windwood [VIDEO]

This song is about overcoming obstacles and working with what life gives you. Winwood emerged as a successful solo artist in the '80s after struggling with personal problems, including a divorce.

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How Much Do Recording Stars Really Make?

If your thinking about booking some entertainment for your next get together, or venturing out on your own and footing the bill, you best be on good terms with your banker. It'll cost you plenty. According to an article in the Huffington Post, here is what you can expect to book your favorite artist.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-More Than a Feeling [VIDEO]

According to Rolling Stone magazine, Scholz was inspired by the "heart-tugging mood" of the Left Banke's 1967 song Walk Away Renee  He worked on the song for 5 years in his basement studio before it was released on this album.

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Jimmy Page: Led Zeppelin ‘Never Got Good Reviews’

Jimmy Page recalls the negative critical reception Led Zeppelin got in the early days.

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Some Like it Hot by Power Station [VIDEO]

The Power Station were a super-group formed by Robert Palmer (vocals), Tony Thompson (drummer with Chic), John Taylor (bass player with Duran Duran) and Andy Taylor (guitarist with Duran Duran).

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Rayman’s Song of the Day-Knowing Me, Knowing You by ABBA [VIDEO]

This song was probably a turning point in their career. You can see a  transition in ABBA's sound as they are beginning to leave the Bubblegum behind and start touching on serious issues, such as divorce.

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25 Years Ago: Van Morrison Releases ‘Avalon Sunset’

Van Morrison continued his career rebirth when he released 'Avalon Sunset' on May 19, 1989.

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