Tag Archives: Frank Zappa

What’s Old Is New: Green, Raspberries, Ramones, Wilson, Garcia & Nyro

Brian Wilson turned 75 earlier this week, and to salute this milestone, Rhino announced the upcoming release of the first ever retrospective covering Wilson’s solo career. Due Sept. 22, Playback: The Brian Wilson Anthology contains 18 tracks, ranging from such … Continue reading

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November Desk Clearing: Tift Merritt, Chuck Prophet, Wild Reeds And Morphine

The Grammy Museum has added 25 important songs to its Hall of Fame. The new tunes are: Arlo Guthrie – “The City of New Orleans” The Beach Boys – “I Get Around” Billie Holiday – Lady Sings the Blues Blind … Continue reading

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October Desk Clearing (part one?): Buck Owens To Frank Zappa

I wanted to share some of the music news that surfaced on my radar during October. Well, at least some of it. It got to the point that I needed just to wrap it up and ship it out. So, … Continue reading

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Rockin’ The Shots: Music Photography Exhibits In L.A. This Summer

Elvis is in the building. So are Amy Winehouse, the Ramones, Frank Zappa and other rock luminaries. And the house in question is the Annenberg Space For Photography. The Annenberg’s current exhibit, Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, … Continue reading

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