Tom Jones has today’s almost forgotten track

Tom Jones is one incredible singer who has, on occasion, made some unfortunate choices in songs to record…when he gets it right, though, he really gets it right

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Published on May 21, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

The Marvelettes have today’s almost forgotten track

When people think of Motown girl groups, The Supremes usually come to mind first, because they were the most successful, and then Martha and the Vandellas

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Published on May 18, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

Cheryl Lescom has today’s almost forgotten track

When I posted this clip on my Facebook page, it set a record for likes for a non-hit recording… every part of our country has artists who are superstars within an easy three hour drive from home…

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Published on May 17, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

John Hiatt has today’s almost forgotten track

Everybody knows John Hiatt…even those that can’t place him…his songs have probably been recorded by some of your favourites

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Published on May 16, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

The Poppy Family have today’s almost forgotten track

Okay, it’s a given that many judge Terry Jacks by Seasons in the Sun…that’s fair as it was one of those monster hits that becomes so ubiquitous that one could be excused for not wanting to ever hear it again…

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Published on May 15, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

10cc has today’s almost forgotten track

10cc are a band that are remembered, primarily these days, for two songs (I’m Not in Love and The Things We Do For Love)

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Published on May 14, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

Lenny Breau has today’s almost forgotten track

  Determining who the greatest guitarists are, of all time, is a futile pursuit always driven by one’s personal taste, and the same could be said about who the greatest Canadian guitarist of all time might be…the list, of course, would be shorter after removing the British and American players, but one name that should […]

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Published on May 11, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

Deep Purple has today’s almost forgotten track

Deep purple, rightfully so, were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame a little more than a year ago, but the version of the band inducted paid homage, primarily to the Mk. II version of the band, who wrote and recorded dozens of classics

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Published on May 10, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

Jean Luc Ponty has today’s almost forgotten track

There was a time when the word fusion, when applied to jazz and rock blends, was a buzzword, and foremost among those embracing it was the French violinist Jean Luc Ponty

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Published on May 9, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson

Johnny Maestro has today’s almost forgotten track

Johnny Maestro was one of the great voices of the early days of rock and roll when he fronted a doo wop group called The Crests

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Published on May 8, 2017 at 9:10 pm by Greg Simpson