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This week in music: higher education from the music geek

This week in music: higher education from the music geek

All right stop, collaborate and listen, the Geek is back with a brand new invention.  Something grabs ahold of me tightly, flow like a harpoon daily and nightly. Will it ever stop?  Yo, I hope so…  just wanted to say I’m back with some nerdy music news. And at Number One, “Somethin’ Creepy” This week […]

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

Fun (and sometimes bizarre) facts I learned this week, plus some water-cooler knowledge straight from my noggin.         Well, I know what I’m doing after college now… This week in 2009, Liverpool University started offering a very specialized Masters program – on THE BEATLES!  Liverpool Hope University is quoted as saying one […]

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

By George! A lot of really amazing musicians were born this week, but the list has to start with one George Frideric Handel, born Feb. 23, 1685. He wrote songs, operas, concertos, Music for the Royal Fireworks, and many other things, but his magnum opus was his oratorio “Messiah,” which is a testament to the […]

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

This week in music: higher education from the music geek.

    Here are all of the interesting things I learned this week, plus the Top Five Love Song Lyrics of all time (or of some time) that may or may not get you the Valentine’s lovin’ you crave… V-Day Lyrics #5: “You’re My Home” – Billy Joel “I’ll never be a stranger/and I’ll never […]

This week in music: higher education from the music geek

This week in music: higher education from the music geek

It’s Super Bowl Week, and although it is a time when music, entertainment, and sports collide, it’s not the only thing that happened this week in music history. The Day the Music Died This week in 1959, Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper, three of the biggest stars of their day, were killed […]

This week in music: higher education from the music geek

Musically speaking, many exciting things happened this week in history.  Here are a few of my favorites: Story of the Week: Patricia Anne Boyd – Rock Muse This week in 1966, George Harrison married Patricia Anne Boyd.  Unlike Jenny (867-5309), L-O-L-A Lola, or Eleanor Rigby, Patricia’s name doesn’t show up in any song, but she […]