Freelance Music Publicist. SiriusXM Host. Shameless Idealist. Lifelong Musicaholic. I talk about Music News in the Media. Eric@ThatEricAlper.com

Toronto
Joined February 2009
When you've joined the wrong band.
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β€œWhen I’m singing blues, I’m singing life.” - Etta James
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β€œThe only time I feel like a prisoner is when I think too much and can’t sleep from just having so many things on my mind. β€˜I could do this, I could do that. I could work with this band. Do I have to eat? I wish I didn’t have to eat.'” - Prince
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Dolly Parton hid a secret song at Dollywood that won't be released until 2045. The song, which was recorded onto a CD, is in locked box that includes a CD player.
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The 1964 Porsche 904 GTS, owned by Robert Redford.
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On this day in 1970, Marvin Gaye released What's Going On, one of the greatest, inspirational, brilliant, and hard-hitting albums ever made.
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If you actually met a musical genie, what would your 1 wish be?
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This week in 1985, "Don't You (Forget About Me)" by Simple Minds hit #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Bryan Ferry, The Fixx, and Billy Idol passed on the song. The label wanted Corey Hart, and Simple Minds were reluctant to record the song but did in the end.
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Fame costs, and right here is where you start paying; in sweat.
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"Sledgehammer" "In Your Eyes" "Don't Give Up" "Big Time" "Red Rain" This week in 1986, Peter Gabriel released his 5th solo studio album, So, becoming his best-selling solo release.
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This week in 1986, Genesis released "Invisible Touch" as the lead single off of their album of the same name. The song was the first of five consecutive U.S. top five singles from the album.
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What is your dream concert with an opening and headliner?
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What is the last song you listened to before reading this?
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What is the weirdest thing you believed as a kid?
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Pez dispensers were originally created and marketed as an aid to quitting smoking
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Pink Floyd, Meddle, 1973.
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The Beatles rooftop concert, 1969
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