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Eddie Money – Two Tickets to Paradise and More!


You might remember Eddie Money from his popular hit song, “Two Tickets to Paradise.” He even sang it in a very funny Geico commercial a couple years ago.

But, what you may not remember, is all of Eddie Money’s other hit songs! His hits include “Take Me Home Tonight,” and “Walk On Water,” which were on the Billboard Top 10. “Baby Hold On,” “Peace In Our Time,” “I Wanna Go Back,” and “Think I’m in Love” charted within the top 20.

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Lee Brice – Country Star and Military Families


Lee Brice is a Billboard topping Country music star known for his songs “Hard 2 Love,” “I Don’t Dance,” and “I Drive Your Truck.” The latter is about a family member who drives the truck of relative who died in action while serving in the military.

Having family members that served in the military, Lee Brice feels a personal connection to the members of the U.S. military and their families.

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Jake Owen – American Country Golfer?

jake golf

You might know Jake Owen as the Country musician who sings songs such as “Barefoot Blue Jean Night,” “American Country Love Song,” and “Beachin’.” But, what you may not know, Jake Owen was going to be a professional golfer!

Jake Owen won his first golf tournament at age 15 and played for his high school team. After graduating, he was set to play golf for Florida State University. But, due to a very serious wakeboarding accident,

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Brian Regan on Letterman 1995


Brian Regan made his first appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in October of 1995. He performed a 5 minute stand-up routine talking about measuring the weight and girth of boxes, the phone company, and trying to buy a refrigerator for the first time. He has since appeared on Letterman 26 times, so David must have liked him!

Brian Regan will be at the South Shore Music Circus on August 24!

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A House (Tent) Full of Beach Boys

The Beach Boys

Summer, that glorious time of year when the days are long and warm, there’s no school, burgers are on the grill, and the beach is the place to be. And what comes with the beach? Why, The Beach Boys, of course!

Summer’s favorite band is back again at the South Shore Music Circus and Cape Cod Melody Tent again for the 2018 season, and we couldn’t be more excited! So, in anticipation for their arrival,

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Last Minute Additions for Your Letter to Santa

Santa Claus with checklist, portrait, close-up

Christmas time is upon us once again, that magical time when you write your letter to Santa Claus, That letter trying to explain you’ve been a good boy or girl this year and all the wonderful Christmas presents you want Santa to bring you on December 25th.

But what do we know about this Mr. Claus, really? Well, he was based loosely on a real person, St. Nicholas. Many of the characteristics of modern Santa were established in Twas the Night Before Christmas,

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Black Friday’s Better Alternative

2018 Gift Card promotion Fall leaves

Written By Evan Frye 

Thanksgiving is almost here, and as some of us are sitting down for pie after a delicious Thanksgiving turkey and tryptophan induced nap, some are lining up at your local shopping centers. Yes, Black Friday, or the day after Thanksgiving has been the beginning of the Christmas shopping season since 1952. Many instead of stuffing themselves full of pumpkin pie go out shopping. Camping out all night in line with a bunch of strangers to get discounts on toys for the holidays,

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What we’re listening to: Ghostbusters!

Image for the Ghostbusters theme song: Human skull with eye and music headphones

Written by Evan Frye

“Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters!” Yes, we can all remember the theme song to the hit movie, but how much do you know about the famous song?

Well, for starters, it was written and performed by Ray Parker Jr. for the movie. He was approached to write the song by the movie’s producers. He was inspired by late-night local TV commercials with catchy jingles. He decided to give the fictional Ghostbusting service their own jingle as the theme song.

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Today in Music History – October 21

This day Music History October 21: The Who

Written by Evan Frye

Keith Moon played his last show with The Who on October 21 1976. The drummer was revolutionary in his playing and a bit of a mad man. He liked to play pranks on people with firecrackers and other explosives. On a TV appearance, he added additional pyrotechnic material to his kick drum, and the resulting explosion left Pete Townshend partially deaf in one ear.

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