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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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August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan.19-26 (The White Buffalo/Elephant Revival edition)

Wanted to get this up and out because there are some excellent shows this week as Josh Ritter, J.D. McPherson, Dave & Phil Alvin, Dawes and Dwight Yoakam all have concerts in Southern California. Here is what I have come … 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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Weekend Roundup: Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jeff Buckley, Dion & Buck Owens

I was going to call this a Classic Rock Edition since the majority of items fit that category but there are a few (Jeff Buckley is one, The Arcs are another). Anyway, here are the music world tidbits. The New … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: Fleetwood Mac, Roy Orbison, Grateful Dead and Lucinda Williams

Wanted to share some recent news, if case you haven’t heard yet, about upcoming releases, Record Store Day and Country Music Hall of Fame inductees. In time for the holiday shopping season, Warner Brothers will be releasing special expanded editions … Continue reading

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Archives Alive And Strangers Return: Dream Syndicate, Lone Justice, Otis & Aretha and Linda Perhacs

You can welcome the new year with some “soap, soul and salvation.” The Southern California twang rock band Lone Justice were pioneers of the ’80s alt-country scene and a new CD of their pre-Geffen debut demos will reveal what made … Continue reading

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