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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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'Nobody in my life ever told me that I could do this as a career.' Fred Penner on The Cat Came Back at 40. https://t.co/K8Eq7O21jIThis John Daly scene should be hung in every museum. https://t.co/HBCFCuRXZShttps://t.co/hc5Dgm56KC...And now for something completely different. https://t.co/JOWuOKmIIBa-ha’s "Take On Me" has now surpassed 1 billion views on YouTube. It’s just the second video from the 1980's to re… https://t.co/WbXcsWJed4Photo Gallery: Richard Marx at Niagara Falls’ Fallsview Casino https://t.co/G1ulHV462VThe identity of the woman on the cover of Black Sabbath's heavy metal masterpiece, Black Sabbath, is finally known:… https://t.co/6Q6rrvkRtkA lot of fun had with @realhughdillon from @theheadstones over at @siriusxmcanada. Thanks @ThatEricAlper for a grea… https://t.co/Lfz1v3HDbR
Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧Huey Lewis on Hearing Loss, Hitchhiking Through Europe & New Album https://t.co/nTwVPeehwD @zoecello @TheStromboShow I second the Strombo show! @kexp also has those moments for me daily.I’m gong to miss Andrew Weatherall. https://t.co/wRwBBduqAeMan hacks his prosthetic arm to control music synthesizer with his thoughts. https://t.co/ZYdJALmllr“The music is all. People should die for it. People are dying for everything else, so why not the music?”—Lou Reed. https://t.co/JZk2ETIGbAYesterday, I changed a light bulb, crossed the street, and walked into a bar. My life is such a joke.Dinosaur Jr. performing Never Bought It on the Jenny Jones Show in 1997. https://t.co/6WRbbPWlabMadonna has become the first artist in history to have 50 #1s on any single Billboard chart - the Dance Club Songs… https://t.co/TCh4dVW1igThe success of his most recent two-show stint lifts George Strait’s career total past 10 million tickets sold. He b… https://t.co/5p22ZMxlFPWhat was the first book you remember reading?My SiriusXM show: Interviews with Folk rock legend Roger McGuinn! Bif Naked talks about her new single, JIM, and he… https://t.co/BeOYwlDzWa
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OZZY OSBOURNE's 2020 North American "NO MORE TOURS 2" has unfortunately been cancelled to allow him to continue to… https://t.co/NueD9pCFGUThere's no such thing as a 'quick' trip to the record store.I feel sorry for the younger generations today who won’t have that euphoric feeling of hearing your favorite song s… https://t.co/m4q89eIozkSong end. Gigs finish. Bands split up. But the music will be there forever for you.Sit next to the person who sits alone at lunch. Both your lives will change for the better. #RandomActsOfKindnessDayThe Crossroads where Robert Johnson allegedly sold his soul to the devil is a real, functioning intersection in Cla… https://t.co/XLH052DzMfToday in 1978, Kate Bush released her debut album, The Kick Inside, when she was 19 years old. "Wuthering Heights… https://t.co/WRYEgMpA53On this day in 1976, Eagles released Their Greatest Hits (1971-1975) album. It is the best-selling album of the 20t… https://t.co/hBibBluLQB36 years ago today, Thompson Twins released their Into The Gap album. "Hold Me Now", "Doctor! Doctor!", "You Take M… https://t.co/iX91IrGINPI wouldn't mind this awesome house set up! https://t.co/JwwtrTOBhzAnthony Kiedis and Eddie Vedder, MTV Music Awards, 1992 https://t.co/2RnxZxri8TMoviefone is no longer. Helios & Matheson have declared Moviefone bankrupt, laying off all employees of the telepho… https://t.co/lYsOL6N7jWBilly Joel having a New York State Of Mind, 1974 https://t.co/yP2HlBvvhhHappy 63rd Birthday to LeVar Burton! https://t.co/eZmMBXCAdcCharli XCX Celebrates “Single Awareness Day” ... (which really should be every day!) https://t.co/XP4oWDC3QTEverybody needs a buddy when you're down and out. https://t.co/B4nWn9Y55TAndrew Weatherall, the British musician, DJ and record producer known for Primal Scream’s Screamadelica, has died a… https://t.co/eEMvtiDWSKToronto's All-Girl Teen Pop Supergroup Girl Pow-R Land First JUNO Award Nomination for Breakout Album, This Is Us https://t.co/mBZgCmt1k5Jane Bunnett & Maqueque Stand On Firm Ground / Tierra Firme with 2020 JUNO Award Nomination https://t.co/JFiAsNR16G45 years ago today, High Voltage, the debut studio album by AC/DC, was released only in Australia. The internationa… https://t.co/9s54CWJIje25 years ago today, Blink-182 released their debut album Cheshire Cat. Released during the breakthrough year for pu… https://t.co/CC5Jvm0EyGIt costs $0.00 to be nice. #RandomActsOfKindnessDayWhat's a movie scene you could watch countless times in a row?Jimi Hendrix and Eric Clapton in 1966 https://t.co/susVAx8PgbAm I right, drummers? https://t.co/ya5QnbyrCuEverybody has to start somewhere. https://t.co/5v6VXcE3XrHa!! 😂🎶 https://t.co/5x4vAuxHPaWho is one band or musician you can't stop listening to right now?Ok, I'm done updating the computer, let me know if anyone else needs this. https://t.co/BKHwHTe8lJSometimes, things take 50 years... https://t.co/M6AMLeHO7YYou don't know the power of RAWKIN' the dark side! https://t.co/F8qSzvwTpqThe Masked Singer Unveils 45+ City U.S. National Tour https://t.co/sAye4nInedWhen Twitter does good. https://t.co/LJXjGl0OYQLennon Stella recently released her new single “Golf on TV” featuring JP Saxe, and in conjunction, Lennon also anno… https://t.co/DjVyCREreVAJR And Quinn XCII Announce Everything Everywhere Tour https://t.co/QAUBkLEYxYYou can't be bored if you have goals. And you should always have goals.Will Ferrell Explains the Tiara He Wore in a High School Picture https://t.co/xQSAyeH4R1Good Lord is it fun to be in a rock band. Pearl Jam's New Single 'Superblood Wolfmoon' can be heard by ... pointing… https://t.co/UXWrRP4YqXTears For Fears Re-Issuing Box Set And Picture Disc Of 'Songs From The Big Chair' For 35th Anniversary https://t.co/TH24xaYqt3Little Steven announced the rerelease of his 1985 landmark protest album, 'Sun City,' by Artists United Against Apa… https://t.co/P8EzApPhf1Harry Styles to Perform for SiriusXM and Pandora in New York City https://t.co/hr8EfuW3dxEssential Late-Era Nina Simone Album, 'Fodder On My Wings,' Reissued Wide Digital Release For The First Time In Sta… https://t.co/fuXrVL6EgBThe first ever Hot Topic commercial in 1993. https://t.co/sCR2Zz4KniLinda Ronstadt's solo career exploded after "You're No Good," which topped the Billboard Hot 100 45 years ago this… https://t.co/XALgSjOeCM
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Queen + Adam Lambert re-enacted the band’s showstopping Live Aid performance when they appeared at the Fire Fight A… https://t.co/6kDQz0oBIGWhat's a song you'll always associate with a movie?What's a great song that has a name as the title or mentions a name in the title?They've got a lust for life. David Bowie celebrating his 30th birthday with Iggy Pop, Berlin, 1977 https://t.co/EpG6kFZeyCToday would've been Chris Farley's 56th birthday. Here he is with SNL friends Chris Rock, Adam Sandler and David Sp… https://t.co/zlYJj0szsrWe have absolutely no evidence that dinosaurs did not sing happy songs.The Beatles, Apple Corps Building, 3 Savile Row in London, 1969 https://t.co/ocV87vs9l7So true. https://t.co/GuyU9g7QGyThe Bee Gees hit Stayin' Alive is accurate. The American Heart Association says it has the perfect rhythm to help j… https://t.co/6duVD7c2Qn35 years ago today, "Careless Whisper" by Wham! featuring George Michael, started a three-week run at No. 1 on the… https://t.co/DtGk6FzgWBNikita Pearl Waligwa, a young actress who starred in the 2016 Walt Disney film Queen of Katwe, has died. The actre… https://t.co/d2POwEd1VTMr. T should get an honourary Canadian status for this. https://t.co/G9m7UWn75pMight as well JUMP. https://t.co/U0tM00R0KbIt's the simple instructions. https://t.co/UomzP4zbsEMy SiriusXM show: Interviews with Folk rock legend Roger McGuinn! Bif Naked talks about her new single, and CBD! J… https://t.co/U0eaZ8NKxUFrom 1983. Your phone now has all these things. https://t.co/NEkutwylVyHonest mistake. Maybe. https://t.co/CwbD7n1Vmbhttps://t.co/2IAfeAWYzWMitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, everybody. https://t.co/zDaz5ktXhH
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Retweeted by Eric Alper 🎧David Bowie, Brian May, Roger Taylor, Lady Diana, Prince Charles and Bob Geldof during the 1985 Live Aid Concert https://t.co/0bRBIgOygeSamsung unveiled the #GalaxyS20 yesterday. Whoa – this is a game changer. #5G is HERE and this is the first 5G-enab… https://t.co/HyDDObL5ekSports Illustrated said Tony Fernandez has "the range of a Texas cattleman". How many times were we lucky to see hi… https://t.co/twPKzxKxQ9B.B. King in 1969. He's 44 here. He would still do 200 shows a year for the next 35 years. That's why he's called… https://t.co/IFf3Lj5KfjTony Fernandez, who spent 12 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays and was a member of Toronto’s World Series-winning… https://t.co/NYdBNjlXjnPerfect for singing in the shower! https://t.co/oMFmOmjjRMWarning: Just because I can't sing doesn't mean I won't sing.Roses are red Violets are blue OH LOOK A RECORD STORE!https://t.co/QZq1hiHT0MUmmm... https://t.co/9z9dRaUSo0My SiriusXM show: Interviews with Folk rock legend Roger McGuinn! Bif Naked talks about her new single, and CBD! J… https://t.co/zVae18fu3iJUNO / Maple Blues Award Winner Steve Hill is “All About The Love” Today in this 70s Rock-Meets-60s Gospel Mashup o… https://t.co/xd7AUWvUQSRon Sexsmith has released a second track from his upcoming album HERMITAGE.  The new single, “When Love Pans Out” f… https://t.co/1CLLNeTBscPhoto Gallery: Lifehouse at Niagara Falls’ Fallsview Casino https://t.co/iSJWXvjkv5Legendary singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot has released a new song from his upcoming album SOLO. “Why Not Give i… https://t.co/IFEDgRb9PKMusicians are dangerous people. They'll play a song for you, and another one and another one and boom you're naked.Radiohead fans will get this. https://t.co/B51QRxyLxn
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