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Frontier Ruckus Creates a 27 Dollar Video
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It has just been announced that the long-awaited 5th album of Frontier Ruckus will be released on February 17th. Recorded in Nashville and produced by Ken Coomer, drummer for alternative country-rock band Wilco, the album is entitled Enter the Kingdom. A video for one track, 27 Dollars, has just been released and Rolling Stone Magazine says this about the song: “With gentle 12-string guitar strumming, rolling banjo, and almost bashful vocal harmonies, it’s a light and airy pop throwback about...

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Thursday, 15 December 2016
MC5 4-1 FAVORITE TO BE IN CLASS OF 2017 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
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Although they were on the ballot 10 years ago without much notice – or votes, this year the MC5 is a 4-1 favorite to win induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2017. They are favorites just behind Yes, Janet Jackson, Electric Light Orchestra, and Pearl Jam. Nominees with worse odds behind them include The Cars, Joan Baez, Steppenwolf and Journey. This is a no-brainer. These Proto Punk rockers may have had fewer hit songs, but...

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Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Dancing in the Seats at Bert’s Warehouse: Martha Reeves Turns 75
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Her storied career is legendary. She worked through the ranks at Motown Records from receptionist to office manager to back up singer for Marvin Gaye, to the labels top performing act, Martha and the Vandellas. On Monday, July 18, the legendary singer turns 75 years old and there is a big party at Bert’s Warehouse that night in her honor. It ‘s a 60’s – themed party and the joint will be packed with area musicians, celebrities and dignitaries. It...

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Sunday, 17 July 2016
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