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2014-08-14 16:25:42

The Byrds' Roger McGuinn Re-Cuts Iconic Song for Anticipated Movie Soundtrack NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ancient biblical text that inspired The Byrds' No. 1 hit "Turn! Turn! Turn!" will now provide a cinematic backdrop for the provocative new film, THE SONG, releasing nationwide from Samuel Goldwyn Films and City On a Hill Studio on September 26. In honor of the film, The Byrds' Roger McGuinn has re-arranged the band's timeless classic for THE SONG ALBUM,...

2011-08-01 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the '60s, a new sound of rock 'n' roll came across the Atlantic from England. The "British Invasion" was a musical movement unlike anything America had ever experienced. It sparked a massive cultural change in rock 'n' roll and ignited a friendly and creative musical rivalry between British and American rock bands. At the heart of this revolution was The Ed Sullivan Show, chronicling this movement from the beginning by giving these new groups...

2011-05-26 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, announces the first four artists to be featured in The Complete Albums Collection, a new product line for serious music fans and enthusiasts, available exclusively through PopMarket.com beginning Tuesday, May 24. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060130/LEGACYLOGO ) Launching with comprehensive boxed sets of original album catalogs by The Byrds, Sam Cooke, Stan Getz and...

2010-11-22 09:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TJL Productions announced today that PBS will broadcast JOHN SEBASTIAN PRESENTS FOLK REWIND during the December pledge period. Hosted by John Sebastian of The Lovin' Spoonful ("Do You Believe In Magic"), the latest installment of the popular "My Music" series features a treasure trove of historical footage not seen in over four decades, plus exciting new concert performances by legendary artists who continue to thrill audiences today....

2010-04-06 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- From her earliest forays into music at the age of four, it was Carole King's destiny to pursue a career as a composer, musician and vocalist. A decade before the mid-'60s folk boom put the term "singer and songwriter" into American and British pop music vernacular, Carole was, in fact, exactly that - a singer and songwriter. As a fledgling songsmith still in her teens in the late 1950s, her sophisticated demo recordings startled music execs who, within...

2008-10-06 09:00:31

GREEN BAY, Wis., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity feature Chris Hillman's "Drifting" as their October Song of the Month, with a free download at http://www.fscc-calledtobe.org/living/ on their "Franciscanized World" page. The Franciscan Sisters recognize Chris Hillman during this month of celebrating St. Francis, drifter and dreamer. A pioneer of the genre known as Country Rock, Hillman's career has spanned five decades. He's been instrumental in...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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