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Trending: Google Doodle Celebrates Life & Legacy of Selena

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Selena Quintanilla was known as the Queen of Tejano music when her life was tragically cut short in 1995.  Murdered by a fan and one-time confidant, Selena, who died at age 23, is now revered as a legend and her fan base has grown exponentially in the 22 years since her death. Today, Google honored Selena with her own animated Google Doodle and exhibit on what is the anniversary of the release of her first solo album.  Released in 1989, Selena, is a Tejano classic.  Suzette Quintanilla, Selena’s sister, raved about the celebration saying, “Selena would be so excited. It’s such an honor.” The Doodle was designed by Perla Campos, Global Marketing Lead for Google Doodles who looked to Selena…

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‘While My Guitar Gently Weeps’: Why We’re Mourning Tom Petty

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Legendary rocker Tom Petty died earlier this week of cardiac arrest at the age of 66. Since the ‘70s, Petty and his band The Heartbreakers have been putting their own unique spin on classic rock, producing hit after hit, including songs like Last Dance with Mary Jane and Into the Great Wide Open. Most of us have been moved by Petty’s music at some point in our lives. Just try and listen to Free Fallin’ without singing along to every line. Over the years he’s been writing and performing, Petty has cemented himself as one of the greatest rockers of his generation. We’re pretty devastated over the news of his death, though we’re trying to take comfort in the fact that…

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An April Showers Playlist to Brighten Your Day!

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You’re sitting by the window in your living room and it’s raining outside. Such a bummer. You had all of these plans to fix up the yard, clean the gutters, maybe go for a jog, but now you’re stuck inside. The only good thing? You have an excuse to get started on that novel your friend lent you or a book you got for Christmas six years ago. Spring showers really are the perfect reading days and to make that experience even more enjoyable, here’s our April playlist. It has a little bit of everything. From epic slow jams such as Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” to modern classics like Pentatonix’s “Can’t Sleep Love,” our April playlist will help you…

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