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This was the MUSIC TELEVISION blog from May 2009 until November 5, 2011. The music video archive on this blog below, will remain here indefinitely. There are hundreds of great songs from artists and bands who are not yet widely known and some who are. The beat goes on, after November 6, 2011, at MusicTelevision.Com

Bliz - Transition - (Rap - Warning: Explicit Content)

Heard the rapper known as Bliz for the first time, yesterday, after becoming acquainted with Redd Pen Media after they introduced themselves. Dug through Redd Penn's numerous music videos and when I heard this Bliz track entitled Transition. The song made me think hard about life's harsh realities and wonder how life can end up that way. Bliz lays down so many rhymes that are so true, such as "Guess you can't say if you ain't never been, man..."

It's a testiment to the reality of thug life and the prison industrial complex. I can't help but think and feel: "There for but the grace of God go I" when I hear a rap like this. It's thought provoking, but hopefully not provoking kids to reach for this. Enough of that already! Kudos to Bliz for his well done delivery. Hopefully he's just acting. Kudos to the director, Juan Ortiz, for the outstanding light & photography. - GC

Stevie Nicks - Moonlight

Stevie Nicks needs no introduction. Here is the video to her song entitled Moonlight from her latest 2011 album, In Your Dreams.

Connect direct with Stevie Nicks at NicksFix.Com, Facebook.Com/StevieNicks and

Get in on the special edition album being released by Warner Bros. at


Mary J. Blige - Just Fine

Groovin' for days and days, Mary J. Blige' classic song from 2007 entitled Just Fine will get you up and out of your seat thinking you are Fred Astaire, Michael Jackson or even MJB. Turn it up and dance!

Connect direct with Mary J. Blige at MaryJBlige.Com

John Lennon - Power to the People :)

Cecilia Noel & The Wild Clams - A Queen of Funky Latin Salsa Jazz

MusicTelevision.Com presents Cecilia Noel

I've been following Cecilia Noel since the mid 1990's when her ex-husband Tris Imboden (famous for drumming for Chicago and Honk in his earliest years) asked me to shoot some live music concerts of his then wife when she had just been signed to Sony Music.

The A&R guy, Kenny Komisar, who signed Cecilia Noel to Sony was way ahead of his time. Komisar signed Cecilia just before the beginning of the Latin explosion that Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez were part of. Cecilia Noel and the Wild Clams was WAY more happening back then than Martin and Lopez.  We are talking the difference between GMO and Organic.  I am talking real burning hot unmanufactured blazing funky assed latin music! The record label, at large, however, just did not get Cecilia Noel at that time, and accidentally let her go, releasing her from her recording contract. Just a couple of years later, that Latin scene exploded. However, none of that bad timing every got in the way of Cecilia's burning desire for the show to go on. She built a independent movement on her own. She worked hard, playing tons of shows has toured to every continent and numerous countries.

Always known for having the creme of the crop session musicians in her band, not to mention to sexy clad Wild Clam singers, Cecilia Noel has staked her claim as one of the truest Latin/Funk/Jazz Salsa Queens the world has ever seen. Look at the size of her band, and the quality of the artists and it's easy to calculate the amount of people power it takes to run such a tight ship. This is a great example of what real music from real musicians is all about! Enjoy! GC

Slam The Clam - Live - June 2009

Dip It - Live - June 2009

La Culebra - Live in Hollywood - March 2011

Pronto Salsa - Live - July 2009

Mambo - Live - July 2009

Connect direct with Cecilia Noel and The Wild Clams at


Slovakian Pop Group, TANX and their song, Come Down

TANX is not just the 1973 Album from the band T. Rex. Came across the band from Slovakia known as TANX by way of a message from Annette Knudsen from Sweden. Thank you Annette!

Video Directed by: Martin Hasák
Camera: Laco Janošťák
Cut: Peter Magát

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Kimbra - "Plain Gold Ring" (Live at Sing Sing Studios)

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Back in the old days, Warner Bros. Records was one place I relied on for a never ending flow of the greatest artists, bands, songs and related music videos. I am talking about back in the Mo Ostin days. Once Mo left, with the exception of a small handful of acts, all Warners became was a pump & dump factory in both the music arena and in the financial world.

It made me feel better about Warner Bros. Records today, thank you to Leslie Monique Perry, when I caught wind of a new Warner Bros Records Australia artist known as Kimbra. Kimbra, who is actually a New Zealander, is unique, has passion and that "it" thing. Enjoy!

Connect direct with Kimbra at, Facebook.Com/KimbraMusic and Twitter.Com/KimbraMusic

Nina Simone was the first ever to perform Plain Gold Ring, written by George Stone, on her debut album Little Girl Blue

Thanks again to Leslie Monique Perry of Los Angeles for the hot tip on Kimbra.


Brother Ali - Uncle Sam Goddamn

Just realized that I've never posted Brother Ali to this blog, although this song was once featured on the front page of MusicTelevision.Com for a period in the past.

Brother Ali is controversial to some people. I've heard people argue whether he was black, white or Albino. I always think, "who fucking cares?". And, when an acquaintance brought up the video you are about to see a few days after he saw it, he tried to tell me it had white supremacist tones, as if Brother Ali was connected to that sort of thing. He is most certainly not.

People really drive me nuts for they are either not paying attention, have some sort of attention deficit or are just plain ignorant. Ignorant is something Brother Ali is not. He has a basic sense of U.S. history in a reality based sense that is not the candy coated version that is spoon fed to kids in school. He seems to be putting into words what should be obvious to American's regarding the game that is being played against them by the powers that be. Wake up America!

This democracy smells like hypocrisy and those who are part of it with their occupy Wall Street class war, just worried about your way of life. Where were you when the U.S. was dropping the bombs, in the longest U.S. war in history (that's not really a war, but a slaughterhouse and occupation for resources). That fact is the true reason the U.S. is beyond bankrupt. The Occupy Wall Street crowd should be change their theme to Occupy DC, where the enablers of the wars and the crony capitalism in Congress and The White House are supposed to be working for us, but aren't. They are the real demons and we shalt not take our eye off the ball like this. 1% of Wall Street was involved in the destruction of the dollar and the U.S. and global economies. However, 98% of Congress was involved in supporting these wars, out of control spending on every level, catering to that 1% of Wall Street, bailing out corporations who should have gone through bankruptcy and so much more.

It's hard to argue with Brother Ali's song. "Welcome to the United Snakes, Home of the thief, Home of the slave..." is how rapper Brother Ali starts off the beginning of his portrayal of a flawed electorate and the related truths of U.S. Government Policy. Think! GC

Connect direct with Brother Ali at BrotherAli.Com, Facebook.Com/BrotherAli,, and MySpace.Com/BrotherAli

And... the Nina Simone song that influenced Brother Ali and Uncle Sam Goddamn:

Nina Simone performing Mississippi Goddam

Three Dog Night - Shambala - Live with Tennessee Symphony Orchestra

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Thanks to Kenny Knudsen from Sweden for requesting this post of Three Dog Night sounding as good as ever, if not better than ever, in these 2002 recordings.


Easy to be Hard


Liar performed live in 1974

Eli's Coming - as opening song of a TV special called "Three Dog Night..Night" in 1972

Connect direct with Three Dog Night at ThreeDogNight.Com

Mugison - I Want You

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Came across this cool, made in mid 2009, raw video of the Icelandic musician and singer known Mugison while on his 5 boroughs 1 day tour performing his song entitled I Want You. The performance was filmed live by film maker Scott Fine inside the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art in Staten Island, New York, in front of a small group.

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Níobeth - Dreaming

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Thank you to Melissa Hearns for requesting this video out of Spain by Niobeth to the band's song entitled Dreaming.

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