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Entries from April 21st, 2008

My memories of the E-Street Band

April 21st, 2008 No Comments

With the sad loss of Danny Federici, keyboard player with the E-Street band, I thought it would be a good time to remember seeing Bruce and the gang during their European tour for the album The Rising, at the Manchester Cricket Ground. What year was that now, 2003 perhaps? I had no idea what Bruce […]

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Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band Lose A Family Member

April 18th, 2008 No Comments

Danny Federici, part of Bruce Springsteen’s E-Street Band, passed away yesterday in New York. Federici, often introduced as “Phantom Dan” was the keyboard man for the E-Street Band and also did some killer accordion work as well.  He had been playing with Springsteen since they first met in the 1960’s. Federici had been fighting Melanoma, and […]

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Nine Inch Nails – How Did the DRM-Free Experiment Go?

April 16th, 2008 No Comments

In an earlier post we talked about how NIN (Nine Inch Nails) was giving away their latest album for free, along with purchase options with extras.  The downloads are all high quality, DRM-free (including the free versions). Well, sales started on March 2, and since then NIN has grossed $1.6 million (USD) in sales so […]

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Apple iTunes Becomes Top Music Retailer in U.S.

April 4th, 2008 No Comments

Apple confirmed today that iTunes is the top music retailer in the U.S. The rank is based on a study by NPD Group. iTunes has a 19% share of the total music market. Keep in mind, this is not only for online music sales, but includes sales from brick and mortar stores as well. All […]

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John Butler Trio – Treat Yo Mama

April 1st, 2008 2 Comments

Here’s a not-so-little band out of West Australia – the John Butler Trio. BUT – here’s a treat for you…….JBT “busking” in Freemantle Markets in a near-street performance of “Treat Yo Mama”. Enjoy. Love it!!!

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