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Weekend Playlist: It Was All A Dream

I think it’s no secret that we at The Liner Note are living in the past.  Well this weekend, we travel 20 years back in time to that glorious era when slackers roamed the earth and the internet was just for

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Throwback Thursday: Guess Who!

In 1999, I put out a record that topped the charts in 10 countries.  Who am I?

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Hump Day Double Play: Beat It

Denny Jaeger – The Incredible Sounds of Synclavier II (1981) *Jump to 3:30 for sample Michael Jackson – Beat It (1982)

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Hump Day Double Play: Groove is in the Heart

Herbie Hancock – Bring Down the Birds (1966) + Bel-Sha-Zaar w/ Tommy Genapopoluis & The Grecian Knights – Introduction (1969) = Deee-Lite – Groove Is In the Heart (1990)

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Hump Day Double Play: I Think We’re Alone Now

Tommy James & the Shondells (1967) Tiffany (1987)

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Top 10 P-Funk Samples

Funk turns 73 today…or more accurately, the septugenarian space alien who brought funk to Earth celebrates his birthday on this day.  In tribute to the absolutely massive influence of our favorite rainbow-dreaded, crack-smoking, motor-bootied funkmaster, today’s Top 10 celebrates the

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Weekend Playlist: Something Freaky

I conceived this as night music but who am I to judge?  Feel free to get freaky in the middle of the afternoon.  Just don’t expect any Starland Vocal Band on this mix.  Have a great weekend!!

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Hurricane Katrina and the Real Life Partridge Family

Teen idol stories never end well, do they? Don’t get me wrong.  Watching Justin Beiber flame out has been entertaining.  But really, he’s just another schadenfreude-inspiring example of the dark path down which tween popstersim generally leads.  In fact, this

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Throwback Thursday: Guess Who!

I hung out with Beatles and Heartbreakers but I was best known for being lonely.  Who am I?

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Hump Day Triple Play: Got My Mind Set On You

James Ray (1962) George Harrison (1987) Weird Al Yankovic – (This Song’s Just) Six Words Long (1988)  

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Hump Day Double Play: Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang

Leon Haywood – I Want’a Do Something Freaky to You (1975) Dr. Dre featuring Snoop Dogg – Nuthin’ But a ‘G’ Thang (1992)

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Hump Day Double Play: Piece of My Heart

Erma Franklin (1967) Big Brother & the Holding Company (1968)

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