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February 1 marked the 20th anniversary release date for Green Day’s landmark album Dookie, the massive hardcore punk hit that went on to sell 16 million copies worldwide. Released in 1994, the record got a big boost from MTV’s heavy rotation of videos for the singles “Basket Case,” Longview,” and “When I Come Around.” Over time all three singles reached the top of the Modern Rock sales chart and Green Day quickly became the most successful punk rock act ever.
There are countless options available for someone in the market for a keyboard. Size, weight, style, features, ports, price, and effects are all important considerations in a new keyboard, and there are many options in each category. Where do you start? What should the priority be?
Newly issued figures show that 2013 rock album sales outdistanced pop album releases for the first time in five years according the Official Charts Company. Rock albums accounted for 33.8% of album sales, while pop LPs took 31% of total sales. On the other hand, singles sales were still ruled by pop, with 36.2% of all sales, led by Katy Perry, Pink, and Ellie Goulding, compared to rock’s share of just 21.4%.
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While most of America was swept away on a wave of Beatlemania when the Fab Four launched the British Invasion on February 9, 1964, the reaction of many cultural critics was far less giddy. In fact, many of them loathed the four lads from Lancashire. 50 years on, their sniping and sneering commentaries come across as both laughable and shortsighted. Here are some of their more choice disses:
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