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Blood, Sweat and Tears "Child Is Father To The Man"

Blood, Sweat & Tears is one of those bands whose name is as familiar as my own, yet I know absolutely nothing about them. I picked up this record somewhere, perhaps with an idea I might remedy that situation, despite the gnarly cover with the band sitting on hard chairs in a dark room, holding on their laps, child size adult versions of themselves. 218 more words

The Crusaders Remembered: "Gimme Some Space" by Stix Hooper

Nesbert “Stix” Hooper is the last surviving member of the band who originally called themselves The Jazz Crusaders. The Houston native spent most of his youth studying music even before any of this occurred. 380 more words


Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

Scientific name: Ovis canadensis

Lucas and I were excited to run into a group of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep near the Pinnacles Overlook in the Badlands. 411 more words


I work to achieve the closest possible to original

This image shows the termination of the wooden section and flange of cast iron throat that I produce. This is the part of the horn that shows how close things are to original. 210 more words


Anatomy of THE Groove: "Joy" by Isaac Hayes

Isaac Hays, born in Covington, Tennessee in 1942 was raised by his grandparents. He was encouraged to finish high school several years after dropping out due to the encouragement of his teachers. 465 more words


The Brass Tower

Garfield may have hated Mondays, but he had neither an appreciation for good music nor an actual job.  You, on the other hand, can look forward to that week starting tradition that will put a song in your soul and a worm in your brain,  Yep, it’s time once again for The Nest to release another long lost Monday melody from that dark cloakroom of obscurity we like to call the Dusty Vinyl Archive!  435 more words