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Monday Vinyl (Part 1)

It’s a pissy-drizzly Monday morning but, thankfully, I have absolutely nothing to accomplish today workout-wise and I can stick indoors with a hot beverage and some warmhearted vinyl in order to get through the chills of this normal ho-hum work day. 388 more words

Vinyl

In the Absence of a Drum Kit, Tabletops are a Decent Substitute

His name was Mr. Avon, but we called him Drummer Guy. He was a substitute teacher.

Drummer Guy wore his hair in a ponytail, which my friends and I found repulsive and intriguing, simultaneously. 883 more words

Blog

Jack Bruce

So Jack Bruce died. A whole age group of music fans felt a pang reading that for the first time. He was part of our young hipness process. 572 more words

Jazz

The Graham Bond Organisation Play "Wade In The Water"

Listen to this track  by British R&B soul-jazz gurus The Graham Bond Organisation. It’s “Wade In The Water” a version of a traditional song that appears on their second, and final, album… 789 more words

Music

17 Soundview: The Sequel

A “notice of demolition” sits on the front of the house at 17 Soundview Drive. Such signs are common in Westport. But this home is special. 712 more words

People

Change The Record – Part Five

Super groups

I was never convinced by the concept of a super group. The idea was that you took the pre-eminent members of various groups that had split and formed a mega group. 579 more words

Culture

Cream of the Crop

Remember those lava lamps you would see every time your parents would drag you to an antique store? How about that one kid in school who would wear a tie-dye shirt to class every day? 677 more words

Rock And Roll