Category Archives: Open Thread

Tuesday Open Thread | Music of the 1970’s

Enjoy the music of the 1970’s. Top 10, according to Billboard. 1971 1. Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin 2. Imagine – John Lennon 3. What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye 4. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green 5. Maggie … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Music of the 1970’s

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!! We’re going to begin the 1970’s. The top 10 songs for the decade. 1970 1. Layla – Derek and the Dominos 2. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel 3. Let It Be – The Beatles … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

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Saturday Open Thread | Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens, March 23, 1953) is an American singer-songwriter whose career has spanned four decades, beginning in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. Often dubbed the “Queen of Funk”, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Teena Marie

Mary Christine Brockert (March 5, 1956 – December 26, 2010), better known by her stage name Teena Marie, was an American singer, songwriter, and producer. She was known by her childhood nickname Tina[1] before taking the stage name Teena Marie; … Continue reading

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Baltimore Prosecutors: Freddie Gray Arrest Was Illegal Before Finding Knife

Baltimore prosecutors say Freddie Gray’s arrest was illegal before police officers found a knife on him, challenging claims by the officers’ lawyers that the arrest was proper because it was illegal for Mr. Gray to possess the knife. The statements … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970)[1] is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and occasional actress. She rose to prominence after releasing her self-titled debut studio album Mariah Carey in 1990; it went multiplatinum and spawned four consecutive … Continue reading

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