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Music Monday – The Eagles Make Things Peaceful, Easy

Posted by on Mon, February 24th, 2014 at 11:30 am

Our 6th Birthday is tomorrow!!  It will surely be an exciting day, with our 6th Birthday Team Challenge and Swag Bucks galore!  Today, for Music Monday we celebrate the 38th anniversary of a great milestone in music history.

On this day in 1976, The Eagles ‘Greatest Hits’ became the first album to be certified platinum by the R.I.A.A.  Quite an accomplishment as this meant they sold 1 million copies of the album!  AND,  23 years later, it became the all-time best selling album in the United States when it was certified as 26x Multi Platinum!

So as you get ready for tomorrow’s festivities, I invite you to relax with a  ”Peaceful Easy Feeling” today:

Music Monday Trivia: This song was featured in a movie that features a cab driver who really loves The Eagles and a passenger who can’t stand them.  Can you name the movie?

Congrats to JayneKlausSmith, tresbien726 and Kajola for correctly answering The Big Lebowski!

Music Monday Discussion: When you just need to mellow out and relax, what is your favorite album to put on?

Thanks for all of your great comments!  Check your ledger to see if you were a random winner of 25 SBs!

Enjoy!

-Scotty K, Team Swagbucks

Music Monday – Foreverly

Posted by on Mon, February 17th, 2014 at 10:00 am
On this day in music history, The Everly Brothers signed a $1 million contract with Warner Bros. Records.  Not bad for 1960.  Twelve years later on this day, Billie Joe Armstrong, of Green Day fame, was born. And now in 2014 those two worlds collide. Billie Joe Armstrong joined forces with Norah Jones last year ... Read More »

Music Monday – Opposites Attract!

Posted by on Mon, February 10th, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Happy Monday!  Valentine’s Day is this Friday (if you didn’t know)!  And we obviously love cats (there’s no way you didn’t know that!).  But did you know that 24 years ago today, Paula Abdul’s classic jam “Opposites Attract” was #1 on the US singles charts? The video for this song was pretty spectacular, we must ... Read More »

Music Monday – Let’s Take a Trip to Mars

Posted by on Mon, February 3rd, 2014 at 11:30 am
Bruno Mars, that is!  SuperBowlXLVIII happened yesterday – though it was far from super.  Swagbucks would like to give our congrats to the Seahawks and those rooting for them! The best part of the game, by far, was the halftime show.  Bruno Mars was phenomenal and the Red Hot Chili Peppers still can rock!  This ... Read More »

Music Monday – Very Superstitious?!

Posted by on Mon, January 27th, 2014 at 11:30 am
We put another week in the books and now it’s time to get this new week started on the right foot with some Music Monday! Did you know that on this day 41 years ago (January 27, 1973), Stevie Wonder scored his second No. 1 single in the US?  The song?  Superstition.  Such a classic ... Read More »

Music Monday – Let’s Go Phishing!

Posted by on Mon, January 20th, 2014 at 10:00 am
Music and ice cream are a few of my favorite things.  Thankfully, on this day (January 20th) in 1997, my good friends Ben & Jerry debuted a new flavor of their famed treat which made it possible to enjoy both.  Alas, on this Music Monday, we celebrate the launch of Ben & Jerry’s Phish Food! ... Read More »

Music Monday – The Stylings of John R. Cash

Posted by on Mon, January 13th, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Greetings, Swaggernauts!  For today’s Music Monday we’d like to give a big shout out to Johnny Cash.  On this day in 1968, he performed 2 shows at Folsom State Prison in California.  The shows were recorded and would eventually be released on his 27th album, At Folsom Prison, which was released in May of 1968. ... Read More »

Music Monday: The Flying V!

Posted by on Mon, January 6th, 2014 at 1:00 pm
Happy Monday, Swagvillians! It’s time for another installment of Music Monday.  On this day (January 6) in 1958, Gibson guitars launched its ‘Flying V’ electric guitars which soon became an iconic symbol of Rock ‘n Roll. One the most famous musicians to rock the Flying V was a personal favorite of mine, Jimi Hendrix.  And ... Read More »

Music Monday Celebrates Christmas

Posted by on Mon, December 23rd, 2013 at 9:00 am
Twas the day before the night before Christmas and all through Swag Central, very few creatures were stirring, except you, me and a variety of techs in general. The Daily Goal Meters were hung by the homepage with care, In hopes that some bonus Swag Bucks soon would be there. Team Swagbucks were nestled all ... Read More »

Music Monday Gets Naughty

Posted by on Mon, December 9th, 2013 at 9:00 am
Can’t decide if you are Naughty or Nice for the Holiday Team Challenge?  Maybe today’s Music Monday selection will help you decide. Originally airing December 18, 1966 on CBS, the Chuck Jones’ directed Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!  has become an annual favorite.  Boris Karloff, in one of his final roles, narrates the film ... Read More »