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

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Streetcar conductor in Seattle not allowing passengers aboard without a mask, during Spanish Flu Pandemic in 1918 https://t.co/cRHIP6z8ZkOn April 18th, 1930, the BBC evening news announced, "There is no news." Then they just played piano music.“I might as well open a lemonade stand. I’ve made so much with lemons.” When COVID hit and venues for music closed… https://t.co/2PwFOJOYZk
Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧Singing can help reduce feelings of depression and anxiety, boost oxygen flow to the brain, and improve your posture.https://t.co/p6842S40OWGeorge Harrison was born this day in 1943 in Liverpool, England. Something in the way he still moves us. https://t.co/Kq3d3SLZ3ehttps://t.co/i1yLE6nNXN“Wish We Were Older”: Queer, Non-Binary, Indigenous Pop Artist ANGEL BARIBEAU Releases New Video Off Debut EP https://t.co/7TSVwdP8gv“For The Love Of Life”: Grammy & Juno Winning Artist CHIN INJETI Releases New Single with Teon Gibbs https://t.co/91nzjaNZ9EBiggest-selling albums in US history: Eagles/Their Greatest Hits 1971 - 1975, 38 million Michael Jackson/ Thriller,… https://t.co/ys1ibjfQkohttps://t.co/kRRYCGOuo1https://t.co/a904jRaY9thttps://t.co/tacNrPzkyGThe last image before the Mars Rover went offline https://t.co/LtK7aDVa9v45 years ago today, Eagles' Their Greatest Hits (1971–1975) compilation becomes the first album certified platinum… https://t.co/8mhonsz29AAli Tamposi and Tamar Kaprelian Launch Education Series “Song Start” With Spotify And Noteable https://t.co/kstZqFIh2e"'Hotel California' is six minutes, the intro is a minute long, it stops in the middle with no drums and you've got… https://t.co/ov6mGEZXOZGuns N’ Roses singer Axl Rose is set to appear in an upcoming episode of Scooby-Doo and Guess Who? https://t.co/Qz8TS5rkEBWhen Prince appeared on New Girl. https://t.co/SDsavsnqFiIt’s What’s Happening Baby: Ground-Breaking, All-Star 1965 Music Celebration Returns After 55 Years https://t.co/iVNEcrl5SYThat time Dizzy Gillespie joined Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. https://t.co/VsqM0J0742Fin: Why Daft Punk Was the Most Influential Electronic Act of Its Time https://t.co/xaYoZUEXa8Massive New Collection of Jim Morrison Writings to See Release in June ‘The Collected Works of Jim Morrison’ will f… https://t.co/XRgcxSCs6jJohn Prine Talks Oh Boy Records in New Documentary About Label’s 40th Anniversary Prine’s Nashville record label wi… https://t.co/GzbczIU6T9Shakira in 1990, before she was Shakira, Shakira. https://t.co/JqSuYhbX3PJames Brown at Los Angeles International Airport. https://t.co/dLSI4aNzFQboy: i wished girls liked music. girl: i like music! boy: Oh yeah name the blood type of the 2nd-ever drummer in The Doobie Brothers.46 years ago today, Led Zeppelin released Physical Graffiti. It's sold 16 million copies for excellent reasons - i… https://t.co/UiSaffgU4lThe singing duo Tom & Jerry, later to be known as Simon & Garfunkel, 1957. https://t.co/2IMtWkrUINToday in 1969, Johnny Cash took the stage at San Quentin penitentiary and recorded his legendary album. The greates… https://t.co/X428GEWyldWhat actor/actress was completely 100% right for the role?Al Pacino and Robert De Niro During the Filming of The Godfather Part II in 1973 https://t.co/tb44XkUNEWWhat's an old album that every teenager should listen to?
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The 11th Commandment https://t.co/BaQp3xKt1xWholesome Canadians https://t.co/YAlnPve55hWhat band or artist do you feel is massively underrated?Tinder in in 1900s. https://t.co/Q5PhBIwzxHThe Temptations in 1964 https://t.co/p396qXmCllWhat song could you base an entire movie on?John Belushi, Bill Murray and Steve Martin. https://t.co/zn7t3ir4tOIggy Pop riding the crowd, 1970 https://t.co/lfXJJzsJf4The cast of Pulp Fiction, 1993 https://t.co/BzDnJtK63GWhat's your very mild super power?My @SiriusXM show: Interviews with Gilby Clarke of Guns N' Roses and Halloween Jack! Erica Ehm, ex-MuchMusic VJ and… https://t.co/lbGqR0IqKsWhat's the coolest thing you've ever seen at a concert?https://t.co/ihcXfI8C0NIn high school, Donald Glover was voted "Most Likely to Write for The Simpsons." In 2006, he sent writing samples… https://t.co/aOC5XIiqjvSpaghetti Westerns are named for being primarily produced by Italians. In Japan, they're called "Macaroni Westerns."The first documented appearance of the word 'nerd' is as the name of a creature in Dr. Seuss's book If I Ran the Zoo published in 1950.Mamma mia https://t.co/HN3QSvgfHqhttps://t.co/cJLhpddhPYhttps://t.co/dSMPFfT3Yyhttps://t.co/xmGythcaGYTaylor Swift⁩ joins ⁦Dolly Parton⁩ as the only artists in history to hit #1 on the Hot Country Songs chart with two… https://t.co/2a07qtNvmiTaylor Swift charts all of her last 8 albums on this week's Billboard 200 Album Chart. All of them previously debuted at #1.Aerosmith made more money from "Guitar Hero" than from any of their albums. https://t.co/Dy5JbFbvyEToni Tennille of The Captain & Tennille sang backing vocals on “The Wall,” Pink Floyd’s mega-selling 1979 double-al… https://t.co/Q9BpcgCw6EHenry Rollins is 60 on Saturday. Given how he has dedicated himself to becoming hardcore punk's most prominent rena… https://t.co/FIqscoANtvThe Story Behind Bridgerton’s Sexy Classical Pop Covers https://t.co/2Dwy09QTuqhttps://t.co/UMsK7DibXRhttps://t.co/DPNdPXWq7UTaylor Swift has extends her record as the female artist with the most songs in Hot 100 chart history with 129. https://t.co/89aixIvyEpThe Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" becomes the first song in music history to spend 50 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100's… https://t.co/NoWDBtQsENEach of Daft Punk's helmets cost $65,000 to produce. https://t.co/clGwHzatiaElvis Presley wore a cross, a star of David, and the Hebrew letter chai, saying “I don’t want to miss out on heaven due to a technicality”.The message "Can only have been painted by a madman" was written by Edvard Munch in his famous painting "The Scream".https://t.co/dRDDzaldN7I KNEW there was a gay agenda. And it is awesome. https://t.co/hR8J7lG0HcDon't let a recipe tell you how many chocolate chips to use. You can put double in there. There's no law.Do your best https://t.co/lak1hGN1M1"I do not, for one, think that the problem was that the band was down. I think that the problem may have been, that… https://t.co/uw2NiqDQV3Chris Martin once travelled to Coldplay’s show at the O2 by tube. He was surrounded by a lot of Coldplay fans, and… https://t.co/ypYHyM8xi2When bad times happen, sometimes the only thing to do is go straight to the record player.That time Leonardo DiCaprio ran towards Jonah Hill pretending to be paparazzi https://t.co/NDmvXHjIZDFDOTUS or FIDOTUS? This the important stuff, people. https://t.co/kBk8oDmuNHGBOTUS https://t.co/znJpRXXcvBDenzel Washington and Keanu Reeves on the set of the Shakespearean adaptation “Much Ado About Nothing”, 1993. https://t.co/Xp6Bv3EfVJOn this day in 1991, The Doors' movie was released, directed by Oliver Stone and starring Val Kilmer. https://t.co/cmDjapiwuPToday's tip! https://t.co/F66r6inV03Inside the Writer's Room for The Simpsons, 1992. That's Conan O'Brien in the middle. https://t.co/QcuZuf4xwdBart is now the age Homer was when The Simpsons started. https://t.co/Ha6rIVCI9FThe Fisher Price Sesame Street set. https://t.co/cFRXxQ1o9tWhat's a great song that kicks off a road-trip soundtrack?
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Me: Oh, a new song by my fave band! Me: Hmmm Me: Interesting Me: I dig it Me: I love it Me: *plays it 45856 timesFriend: Do you ever just cry over someone who doesn't love you back? Me: Do bands count?What's the coolest song lyric ever written?I just said the 1970s were 30 years ago in case anyone wants to know how my day is going.My social life https://t.co/1u9C5oByG7If you ever owned a dog as a kid, this cartoon is for you. https://t.co/JBEEwimnKP"so tell me a little bit about yourself" https://t.co/8RJ0B8tPgFLiving in a Spotify world https://t.co/0To9wQ2jRLMe after watching a scary movie past Midnight. https://t.co/vMiz0URmvdWhat is your favourite song that's less than 2 minutes?Mike meets his match https://t.co/Je0XtZsTeBFamous Songs You Didn't Realize Are Actually Covers: "Torn" – Natalie Imbruglia "Respect" – Aretha Franklin "Girls… https://t.co/bCOhRBNdULBruce Springsteen and Barack Obama Launch New Podcast On Spotify Watch the trailer and listen to the first two epis… https://t.co/ThMn7BBrMBFoo Fighters debut at #1 on all 3 of Billboard’s rock albums charts with their new LP Medicine at Midnight: Top Roc… https://t.co/ef3uDHAE0XSpotify has announced a major global expansion of 80 new markets. This move will make Spotify available to more tha… https://t.co/0O63x63EXaMy @SiriusXM show: Interviews with Gilby Clarke of Guns N' Roses and Halloween Jack! Erica Ehm, ex-MuchMusic VJ and… https://t.co/dafJCPrajWGuitarists Tom Morello and Slash Turn Into Their ‘Guitar Hero’ Selves on ‘Interstate 80’ https://t.co/VQVjH773jI
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