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My Top 10 Beastie Boys Tracks

After the devastating news of Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch’s  passing, I have listened to nothing much else apart from Beastie Boys records. I thought it would be appropriate to put together a list of my favourite tracks from the lads. I normally hate these lists, but I’ll be one of those dicks for a day! RIP MCA, sadly missed.

1. Intergalactic

2. Sure Shot

3. Sabotage

4. (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party)

5. No Sleep Til Brooklyn

6. Brass Monkey

7. Ch-Check-It Out

8. Make Some Noise

9. Body Movin’

10. An Open Letter To NYC

By Conor Kelly

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R.I.P Adam Yauch AKA MCA of The Beastie Boys

Adam Yauch or MCA to others, passed away of cancer yesterday aged just 47. As one of the founding members of The Beastie Boys, he was part of one of the most influential groups in music history. Their fusion of Hip-Hop, Rock, Pop, Reggae and Funk opened up fan’s eyes to a variety of different genres and they were truly originals. Yauch was definitely the best rapper, in my opinion. His flow was brilliant and he held the group together. He also directed films and was a record producer. His legacy will live on, as will that of The Beastie Boys. R.I.P and thanks for the amazing music.

By Conor Kelly

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RIP Davy Jones of The Monkees

Davy Jones of 60’s band The Monkees has passed away aged 66. I have always been very fond of ‘I’m A Believer’, so I’ll post that. R.I.P to the voice of The Monkees. 

By Conor Kelly

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R.I.P Etta James

Legendary soul singer Etta James has passed away aged 73, after a battle with leukemia. The news was reported on CNN  earlier. Her famous songs included All I Could Do Was Cry, Trust in Meand At Last.’ Listen to that below:

Words By Conor Kelly

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New Amy Winehouse Album set for December

 As reported on NME.com today, a new Amy Winehouse album titled  ‘Amy Winehouse Lioness: Hidden Treasures’ will be released on December 5th. The album, which has been put together by Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi, will feature 12 tracks including covers of The Shirelles, Donny Hathaway and Ruby & The Romantics. It will also have alternative versions of her previously released material and her duet with Tony Bennett ‘Body & Soul’. Watch the video below:

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RIP Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs, the Founder of Apple, has passed away aged 56. He suffered a long battle with cancer. He revolutionised the way the world listens to music with the iPod, iPhone and iTunes.

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