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Leonard Cohen’s 1967 Mariposa Folk Festival Appearance

Just a little over 4 months prior to the release of his debut album ‘Songs of Leonard Cohen’ Leonard Cohen appeared at the seventh edition of the Mariposa Folk Festival which took place on Aug 13,  1967 at Innis Lake … Continue reading

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P-Funk Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Dies At 72

Bernie Worrell, keyboardist for George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic and Talking Heads, died today. He was 72.

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Official says Prince died of opioid overdose

    By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Tests show that Prince died of an opioid overdose, a law-enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday. The 57-year-old singer was found dead April 21 at his Minneapolis-area estate. … Continue reading

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2016 Mariposa Folk Festival Artist Spotlight: Murder Murder

                                                              Photo Credit: David Wiewel Murder Murder are:  Geoff McCausland, Jonathan S. Danyliw, Barry Miles, Kris Dickson, David Wiewel, Sam Cassio and Steph Duchesne. Murder Murder is a Bloodgrass band (Bluegrass + Outlaw Country + Exclusively Murder Ballads) hailing from … Continue reading

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On this day in 1991 the world lost Freddie Mercury

It was on this day in 1991 that the world lost a vocalist, musician, composer and poet…we lost Freddie Mercury. It was on November 23, 1991 that Mercury of the band Queen officially confirmed that he was ill with AIDS, … Continue reading

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