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Watch Phil Solem of The Rembrandts and Ray Wolffe of Little Faith Live On KOOL [VIDEO]

Phil Solem and Ray Wolffe came in and talked a little. My favorite part of having musicians, I make them sing. I know it may be early for them, but it's entertainment for me. I was treated to some great music from the Loose Change band.

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Phil Solem and Ray Wolffe Tell The Real Story Of How They Met, What Really Happened With The Friends’ Song, and Whether They Will Buy Duluth Central

I had Ray Wolffe and Phil Solem from the Rembrandts come in and visit. We talked about many things. I kept a lot of the whole recording for you to listen. It starts with the sound check. This is REALLY behind the scenes!!

 

So how did Phil get from Duluth to writing the number one song in the country for the number one show in the country? I got him to talk about the story.

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Watch This One Man Band Before They Broke Up, How Does He Do It [VIDEO]

I love watching music videos of people trying to make it, but when I came across this video of John Marek, I couldn't stop watching.

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George Harrison’s Lost Guitar Solo: Here Comes The Sun

As a life-long audiophile, I've always found it fascinating to read and watch stories behind the music - especially in regards to the production and studio work that goes into the songs we hear.  I recently discovered this gem online via a production forum that I read on a regular basis

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John Ford Coley Comes Full Circle To Play What Got Him Started But With Lessons On The Way

Where were you and what were you doing when you heard, “I’d Really Love To See You Tonight,” “Nights Are Forever Without You” and “Love Is The Answer”. That's England Dan and John Ford Coley. England Dan became Dan Seals and had a few country hits. So where did JFC go?

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Polka! The Movie, Comes To The New Satellite Theater At The Duluth Playhouse

You can be one of the first to screen the new movie. Polka! The Movie with commentary by writer and narrator Joe Valencic. St. Louis County Historical Society is pleased to announce a screening to be featured in the new satellite theater of the Duluth Playhouse, the Underground, of the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot)

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10 America-Themed Songs for the Fourth of July

American popular music has been around since before America even declared its independence. 'Yankee Doodle,' anyone? That classic was sung by Colonial American soldiers as early as the French and Indian War.

Here’s a list of 10 to add to your Fourth of July playlist:

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Halo Muzic Talks About Northland Summer Jam And Releases New Video And Music, See Behind The Scenes [VIDEO]

Halo Muzic has released his new song and video, and is gearing up for Northland Summer Jam. He was recently featured on a new show on our sister station Mix 108, and continues to work to put his name in the public.

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After Her Hit Christmas Song Elizabeth Chan Has Bigger Plans and Asks For Your Help

Elizabeth Chan was on FAILURE CLUB, a show about New Yorkers who were trying to live their dream. Liz's dream was to write a famous Christmas Song. I watched the show and saw her struggle and also liked her music and then was lucky enough to feature it. Now, she is continuing her struggle and dream. Here's my follow up, for those of you that wondered, what happened to?

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Watch This Dad and Son Perform The Beatles and Chris Allen’s Son Sam Jammin’

My son Sam, is named after Sammy Hagar, a small Van Halen reference that I could use, and thanks to my wife, won the first name of Sam. Without being pushed, he has a huge love of music like I do. He loves the Beatles, KISS, Van Halen, Michael Jackson, Led Zepplin, SpongeBob, Yo Gabba Gabba, and the Fresh Beat Band.

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You Could Be The Lead Singer Of Chicago When They Come To Duluth At The DECC

Boston's lead singer was found on Youtube Journey's lead singer was found on Youtube  Judas Priest found a replacement through a tribute band. So, it's not that far fetched that Chicago might find a new singer by holding a contest to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society.

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Grandma’s Marathon Has World Class Music Entertainment, See The List, See The Artists [AUDIO][VIDEO]

In my Grandma's Marathon Series with Bob Gustafson, we covered the entertainment for this years festivities. One thing Grandma's Marathon has done well, is to have great music for the day and at night to give everyone some time to have fun, whether it be before the marathon, for the families and friends of runners, or runners themselves.

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