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The Beat (music group)

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  • From Rocky to Rudy, Jerry Greene names his fab five sports movie songs, soundtracks

    When I was a kid midway in a previous century, I loved background music in motion pictures. In fact, I dreamed of how neat it would be if we all had background music playing in our lives. And now, mere decades later, we are living that dream.
  • Remembering Rod McKuen, the accidental hipster

    Remembering Rod McKuen, the accidental hipster
    I was with an acquaintance -- a music expert who, like me, is in his early 40s -- when I heard Rod McKuen had passed away at 81. "The cheesy easy-listening music guy?" he asked. His assessment is not exactly incorrect. It is undeniable that McKuen's...

    Hampton Roads FM radio station switches formats, introduces The Beat

    Hampton Roads FM radio station switches formats, introduces The Beat
    There's a new radio format in Hampton Roads, and it's known as The Beat. On Monday, after a few weeks of hints and teases, Kiss 92.1 FM officially changed formats and re-branded itself as 92.1 The Beat. The station, operated by iHeartMedia in Norfolk,...

    Radio station Kiss 92 changes formats, switches to 'throwback hip-hop'

    Radio station Kiss 92 changes formats, switches to 'throwback hip-hop'
     The Kiss is gone, replaced by The Beat.  If you have listened to Kiss 92.1 FM for the past few weeks, you had a pretty good idea that something was up. The radio station, operated by iHeartMedia in Norfolk, had been home to an Urban Adult...

    Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music

    Weekend preview: Miami Book Fair turns up the music
    This may be the weekend when life in South Florida is at its zenith: Not only do we get to blithely dismiss “the polar who-tex?” but we get to throw a little big-city culture around as the world’s great authors gather at the hearth of...