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Archives Alive Anniversary Edition: UPDATED: Monterey Pop, Grateful Dead, Sgt. Peppers, Stills & Collins

1967 was a huge year in rock music. It basically started with the Doors’ debut album and ended with Magical Mystery Tour. It is hard to keep up with all the anniversaries, but here are some recent new items. The … Continue reading

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The Return of Emitt Rhodes

On Feb. 25, Emitt Rhodes appeared at the Grammy Museum in celebration of his new CD, Rainbow End (Omnivore Recordings), which is his first album in 43 years. His last full-length, the prophetically entitled Farewell To Paradise, was released in … Continue reading

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Sunday Desk Clearing: The Velvets, The Monkees & Loretta Lynn

As often happens, you post one thing and then you remember something else and two more things come in…so, here you go. This year is the Year of the Monkey in the Lunar calendar. It is also the 50th anniversary … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 19-25 (Steep Canyon Rangers/In The Valley Below edition)

I could continue on with last week’s nostalgia theme and mention the Hollywood Bowl’s pair of tributes (to the Beatles and Marvin Gaye) as well as an appearance by the Zombies. But I want to make particular mention of some … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. June 2-8 (The Damned edition)

June starts off with a strong mix of hall of famers (John Mayall, Merle Haggard, Wanda Jackson), cool veterans (Bob Mould, Carlene Carter, Buzzcocks) and some talented younger acts (Margot and the Nuclear So & S0’s, Aoife O’Donovan, Brian Wright). … Continue reading

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Causes For Celebration: Wild Honey Benefit and Other Good-Hearted Projects

I forgot to mention in the weekly concert roundup that on March 1 the Wild Honey Foundation will throw a big benefit concert to raise funds for Autism Think Tank and the Children’s Music Fund. Taking place at the Wilshire … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Beatlemania at 50 – A Tally Of The Tributes

In case you have missed it, February 9th marks the 50th anniversary of the Beatles‘ historic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Not surprisingly, this has generated a lot of media coverage. CNN last night premiered a documentary The Sixties … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Sid Bernstein

Sid Bernstein – passed away earlier this month in New York City at 96. While he booked concerts for everyone from Tony Bennett to the Rolling Stones (including one of the first rock benefit show, Winter Festival For Peace in … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Feb. 20-25 (The White Buffalo/Leftover Salmon Edition)

Some great bills highlight this week of Southern Californian concert news The Troubadour hosts something of an East Coast-West Coast songwriter summit on Thursday when Dave Alvin and Marshall Crenshaw share a bill. The two troubadours have been plying their … Continue reading

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