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“Beautiful Chicago“ (or Chicago in an elevator)

Those who grew up in the 1970s might remember, in the relatively early days of FM radio, that some FM stations programmed a format called “beautiful music.” Others less impressed called it “elevator music.” It was essentially orchestral instrumental arrangements of popular songs of the day. Those stations more often than not were automated, meaning … Continue reading “Beautiful Chicago“ (or Chicago in an elevator)

The New York Times abandons the First Amendment

Adam Liptak‘s opinion masquerades as “analysis” in the New York Times: On the final day of the Supreme Court term last week, Justice Elena Kagan sounded an alarm. The court’s five conservative members, citing the First Amendment, had just dealt public unions a devastating blow. The day before, the same majority had used the First Amendment … Continue reading The New York Times abandons the First Amendment

From Chicago to “America”

Fans of brass rock should be interested in this news: Relentless after 46 years, Chicago releases catchy new anthem, “America” [OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE] Iconic mega-band Chicago returns to its musical roots with a soaring grass-roots anthem about restoring the American dream Chicago, Illinois (MMD Newswire) September 24, 2013 – – Multi-platinum, Grammy ® Award winning … Continue reading From Chicago to “America”

Presty the DJ for March 14

The texting shorthand term “smh” (“shakes my head”) didn’t exist in 1955 because texting didn’t exist in 1955. But surely “smh” was invented for things like this: Today in 1955, CBS talent scout Arthur Godfrey made a signing decision between Elvis Presley and Pat Boone. Godfrey chose Boone.