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FEATURES: SHUFFLE BETTER: CHILL:
Shuffle Better: Sharing a track a week in various categories that I hope you might enjoy, and that will improve (I hope) your ipod shuffling.

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FEATURES: THIS WEEK IN HISTORY - OCT. 8-14
Cats sets a record; funeral for John Bonham; Saturday Night Live debuts; Bing Crosby dies.

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FEATURES: THIS WEEK IN HISTORY - OCT. 1-7
The shortest single to go to No. 1 enters the charts; Janis Joplin dies at 27; Van Halen goes Extreme; Jolson makes film history.

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FEATURES: THIS WEEK IN HISTORY - SEPT. 17-23
David Lee Roth unsuccessfully channels Toshiro Mifune; MJ sleeps in an oxygen chamber; a surprising UK music fact; The Bangles bang no more; Bryan Adams sucks, but apparently not in the UK.

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FEATURES: THIS WEEK IN HISTORY - SEPT. 9 -15
New York Dolls begin to dissolve; the debut of MTV Video Awards; David Bowie wins; and three in the same week from Dire Straits.

TORONTO
FEATURES: A LIFE IN SONG: ROCK N ROLL SUICIDE
Although Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars album was released when I was only about a year old, I would discover it later, at about 15. In my small basement bedroom in our duplex home deep, deep in the painfully straight, white, and conservative suburbs of Calgary

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FEATURES: YOU SHOULD ALREADY OWN: CANADIANA SUITE BY THE OSCAR PETERSON TRIO
In the world of jazz, Oscar Peterson is such a towering figure that he isn’t considered a Canadian pianist but rather one of the greatest pianists in history from any place.

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