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Blues Mantra

“Blues Mantra” is an original jazz/rock fusion tune. A few years ago, jazz/rock fusion was the genre where I spent almost all of my time. My surf-rock & oldies projects kind of took over more recently. 57 more words

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War of the Satellites

“War of the Satellites” was a track on the Ventures 1964 album “Ventures in Space” and was written by guitarist Danny Hamilton.

Hamilton wrote a number of tracks for the Ventures, including the surf rockers  “Diamond Head” and “Escape”. 47 more words

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Spanish Flea

“Spanish Flea” was written by Julius Wechter in the 1960s with lyrics by his wife Cissy Wechter.

The song is best known from an instrumental version by Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, released as a B-side to the single “What Now My Love” and on their 1965 album “Going Places”. 59 more words

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Solar Race

“Solar Race” was a track on the Ventures 1964 album “Ventures in Space” and was written by members Don Wilson, Bob Bogle and Nokie Edwards.  It had originally been released as a single in 1963 called “The Chase” in which the beginning and end included the sounds of vrooming car engines. 32 more words

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An Infinitude of Proofs, Part 1

In our previous post, we gave three elementary number-theoretic proofs of the infinitude of the prime numbers. Today, in an unforgivably delayed second installment, we provide two proofs using machinery from more distant fields of mathematics: analysis and topology. 535 more words

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Moon Child

“Moon Child” was originally a track on the Ventures 1964 album “Ventures in Space”. The tune was composed by Julius Wechter, a vibes and marimba player who worked extensively with Herb Alpert and also led the Baja Marimba Band. 67 more words

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Love Goddess of Venus

“Love Goddess of Venus” was originally a track on the Ventures 1964 album “Ventures in Space” and was penned by member Don Wilson. This album was reportedly the first set of recordings done after they switched from Fender to Mosrite guitars. 13 more words

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