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Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert

Damned For All Time/Blood Money It wasn’t me that picked up the similarity, it was Susan. I think I’ve probably heard it too many times, starting with the 1970 concept LP. Last night NBC broadcast the show on Easter Sunday, … Continue reading

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Stars with Canadian Roots

Some of the stars pictured above will be quite familiar to you. Some might not. The point of this exercise is to show the world that a lot of American talent is actually from Canada. For a small listing of … Continue reading

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Material Girl Video: Homage or Parody?

     

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Honourable Mentions: the Other Six

The Launch Losers? A comment on one of the YouTube videos says: “I don’t want to hate on this singer, but…” the other version was better. And so it seemed to me sometimes. So in fairness to those not chosen, … Continue reading

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Manufactured Hits: the First Six

The Launch: Season One The proof is in the pudding, they say, and the individuals who stepped up to compete in this new television show have got their just desserts. I was won over in the very first show. The … Continue reading

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Just “Because”…

In terms of pop rivals, this was the biggest in 1964. Even Oasis and Blur couldn’t rival it. Dave Clark 5 At the beginning of their career, this song was one of their best:     The Beatles Towards the … Continue reading

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Musical Theatre: Art Imitating Life?

Who is Really in Charge? In 2006, Mel Gibson made a mistake. In the heat of the moment, he said some stuff that got him sidelined for almost 10 years. Admittedly, what he said sounded weird at the time, but, … Continue reading

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