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Friday Desk Clearing: Jerry Lee Lewis, Allen Ginsberg, Dylan, The Dead and the rest (updated)

I wanted to catch up on some recent and somewhat recent news. It seems like it is a particular popular time for covers albums. You have probably have heard that Bob Dylan is following up last year’s Shadows of the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. April 19-26 (The Damned/Those Pretty Wrongs

Tues. 4/19 Top Show: Dan Auerbach leads The Arcs, his super side-project, into town with a show at the Fonda tonight and Pomona’s Glass House on the 22nd. Wed. 4/20 Top Show(s): Punk pioneers The Damned perform at Pomona’s Glass … Continue reading

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What’s Up For Record Store Day

I won’t bore you all with why I have been absent of late but it involves computer woes that hopefully are behind me. I was going to do a round up of this weekend’s shows (and I still might) but … Continue reading

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Helping Ivan Julian And Remembering Buffin, Blowfly and Glenn Frey

To many In Memoriams, sad to say. Although first I wanted to mention a way to help an ailing musician. Ivan Julian, who was the Voidoids‘ original guitarist and currently plays with the cult supergroup The Fauntleroys with the Alejandro … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Oct 12-19 (The Father John Misty/Salad Boys edition)

Another wonderfully jammed week of music that includes everything from the Gang of Four to the Brothers Four, Gary Clark Jr. to Albert Hammond Jr. Mon. Oct. 12 Top Show: There is a really great concert – at least in … Continue reading

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Jack Bruce Dead, Grateful Dead Doc, Grant McLennan Books and Go See Hear for the rest o’ October.

I was saddened to see the news of Jack Bruce’s passing. I saw him a few years back as part of one of those Hippiefest shows. While it was fun to hear the big hits of Badfinger, Melanie, Jonathan Edwards … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: New R.E.M. DVD Set & Bloodshot Anniversary Collection

Just wanted to get the word out on some really cool new collections coming up later this year. R.E.M. and MTV have a long history together. Enough to fill 6 DVDs, as the upcoming REMTV box set proves. Besides the … Continue reading

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