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Miami Bands of The 70s

Open House Band ….The Antiques

Open House Band ….The Antiques

The Antiques” were the very first musical pop group made up of Cuban-American youths to record a hit song in the U.S. In 1971, “Va Cayendo Una Lagrima” rose to the # 1 spot in the Latin Music Charts, and remained there for seven (7) consecutive weeks ...

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February 25th, 2015

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Open House Band  “Heaven”

Open House Band “Heaven”

I must have been 13 years old,my first Junior High School Dance. I managed to steal a spray of my father’s Pierre Cardin Cologne . My shoes were from Danery’s Peleteria located right across from Angelita’s Novias and right down the street from El Palcio del

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February 25th, 2015

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The Open House Days….Growing Up In Miami

The Open House Days….Growing Up In Miami

The many bands that played The Open House venues did more than provide us with musical entertainment, they were also the trend setters , high school and junior high school kids would emulate their style of dress from the ‘ QIANA’ shirts down to the transparent ...

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February 24th, 2015

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Mantrap ” I Was Right” The Return of the Slow Jam

Mantrap ” I Was Right” The Return of the Slow Jam

We do alot of jumping around at the clubs, rarely if at all does the DJ or the band slows things down. Mantrap’ latest CD ” Timeless” reminds us that Love ( and Dancing while in Love) never goes out of style and a smooth slow jam like ” I Was ...

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February 20th, 2015

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Miami’s Midway Skating Center” Growing up in Miami”

Miami’s Midway Skating Center” Growing up in Miami”

It didn’t really matter if you could roller skate or not ( I couldn’t) yet you would show up religiously every weekend and come as close as any teenager without a fake ID could to a nightclub. The music reflected the clubs as well as the popular radio hits. It ...

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February 17th, 2015

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Jackson Sisters   I Believe in Miracles  1973

Jackson Sisters I Believe in Miracles 1973

Released in 1973 this ” Rare Groove” gem was one of those tracks that walked the fine line between Soul and Disco members Lyn Jackson ,Pat Jackson .Rae Jackson ,Gennie Jackson ,Jacqueline Jackson-Rencher originally from Compton, California were to enjoy the ...

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January 23rd, 2015

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“Breaker 1-9 Rubber Duckie”

“Breaker 1-9 Rubber Duckie”

January 10,1976, CW McCall went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Convoy’, it made No.2 in the UK. CW McCall was in fact an advertising agent whose real name was Bill Fries.The Track simulated CB conversation with CB slang.It started a ” Citizen’s

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January 10th, 2015

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Miami ” Disco Weekend”

Miami ” Disco Weekend”

Willie James Clarke Miami-based producer, songwriter and percussionist used several seasoned studio musicians from Miami’s famed Disco Label ” TK Records” Miami( the band) was a Soul/funk/disco band Formed by producer/songwriter Willie Clarke in 1974, the ...

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January 10th, 2015

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Happy Birthday Robin &  Maurice Gibb December 22, 1949

Happy Birthday Robin & Maurice Gibb December 22, 1949

Maurice Ernest Gibb,December 29,1949 – January 12 , 2003 ( 53 years old ) he was a musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known as one of the Bee Gees. Twin brother of Robin Gibb. He was married breifly to British pop star LULU ( To Sir with Love) . In 1971 ...

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December 22nd, 2014

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Disco Yes or No ? Grateful Dead  Shakedown Street

Disco Yes or No ? Grateful Dead Shakedown Street

Did Jerry Garcia give in? Personally I don’t remember ever hearing this at a club or on FM radio. It was shown to me by a fellow DJ who was a fan of the Dead. Sure it has it’s ” Funky ” moments, but Disco? It was released on November 15, 1978 by Arista

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December 20th, 2014

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