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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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Archive Alive: The Return to the Original Nuggets

I don’t know how we got our copy of the Nuggets album back in the mid-70s. Sure, we were “cool” – as were most suburban kids in 1970’s Cleveland were. (insert your laughter here). Ok, we did read Cream magazine … Continue reading

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Micky Dolenz’ New Album Looks Back To the Past

I wrote a piece about the Monkees awhile back upon news of Davy Jones’ passing, so I thought I’d add some happier Monkees news. Micky Dolenz is releasing a new album this fall entitled Remember. True to its title, the … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. July 16- 23: The Imaginary Cities/Origami Ghosts edition

It’s not quite Kinks vs. Beatles but Saturday night July 21 pits Ray Davies at the Wiltern vs. Ringo Starr at the Greek. Ringo brings his latest (13th actually) “All Starr” band to town. This one includes Todd Rundgren, Toto’s … Continue reading

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Living in the George Harrison Material World – At The Grammy Museum

There has been quite the resurgence of interest in George Harrison of late. All of which is understandable (it’s the 10th anniversary of his death) and deserved (he was always seemed overshadowed by Lennon and McCartney). Harrison has been on … Continue reading

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