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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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Anthony Bourdain and Iggy Pop. https://t.co/1rhaGOMAEALes Paul admiring Paul McCartney's Gibson Custom lefty, 1988 https://t.co/cdYKhaV8C1It's @ThatEricAlper show (that's me!) Interviews with John Oates from Hall & Oates! Mike Scott of The Waterboys! Ti… https://t.co/890FBKkvjFToday in 1991, 3 classic albums were released ON THE SAME DAY: Nirvana, 'Nevermind,' Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'Blood… https://t.co/3rk2UsF44Y30 years ago today, Rust in Peace by Megadeth was released, still one of the best thrash metal records of all time. https://t.co/fifSay0U6ONew Documentary ‘Harry Chapin: When In Doubt, Do Something’ Explores The Life, Music And Activism Of A Legendary So… https://t.co/xAT5L6RaV5U2 to relaunch official YouTube Channel with unprecedented remastering of over 100+ music videos https://t.co/uPgr7zb2V1Brought to you by strap locks. https://t.co/dxnGMbQaZ0
Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧360° : The Best Indie Music : Updated Daily My chance to share some of the most glorious, evocative, life affirming… https://t.co/a9kBcKwq7khttps://t.co/XyW1PNv2UWSinging can help reduce feelings of depression and anxiety, increase oxygen supply to your lungs, and improve your posture..⁦@BTS_twt⁩ is the first group to have 40 songs reach at least 100 million streams each on Spotify. @Joanne75641 Your grandparents did this. https://t.co/6stp5mtiTUEvery time a kid asks "Wanna see me run around the world? wanna see it again?" I will always laugh.Kate Perry⁩ joins ⁦Taylor Swift⁩ and ⁦Shakira⁩ as the only lead female artists to have 5 music videos with over 1 b… https://t.co/3JSNygaiO6Kanye West's 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is the highest ranked album released this century on Rolling Stone… https://t.co/KQP3CqmnpoWhat was the first album or single you bought with your own money, and where did you buy it?50 Cent once bought 200 front row seats to a Ja Rule concert just so he could leave them empty.In 2017, Netflix's CEO was asked what was his biggest competitor. He said, "Sleep."If you've just updated your iPhone to iOS 14, the orange dot at the top of the screen means an app is using your de… https://t.co/2LGHMK3gZF“As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly." https://t.co/uudwZbypEWThese two magazines influenced me almost as much as anything else as a kid. https://t.co/Tbpn7vHW9Ahttps://t.co/IrgkqAsHmcMore stores should have this sign. https://t.co/VvntFmsAeZhttps://t.co/93gXh0wxlihttps://t.co/3ECslXQpHGhttps://t.co/PgJlTwnnvVAcclaimed INXS Singer/Songwriter Andrew Farriss Releases Latest Single, 'All The Stars Are Mine' https://t.co/TDtvuha7zwBuffy Sainte-Marie tells Rick Rubin about singing protest songs about the casualties of war, being blacklisted by t… https://t.co/pWZHlGAYZU.@BTS_twt have written the tribute to @Halsey in the Time Magazine’s 100 Influential People Of 2020. #BTS https://t.co/EItVnKOTAl"Black Magic Woman" "Oye Como Va" 50 years ago today, Santana released Abraxas , the band's first album to reach nu… https://t.co/hQMe6dFQeVhttps://t.co/fWDP8PPqHoWhat's a great song that say "rock" in the title or chorus?Today's 1-minute tip for artists stuck on social media: Giving up. https://t.co/IUfsT0fIyEI wouldn't be the person I am today without music.
9/24
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In one word, what do you live for?Tommy DeVito, who co-founded The Four Seasons, has died aged 92 after contracting Covid-19. From 1962 to 1964, the… https://t.co/KiND9SbSosI don't mind when musicians say they're retiring and then getting the band back together again. Music is who they are.Be with someone that knows all the lyrics to your favourite songs.Every time somebody ask me what is my favorite song or band is, I forget every song or band I've ever heard.With music and friends, and it's always quality over quantity.Brother Ray. The Genius. One of the greatest artists and singers of all time. Born on this day in 1930, Ray Charles. https://t.co/cobfVs7LMz"Whenever I'm about to do something, I think, 'Would an idiot do that?' And if they would, I do not do that thing."… https://t.co/5nYCXAOT2CDon't play their game. Play yours.Everyone is a work in progress.Success is the best revenge https://t.co/LaAVQBbHgT140 million records sold worldwide. 20 Grammy Awards. 2 Golden Globes. An Academy Award. A Tony Award. Songwriters… https://t.co/1sv1ElyBoYThis library tells you how much money you’ve saved by using them. https://t.co/s37oZc0JAPWhat is the funniest book you've ever read?More than 108 billion people have lived on Earth. Today's current population represents just 7% of all humans that… https://t.co/17YsHgiXVj360° : The Best Indie Music : Updated Daily My chance to share some of the most glorious, evocative, life affirming… https://t.co/AocBc19PaTRolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: #1 What's Going On #2 Pet Sounds #3 Blue #4 Songs in the Key of Li… https://t.co/ad0MMKftgJIt's @ThatEricAlper SiriusXM show! Interviews with Jon Anderson of Yes! Twin Flames on their album, Omen! Rutherfor… https://t.co/uTjEfpq2jLThe best thing you could do to mess with someone isDon’t try to give Bruce Cockburn a rocket launcher. It’s been tried — three times https://t.co/wqT5sWtAcnCanadian Alt-Ambient Artists Silk Gaze Up Upon the "Stars" in NEW Video https://t.co/CqDUqYWnBcAward-Winning Bluesman Steve Strongman Signs Worldwide Publishing, Distribution, And Production Deal With Linus Ent… https://t.co/VzDC5GDLPoCole Harbour, NS's Folk-Country Rocker JEFF GAY Turns His Gaze to Relationships in New Album, Stargazer https://t.co/BzvH39pFQWToronto R&B Soul Artist TY RICHARD Releases New Single, “Heart Worth Taking” https://t.co/PKNHzXtYWX"It's a pandemic, good for you," I say to myself buying that 6th box set this week.https://t.co/hEw23xeEzrhttps://t.co/Vj2B0H27g9What's something that used to scare you but no longer does?What was the first band or musician you *really* got into?Let's pay tribute to the Rocket Man. What's your fave Elton John song https://t.co/08yBFpikgtHBO Max will air West Wing reunion special on Thursday, Oct. 15. Each act break will feature commentary from forme… https://t.co/LkCxIxAJCvRIP to Pete Townshend of The Who's guitar, 1973. https://t.co/aJFHHVMOxiAll it takes is 1 song to bring back 1,000 memories.Exactly. https://t.co/a9eq6cSYeMToday in 1979, The NewMusic, a Canadian weekly music and culture program, makes its debut on Citytv. Hosted by Jean… https://t.co/x8bZcDwqYxVery few people deserve your best. It's up to you to figure out who they are.Farewell Tours That Really Weren't: The Who, 1982 Ozzy Osbourne, 1992 Judas Priest, 2011 Kiss, 2000 Elton John, 197… https://t.co/3a3F8C4yn027 years ago this week, Nirvana released their third studio album In Utero. Kurt Cobain had one goal in mind with… https://t.co/6cWUXtn3nA
9/23
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Today in 1969, The Band released their debut album. A classic in all sense, most of it was recorded in the pool hou… https://t.co/yXU4DmGIZDRejected by 23 major labels at the beginning of her career, she still loves rock and roll. Happy Birthday, Joan Je… https://t.co/wofcg3H9rBMusic is the glue that holds us together when we're falling apart.Bob Dylan and David Bowie in 1985. https://t.co/KmiJsKPqT1Jimi Hendrix in London, 1967 https://t.co/D56JRXMbMOToday, on #WorldAlzheimersDay I have to pay tribute to my biggest musical influence, my grandfather, Al Grossman of… https://t.co/UETw2W22GGYou can be miserable. Or you can be strong and change something. Totally up to you.Jim Morrison and Ray Manzarek of The Doors in concert, 1969 https://t.co/rUGx3dDHcT26 years ago today, we all found some new Friends, as NBC aired the show for the first time. https://t.co/hLUz3s5yvLThe Weeknd's "Blinding Lights" is #1 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart for a record-extending 27th week.Most Weeks in Billboard Hot 100's Top 5: 28, "Blinding Lights," The Weeknd 27, "Shape of You," Ed Sheeran 27, "Clos… https://t.co/Ob7UQZSKdYIt's @ThatEricAlper SiriusXM show! Interviews with Jon Anderson of Yes! Twin Flames on their album, Omen! Rutherfor… https://t.co/CwndOa3QL3Songs reaching #1 on iTunes in at least 100 countries: Sweet Night - V of BTS Your eyes tell - ⁦BTS Dynamite - BTS… https://t.co/rwNH9DRsiQI'll be on AM640 at 2:05pmET today to talk about the new Gord Downie album coming next month AND BTS set to debut n… https://t.co/4MCAQsw4dxFuture⁩ and ⁦Drake⁩'s "Life Is Good" has now surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube. It's the first music video relea… https://t.co/GiOwElh8LVhttps://t.co/zhOSyTpmOmReplace the "en." on Wikipedia with "simple." to get a far less complicated version of the article like it was written for five-year-oldsBetty Robinson got into a plane crash and was mistakenly pronounced dead. She spent 7 weeks in a coma and it took… https://t.co/1WfG9tTL3qOh, Cleveland. https://t.co/lXKeBLs5yJhttps://t.co/zaoMvGAGP3Post Malone leads the nominations for the 2020 Billboard Music Awards with a total of 16. Other big nominees: Lil N… https://t.co/4eXehGMtEU360° : The Best Indie Music : Updated Daily My chance to share some of the most glorious, evocative, life affirming… https://t.co/Pd49RN3tDrIKEA first began serving food because Ingvar Kamprad learned that many customers would leave without buying anythin… https://t.co/HkJiknxbPXTidsoptimist: A person who is always late because they believe they have more time than they do.The famous "Beelzebub has a devil put aside for me" high-note in Bohemian Rhapsody was not sung by Freddie Mercury.… https://t.co/A7KRpbPVZ4Elton John Announces A Personally Curated In-Depth Exploration Of His Extensive Catalogue https://t.co/Y8dvRBeDybElvis Costello’s October Surprise — 50 Songs for 50 Days In his own words, here: https://t.co/fjRxT47Myq
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