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by Apex777 » Wed Oct 24, 2007 3:29 pm
by mswerb » Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:00 pm
by mattvan1 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:40 pm
mswerb wrote:While this dude is a Cleveland Icon, I will pass on his music.Michael Stanley unplugged? What?
by mswerb » Fri Oct 26, 2007 5:49 pm
by peeker643 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:11 pm
mswerb wrote:I once worked with a guy who had a Michael Stanley cover band play at his wedding.
by Apex777 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:13 pm
by peeker643 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:20 pm
Apex777 wrote:Well, I can tell my a few of the remarks, there are some of you who do not care for Michael Stanley music, which is fine, to each their own. But, tell me, who do you think produces great music in the Cleveland area?
by mswerb » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:31 pm
Peeker643 wrote:mswerb wrote:I once worked with a guy who had a Michael Stanley cover band play at his wedding. Do not even tell me it was 'StagePass'.
by peeker643 » Fri Oct 26, 2007 8:44 pm
mswerb wrote:Peeker643 wrote:mswerb wrote:I once worked with a guy who had a Michael Stanley cover band play at his wedding. Do not even tell me it was 'StagePass'.As a matter of fact it was!
by mattvan1 » Sat Oct 27, 2007 11:24 am
by Apex777 » Sat Oct 27, 2007 1:33 pm
by jfiling » Sat Oct 27, 2007 6:12 pm
From the mid 70's to the mid 80's, the Michael Stanley Band enjoyed a strong and fiercely loyal following, touring with some of the superstar bands of that period (including Bruce Springsteen, The Eagles, Foreigner and The Doobie Brothers); there were several Top 20 and Top 30 hits, among them "He Can't Love You" in 1980 and "My Town" in 1983, but it seemed the 'one great hit' never came -- the kind of chartbuster that saw acts like Bob Seger, Bryan Adams, John Cougar (now Mellencamp), make their names and hometowns, literally, household words .In late 1982, MSB released what would be their final album for EMI: "You Can't Fight Fashion". The single, "My Town", had made it to 29 on Billboard Magazine's charts, sales were good, and the band was on tour, when EMI stunned the band by offering them an 'extension', rather than a contract renewal with a long-term financial commitment. When Michael confidently 'called their bluff', their label pulled the plug, halting promotion and tour backing immediately.
by Fixedgearrider » Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:30 am
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