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TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 !

TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 !

TTC Tickets found in Restored Century Piano I am restoring a century piano and have been able to place its origin to the GTA sometime around the year 1900 (see photo).  It contains an action made by Otto Higel Co. Ltd., Toronto manufacturer of piano and organ supplies that was founded in 1896. By 1910Read more about TTC Tickets – 16 2/3 cents – From 1966 ![…]

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.

  Tony Miceli article on Wikipedia Getting to know Tony Miceli last summer gave me just the opportunity I needed…. I have been wanting to write an article for wikipedia for quite some time now.  Tony was listed on a list in Wikipedia of vibraphone players, but no article existed. So I asked him ifRead more about Tony Miceli article was my first attempt at a Wikipedia entry.[…]

A real man says he’s sorry when he knows he’s done wrong.  John Lennon apology note to Pam Grier. #fb

A real man says he’s sorry when he knows he’s done wrong. John Lennon apology note to Pam Grier. #fb

There is a famous story about John Lennon and Harry Nilsson being thrown out of a Los Angeles club for heckling the Smothers Brothers and at least helping to start a fight.  What many may not know is that is that his contrition was recorded for posterity. Here’s the story.  March 11, 1974. A bigRead more about A real man says he’s sorry when he knows he’s done wrong. John Lennon apology note to Pam Grier. #fb[…]

Neil Young and Steve Jobs discussed creating higher fidelity audio format. #in #fb

Neil Young and Steve Jobs discussed creating higher fidelity audio format. #in #fb

Victoria Will/THE CANADIAN PRESS Neil Young has taken his campaign for higher-fidelity digital sound to the stage of a technology conference. By Ryan Nakashima Associated Press Feb Ray Nitschke Authentic Jersey 02, 2012 DANA POINT, CALIF. — Legendary rocker Neil Young took his campaign for higher-fidelity digital sound to the stage of a technology conferenceRead more about Neil Young and Steve Jobs discussed creating higher fidelity audio format. #in #fb[…]

Don’t miss the Fire and Water Band at the Fabulous Busholme Inn, Nov 26th, 9:30 PM #music #ClassicRock with a #Canadian edge…

Don’t miss the Fire and Water Band at the Fabulous Busholme Inn, Nov 26th, 9:30 PM #music #ClassicRock with a #Canadian edge…

I will be playing Montravius Adams Jersey keyboards with the Fire Montravius Adams Kids Jersey and Water band Montravius Adams Womens Jersey at the Busholme Inn Montravius Adams Youth Jersey on November 26th. Hope to see you all there!!!! Show starts at 9:30 PM.

Don’t miss the Fire and Water Band at the Fabulous Busholme Inn, Nov 26th, 9:30 PM Classic Rock with a Canadian edge… #music #fb #in

Don’t miss the Fire and Water Band at the Fabulous Busholme Inn, Nov 26th, 9:30 PM Classic Rock with a Canadian edge… #music #fb #in

I will Mason Crosby Jersey be playing keyboards with the Fire and Water Mason Crosby Kids Jersey band at the Busholme Inn on Mason Crosby Womens Jersey November Mason Crosby Youth Jersey 26th. Hope to see you all there!!!! Show starts at 3 PM.

Q107 Toronto’s top 10 songs of all time… #fb From their top 500 of all time.

Q107 Toronto’s top 10 songs of all time… #fb From their top 500 of all time.

Rock & Roll’s Finest 10 Songs ever?? Below are the top 10 songs from Q107’s (Toronto) top Kyler Fackrell Authentic Jersey 500 songs of all time.  Definitely don’t agree #7 should even be on this list.  The rest I guess is up for debate but overall I don’t really agree that these are the best,Read more about Q107 Toronto’s top 10 songs of all time… #fb From their top 500 of all time.[…]

Norma Pokocky & Friends – Erin Optimist Ribfest – YouTube Videos #fb #in

Norma Pokocky & Friends – Erin Optimist Ribfest – YouTube Videos #fb #in

Here are the videos from our recent show during the Erin Optimists’ second annual Rhythm and Ribs.  Jerry and I were the sound/stage managers again this year (with lots of help from Sal, Bruce and others!), and were fortunate enough to open the Sunday show in some incredible weather.  I wish my favourite backup singerRead more about Norma Pokocky & Friends – Erin Optimist Ribfest – YouTube Videos #fb #in[…]

Remembering Rick Wright, founding keyboardist of Pink Floyd. #fb

Remembering Rick Wright, founding keyboardist of Pink Floyd. #fb

Today would have been the 68th birthday of Richard Wright, one  of the founding members of Pink Floyd.  Since I first heard that incredible bass line in the song Money when I was about 13 or so, I have just loved these guys. As the writer of my favourite Pink Floyd song, The Great GigRead more about Remembering Rick Wright, founding keyboardist of Pink Floyd. #fb[…]

Support Optimist Club: Erin Ribfest August 13 and 14 #in #fb

Support Optimist Club: Erin Ribfest August 13 and 14 #in #fb

Put aside the weekend of August 13 and 14!  Our incredible village of Erin will once again host a Ribfest, sponsored by the local Optimist club in Macmillan Park.  Thanks to Brett Girvin and Jerry Staples, we have a fabulous line up of music including: Soggy Crackers (website) James Davante Adams Kids Jersey King andRead more about Support Optimist Club: Erin Ribfest August 13 and 14 #in #fb[…]