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R.I.P. Phil Everly

Sad to hear the news that Phil Everly passed away on Friday. I recently wrote about the multiple Everly Brothers tribute CDs that came out in 2013 (from the well-publicized Norah Jones/Billy Joe Armstrong collaboration to the ones by Will … Continue reading

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Countdown To Record Store Day

Music lovers are counting down the days until April 20th, when Record Store Day unleashes an avalanche of soon-to-be rare releases. This rundown (maybe there will be more before Saturday) spotlights some gems from a few prime labels as well … Continue reading

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Go See Hear in L.A. Oct. 1-7 Special: The Costello, Lowe, Hitchcock, Jackson edition

In a strange but marvelous coincidence, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Robyn Hitchcock and Joe Jackson all are performing in Southern California this week. While they may not be the angry young men, the hard-drinking young men or the sarcastic young … Continue reading

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2011’s Best From The Archives

I have been meaning to post this earlier but at least it’s not March yet. There were a number of reissues and archive releases that I really loved last year that didn’t get the attention of, say, the Beach Boys’ … Continue reading

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