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Don’t Touch My Hat

It’s a funny thing about a cowboy hat….everybody wants to wear it, some people even want to keep it lol. I used to wera hat boots and the western attire to gigs but haven’t in a long time but still anytime I bring a cowboy hat it seems to make the rounds. Even Nick Galati…

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No Clowning Around You Bozos!

On Weds July 12th theRockin45s had the honor of playing for the original Bozo the Clown of WPIX, NY (channel 11), Bill Britten, at the assisted living facility that he now resides in. We took photos with him and got to talk to him for a bit. He said we were the best band that…

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Blow My Blues Away | theRockin45s

July 1st 2017 was a night to remember. It was one of those special night that make you say life is good. Playing music outdoors on a Summer Saturday night, fireworks displays all around, beautiful young people out by and in the pool, older folks on the deck socializing, great food and drink and people…

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Summertime & Saturday Nights | theRockin45s

Long ago and far away, in a time and place that lives in the recesses of memory and the deepest longing of the heart, we once had freedom, dreams, hopes and ambitions and a restlessness for knowing what the future holds. Time passed and we found a bittersweet nostalgia for who and what we once…

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Last Chance Texaco

For us, playing more private parties is a double-edged sword. In a way it’s great because we don’t really work as hard, we get to eat drink and celebrate with friends and we get paid more than club gigs. On the other hand we don’t get to see our 45s club friends as much and…

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The New Venetian Shores

Note To Self: The Stage Is Backlit So Choose Another Position For The Camera. They created a stage area at Venetian Shores similar the the Cedar Beach stage. Last nigh was our first time playing there. Here are some screen grabs from the video with quick exposure adjustments on the lower half because the Sun…

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Post No Bills

Just a little advanced notice the Bill Capozzi will be in town and sitting in with the M&M duo at the Garden Grill on Friday. We know he’s like to see some you and spend some time catching up.Come out and hang with us if you can:

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A Different Kind Of Night | A Rockin Cedar Opening

In Many ways last night’s Summer Kick Off at Cedar Beach was like most Rockin45s gigs. Lot’s of people of all ages dancing, singing and interacting with the band all night. However, in some ways it was unlike any other gig we’ve had down there. We actually got Fred up on stage twice and saw…

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It Takes Two

Lately we’ve been doing a lot of duo shows, not so much by choice but because the venues only want to pay for  two people. Nothing beats a full band Rockin45s show but I have to admit that the duo shows are becoming very fun and satisfying. We take some pride in that fact that…

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When It All Goes To Meschutt

Sometimes playing in a band a night can feel like a disaster and people who come out still end up having a great time and thanking you for a fun night. While that can be confusing, in the end that’s what is really important. That’s our job. We make people feel good for a few…

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