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    Poplandia playlist

    Queen - Jully Black (38/2008) Red Hair - Shawn Desman (9/2005) Red Hands - Walk Off The Earth (8/2013) Reminder - The Weeknd (6/2017) Rockstar - Nickelback (14/2006) Rooting For You - Alessia Cara (9/2019) Rude - MAGIC! (4/2014) Rule The World - Walk Off The Earth (10/2015) Say It - Tory Lanez...
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    Poplandia playlist

    I Believe - Nikki Yanofsky (1/2010) I Drove All Night - Céline Dion (1/2003) I Really Like You - Carly Rae Jepsen (36/2015) I Was A Fool - Tegan & Sara (11/2013) I Will Be Waiting - D-Cru (9/2000) I'll Be There - Walk Off The Earth (--/2019) I'll Keep Your Memory Vague - Finger Eleven (20/2007)...
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    Poplandia playlist

    Poplandia – yes, it's a terrible name – debuted July 1 on Channel 758. SiriusXM describes the format as "the biggest Canadian pop hits of the '90s and 2000s." Here is a 211-song sample of the playlist. Chart positions are from Billboard's Canada CHR/Top 40 chart. Memo to Nikki Yanovsky: The line...
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    We're All Going to Die

    Jiminy Cricket is singing a new version of When You Wish Upon A Star to everyone who comes to Walt Disney World: You can wish upon a star But unless you choose to stay in your car Coronavirus will surely get you That.....is.....true We're glad to have you as our guest But we have to make this...
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    We're All Going to Die

    Once again, it's time to cue Nelson Muntz: Dozens of Mississippi lawmakers have coronavirus after weeks of refusing to wear masks https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/10/us/mississippi-coronavirus-legislature-trnd/index.html
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    Are They A One-Hit Wonder?

    There are several artists who had a number-one hit and never placed another song on the Top 100. They are true one-hit wonders. Bad Day - Daniel Powter (2006) Dominique - Soeur Sourire, The Singing Nun (1963) Happy Days Are Here Again - Benny Meroff Orchestra (1930) He's Got The Whole World In...
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    Companies That Might Go Out Of Business

    My wife liked to shop at the Sur La Table in Pasadena. I discovered that kitchen items cost twice as much at a store with a French name than they cost at Target or Walmart. Comment expliquez-vous celà?
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    Companies That Might Go Out Of Business

    Are we to conclude that Americans have quit cooking food and wearing clothes? https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/09/business/sur-la-table-bankruptcy/index.html https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/08/business/brooks-brothers-chapter-11-bankruptcy.html
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    We're All Going to Die

    Perhaps Arizonans shouldn't be too quick to brag about being #1. https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/08/health/coronavirus-brain-damage-study-intl-hnk-scli-scn/index.html
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    SiriusXM 349 – The Bakersfield Beat

    Here are some more songs that were just played on The Bakersfield Beat channel – but can anyone explain how the Monkees' Look Out, Here Comes Tomorrow qualifies as an example of the Bakersfield sound? What Bakersfield neighborhood did Davy Jones come from? Believe What You Say - Ricky Nelson...
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    SiriusXM 349 – The Bakersfield Beat

    The Bakersfield Beat channel is full of surprises! I just heard Hop, Skip & Jump by the Collins Kids. When the single was released in April 1957, Oklahoma-born Larry (who also played guitar) was 12 and his sister Lorrie was almost 15. Larry would later co-write Delta Dawn and You're The Reason...
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    SiriusXM 349 – The Bakersfield Beat

    The Bakersfield Beat channel is a fun channel. That's because it's so unpredictable. I just heard Carmelita by Warren Zevon. In 1972, Zevon wrote the song about a heroin-addicted writer in love with a girl from Ensenada and recorded two demo versions. Canadian singer/guitarist/pianist Murray...
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    SiriusXM 349 – The Bakersfield Beat

    The Bakersfield Beat debuted in April 2018 on SiriusXM Channel 349. The channel is curated by Dwight Yoakam and, not surprisingly, plays a lot of Dwight Yoakam songs – but the channel also plays many artists who are not well-known outside of Bakersfield. Here is a dinky sample of the playlist...
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    Celebrity Death Thread 2020

    Yes, he "played on a ton of stuff." And here is somebody who played on a 12-year-old boy. https://komonews.com/news/local/mary-kay-letourneau-who-made-headlines-for-an-affair-with-her-student-dies
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    Celebrity Death Thread 2020

    Porcaro recorded with Rosemary Clooney, Paul Anka, Mel Tormé, Madonna, Joe Cocker, Diana Krall, Barbra Streisand, Peggy Lee, Sarah Vaughan, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash, Bette Midler, Donna Summer, Gladys Knight, Gerry Mulligan and many others. He also played on five albums by Toto. His sons Jeff...