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Matthew C. Clark

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  1. Her 1971 song "One's On The Way" (from "The Muppet Show" in early 1979)
  2. The group Badfinger on the first verse of Ringo's "It Don't Come Easy"!!
  3. Actress Joan Hotchkis has died at 95 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joan_Hotchkis
  4. Loretta (with Jack White, formerly of Detroit duo The White Stripes) "Portland, Oregon" (from Loretta 2004 CD "Van Lear Rose") Performance on "Late Show With David Letterman" from late April or May of 2004. Loretta comes in at the 1:35 mark!!
  5. Former actor Robert Brown ("Here Come The Brides" on ABC 1968-1970) has died at 95 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Brown_(American_actor)
  6. Dies at 90 years old. She did a duet with Jack White (formerly of Detroit duo The White Stripes) in 2004.
  7. More on Loretta from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loretta_Lynn
  8. Indian actress Sacheen Littlefeather has died at 75 years old. (who made the announcement at the 1973 Academy Awards that Brando refused the Oscar for Best Actor in "The Godfather"). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacheen_Littlefeather
  9. I shook his hand during a meet & greet at Labadie's Pig Gig Festival in Bay City, Michigan in the late 2000's!!
  10. Rapper Coolio has died at 59 years old. The song "Gangster's Paradise" from 1995 was inspired by Stevie Wonder's "Pastime Paradise" (from 1976 "Songs In The Key Of Life"). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coolio
  11. Remake of the Paul Rodgers & Free song "Little Bit Of Love" (from 1973 "Alotta' Mileage" album & last song on Side 2) (audio only & album track) Free's original is on 1972 "Free At Last". That Grass Roots remake NOT on Apple iTunes though.
  12. TV writer Zack Estrin has suddenly dies at 51 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zack_Estrin
  13. "At home, at work or in your car, ROCK 106 WIOG is everywhere you go"!! (1981) "Spread the word, the music FM is ROCK 106 WIOG"! (1979) "Hit after hit after hit, we're HITS 106 WIOG"! (1983).
  14. Actress & singer Rita Gardner has died at 87 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rita_Gardner
  15. Jazz saxophonist Pharoah Sanders has died at 81 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pharoah_Sanders
  16. Actress Louise Fletcher of 1975 "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" & won for "Best Actress" at the Academy Awards has died at 88 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Fletcher
  17. I am still waiting for Michael Buble & Harry Connick Jr. duet hopefully in the near future!!! Both are Virgos BUT Harry is 8 years older than Buble!!
  18. Because The Raspberries were banned in England!!
  19. The Grass Roots songs "Get It Together", "I Can Turn Off The Rain", "Let It Go" & "Keepin' Me Down" (from 1971 "More Golden Grass") as well as the albums, 1973 "Alotta' Mileage" (Dunhill/ABC), 1975 "self-titled" (Haven/Capitol) & 1982 "Powers Of The Night" (MCA) (which they do the original "She Don't Know Me", later remade by Bon Jovi from their 1984 debut) as well as the late Rob Grill 1979 solo album "Uprooted" (with members of Fleetwood Mac) are NOT on Apple iTunes or on regular CD. I think that the Universal Studios fire which happened on June 8, 2008 damaged the reel to reel master tapes & got burned!! The rest of their catalog are still available on Apple iTunes.
  20. "Nuclear Winter" from "Rhythm Of The World" (lyric video)
  21. John Hartman, original drummer for The Doobie Brothers has died at 72 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hartman
  22. https://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-feelies-mn0000762177
  23. Drummer Anton Fier (The Feelies) has died at 66 years old. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anton_Fier
  24. The Byrds "I Feel A Whole Lot Better" (also done by the late Tom Petty from 1989 "Full Moon Fever") reminds me of The Beatles "If I Needed Someone"!!
  25. From the Tony Orlando & Dawn Rainbow Hour, Cooper does "I Never Cry" & another song during a spoof of "To Tell The Truth":
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