Category Archives: Music

The Music Store: The Monkees – She Makes Me Laugh

Welcome to the Music Store and the song playing in the store today is She Makes Me Laugh from The Monkees. That is right gang The Monkess from the TV show.  If you want to The Monkees could be considered the first boy band as the group was created for TV. The group though created for TV were still a group.

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Just like the modern boy bands they were created to entertain and The Monkees did that. Though only on for 2 years the group released some great music. I always felt they never got the respect they deserve. The release of their latest album GOOD TIMES the band is finally getting that respect.

“She Makes Me Laugh” is the first single of that album.

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The Music Store: Chicago – Saturday In The Park

Welcome to The Music Store. The song playing today if from the group Chicago. The song is Saturday In The Park.

“Saturday in the Park” was very successful upon release, reaching #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 becoming the band’s highest-charting single to date, helping lift the album to #1. Billboard ranked it as the No. 76 song for 1972. The single was certified Gold by the RIAA, selling over 1,000,000 units in the US alone.

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The Music Store: Grand Funk Railroad – We’re An American Band LIVE – 1974

Hey gang. Today’s song playing is ‘We’re An American Band’ from Grand Funk Railroad.

Grand Funk Railroad, sometimes shortened as Grand Funk, is an American rock band that was highly popular during the 1970s, touring extensively and playing to packed arenas worldwide. David Fricke of Rolling Stone magazine once said, “You cannot talk about rock in the 1970s without talking about Grand Funk Railroad!”[1][2] Known for their crowd-pleasing arena rock style, the band was well-regarded by audiences despite a relative lack of critical acclaim.[3] The band’s name is a play on words of the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, a railroad line that ran through the band’s home town of Flint, Michigan.

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