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RIP: Candye Kane

  I have been wanting to write about Candye Kane, who lost her valiant, 8-year battle with pancreatic neuroendocrine cancer on May 6. I had the pleasure of interviewing the blues singer some years back for an article and I … 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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What’s Old Is New: Springsteen, King Curtis, Dictators And Garbage

Wanted to catch up on some recent news. In case you haven’t heard, Bruce Springsteen is planning on a big reissue project for his The River album. The Ties That Bind: The River Collection will be a 4-CD set holding … Continue reading

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