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12:33 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Shaken, not stirred: 50 years of James Bond

Here's the dazzling new VIDEO version of RBR:

50 years ago James Bond hit the big screen with Dr. No, and with it’s heady cocktail of intrigue, treachery and sex, pretty much set the standard for every spy movie to follow.

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Record Bin Roulette
12:04 am
Thu October 25, 2012

Be afraid, be very afraid of these Songs

Here is the splendid new VIDEO VERSION of Record Bin Roulette. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

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Record Bin Roulette
12:04 am
Thu October 18, 2012

Giving Pop Music "The Business"

Radio with moving pictures, a miracle! Heres the new video version of Record Bin Roulette!

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu October 11, 2012

Taming the Forces of Nature with Music

This is how radio looks, the new video version of Record Bin Roulette! 

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu October 4, 2012

A Tip of the Hat to these Songs About Hats

This is how Record Bin Roulette LOOKS in VIDEO !

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Winning Elections With Music

Paul Ryan's favorite band?

Here's the sparkling new VIDEO version of Record Bin Roulette:

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Singin' about the country life

Here's the shiny video version of Record Bin Roulette:

Although 8 out of 10 Americans live in cities, we still idealize a life in the country, and there are plenty of songs to prove it. And if you are considering a move to the boonies, there is actually free land available. The only catch is you’d have to live in Plainville, Kansas.

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu September 6, 2012

A Sugar Rush of Pop Songs

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's the new video version of Record Bin Roulette!

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu August 23, 2012

Product placement in Pop Songs

Smells Like a Hit Song

Companies like Coca Cola spend billions of dollars on advertising each year, much of it for product placement in movies, TV and books. But sometimes it happens the other way around—products find themselves written into pop songs. From Paul Simon’s “Kodachrome” to Janis Joplin’s “Mercedes Benz”, brand names have inspired some big hits…and the advertising is free.

Here’s the spiffy new video version of Record Bin Roulette:

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu August 16, 2012

Singing the praises of the 1 percent

We could shock you with startling statistics about how the richest 1 percent own about 50 percent of the wealth, and how it’s been getting worse for the rest of us for a few decades now. But that’s depressing! And we’d much rather watch cartoons.

Like this 1933 Merrie Melodies gem “We’re in the Money”:

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu August 9, 2012

A Nice Hawaiian Punch of Songs

Watch the episode in glorious video here:

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu August 2, 2012

Dialing up our favorite telephone songs

 Somehow we got along fine before there were cell phones. You couldn’t call as your plane was taxiing to the gate, couldn’t call for help when the car broke down, and couldn’t call ahead when visiting friends. We were often late, had to ask strangers for help, and dropped in on folks without warning. It was kinda nice, actually.

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu July 26, 2012

It’s all about me - songs that brag and boast

Hey kids! It’s the latest thing…radio with pictures! Now Record Bin Roulette has visuals to accompany the sound! Thanks to our intrepid intern Katy, who came up with this new way to enjoy the show.

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Monkeying around with pop songs

We actually have a lot in common with Monkeys, Chimpanzees and Apes. Seems we share 96 percent of the same DNA. But it also turns out that we share 50% of the same DNA as a banana, which actually may explain why we all like them so much.

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Record Bin Roulette
4:30 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Tour de France Inspires Pop Music Gold

The Tour de France is the world’s epic bicycle race, a grueling 2,000 mile ride that takes 3 weeks.  It’s arguably the most demanding athletic event, said the New York Times, comparing it to running a marathon several days a week for three weeks. With the 99th Tour underway right now, we salute the humble velocipede and their sore-bottomed riders.

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