Jan
22
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    Interstate Love Song by Stone Temple Pilots. This 1994 song from the album Purple is the band’s biggest Hit ever, reaching the No.1 spot on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and staying there for fifteen weeks. The song that was unseated at that spot was also theirs. Vasoline had been there for two weeks, giving the band seventeen weeks on that chart’s top spot.

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Jan
12
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    Blurry by Puddle Of Mudd. This song is the band’s biggest Hit to date reaching the No.1 spot for Billboard on both Mainstream Rock Tracks and Modern Rock Tracks chart. The success on those charts had an obvious effect on the Billboard Hot 100 seeing Blurry peak at the No.5 spot. Coming from their album Come Clean in 2001, Blurry made Puddle Of Mudd an Alt Rock powerhouse.

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Jan
8
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    Take Me Out To The Ballgame. From the documentary Baseball. This first song is different as I say goodbye to the biggest baseball fan I ever knew. My Dad. He loved the game and everything about it, and influenced many youngsters as a coach. Now he joins those he once cheered for who have passed before him. Your life was a Home Run Dad! Circle those bases!!

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Jan
2
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    I’m posting this John Fogerty classic accompanied by Keith Urban playing Centerfield for my Dad who passed away today. He was an avid baseball fan and baseball memorabilia collector. He loved this song and the players who inspired Fogerty to write this song. Rest In Peace Dad. This one’s for you.

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Dec
31
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    Sweater Weather by The Neighbourhood. This was the first Hit from the band’s album I Love You released in late 2012. Starting out as an Indie Rock band, they signed with Columbia Records for this album and quickly watched Sweater Weather reach No.1 on the Billboard Alternative Music Chart.

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Dec
12
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    From The Ritz To The Rubble By Arctic Monkeys. While the band is more known for their recent Hit, Do I Wanna Know, this song is from their 2006 debut studio album Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not. It highlights their more Punk Rock style that they were originally known for.

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Dec
2
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    Sad Man’s Tongue by Volbeat. This 2007 song comes from the Danish band’s album Rock The Rebel / Metal The Devil. Johnny Cash fans may recognize the this arrangement sounding like Folsom Prison Blues, which was exactly the band’s intention.

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Nov
29
  • Landscape Art

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    Can golf and it’s landscape be considered art? Well at Legends Golf Course in South Africa it can. It’s par 3 hole known as The Extreme 19 is beautifully landscaped in the shape of the African continent. While most par 3 hole at 270 yards are a bit challenging, add a height of about 1300 feet up and it becomes nearly impossible. Check out this video to see the daunting shot in action!

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Nov
18
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    Kiss Me Deadly by Lita Ford. This song from the Queen of ’80s Metal comes from her 1988 album Lita. After the split from The Runaways, Lita and former band mate Joan Jett continued to have successful solo careers. Kiss Me Deadly was a huge Hit for Lita reaching No.12 on the Billboard Hot 100. She continues to rock today, playing to packed shows for long time fans, like the guy in the photo. Me!

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Nov
17
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    I’m Eighteen by Alice Cooper. This Hit of ’71 was released in November of 1970 and became Cooper’s first Hit song peaking at No.21. The song is from the album Love It To Death and the timing of its release comes at the same time the U.S Constitution was amended for the voting age to become 18.

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