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439. it was a very good year

“We’ve all gotta start somewhere. Before I got seriously hooked by the superlative noise of rock-roll-psyche-whatever-you-want-to-call-it (sometime safely before my tenth birthday in the form of The Beatles Revolution the shorter, sharper, nastier… 133 more words

All Vinyl Apocalypse

Strange Peruvian Bedfellows

Apparently, Led Zeppelin wasn’t big enough to withstand the Peruvian market on their own? 

I like both songs, but, man, what an odd pairing.

Queso de Chihuahua and Cinco de Mayo

Oh my goodness. You have not had Queso until you have had Queso de Chihuahua! It is absolutely buttah, Baby!

My friend, who is from… 154 more words


"We've always been outsiders" // A chat with Gayle Ellett of Djam Karet

“When I’m not sleeping, I’m making music,” says Gayle Ellett, co-founder of the legendary Djam Karet, from his home amid the sweeping countryside of Soutnern California.  3,166 more words

The Beatles

Who Owns Crown Schlock - II

Thanks to reader Paul Urbahns who alerted me to a youtube site posting different takes of Mexicali Brass tunes, indicating someone has the master MB tapes. 90 more words

March 31 in history

1146 Bernard of Clairvaux preached his sermon in a field at Vézelay, urging the necessity of a Second Crusade.

1492 Queen Isabella of Castille issued the  784 more words


throwback song of the day - boyce and hart

Not a lot of poeple know them. They were two of the primo song writers in the sixties, if you forget Lennon-McCartney, Richards-Jagger, and King-Goffin. Speaking of the last two, Bobby Hart and Tommy Boyce and Gerry Goffin and Carol King wrote some of the biggest hits for The Monkees. 6 more words