(1990, The Original Singles Collection); Supremes (1986, Anthology); The Band (1994, Across the Great Divide); Eagles (1994, Very Best Of Eagles); Bob Dylan (1985, Biograph); Aretha Franklin (1992, Queen of Soul); Simon & Garfunkel (1990, Collected Works); Elton John (2002, Greatest Hits, 1970-2002); Paul Simon (1993, 1964-1993); Bob Marley (1999, Songs of Freedom); Joan Baez (1993, Rare, Live, & Classic); The Very Best of The Dixie Cups (1998, Chapel of Love); Fleetwood Mac (1988, Greatest Hits); George Mc Crae (1994, The Best of George Mc Crae - Rock Your Baby); Chicago (2002, The Very Best of Chicago - Only The Beginning).Brian Wilson (Beach Boys/soloist); Paul Mc Cartney (Beatles/Wings); John Lennon (Beatles/soloist); Bob Dylan; Smokey Robinson (Miracles, soloist); Norman Whitfield (Temptations); Phil Spector (Righteous Bros., Crystals, Ronettes); Bob Gaudio (4 Seasons); Holland-Dozier-Holland team (4 Tops/Supremes/Martha & the Vandellas/Motown groups); Jagger/Richards team (Rolling Stones); Bob Marley (The Wailers); Ray Davies (Kinks); Paul Simon; Elton John; Sam Cooke; Robbie Robertson (The Band); John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival); Van Morrison. Recently, I had a "painless, silent" heart attack, but thanks to dear friends, I was rushed to the hospital in time. 10-11, 2005, the good docs at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, pulled me back from the brink. Good doctoring did the trick, and I'm symptom-free, just lack some old zip. But my recent thoughts of my mortality, made me wonder , that have been arguin' with me this past year. As all here well know, Fever is my favorite addiction. We share the National Pastime, battle each other royally, and have a general blast.And we hear Cage’s “In a Landscape,” Suite for Toy Piano, and “Variations IV.” Producer Scott Carrier’s wife learned early, in her “Swimming Lessons,” to skim beautifully across the water.The National Track and Field Hall of Fame commissioned sound-artist Ben Rubin to make audio art from interviews with athletes, who tell themselves “We Believe We Are Invincible.” Like many gay men, Mark Allan, didn’t appreciate “Football,” until the day he watched and learned.You spanked me good, put me firmly in my place, and that took good BB smarts. I'd like to know first names, year of birth, what you guys do for work, how you came by your BB passion, and did you play as a kid?
1953-56: Lived in base housing, Sheridanville, Fort Dix, NJ. He wanted to be a pitcher, and was good, but his mom (Grandma) wouldn't let him. Sold health supplements to pedestrians on the street in NYC (1977), Filter Queen vacuums (door to door in Joliet, IL, 1989), nutritional supplements, dental plans by phone (NYC, 1998), term life insurance (A. : Beatles, Beach Boys, 4 Seasons, Temptations, Miracles, Brian Wilson, Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Band, Staple Singers, Van Morrison, Carol King, Phil Spector, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Paul Simon, Sam Cooke, Smokey Robinson.
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