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The Things I Used to Do - Guitar Slim, Buddy Guy & Albert Collins

Sometimes a song, a blues song, filled with venom, emerges into the world coiled, contained and poised to strike. A song which as the venom circulates round the listener’s bloodstream commands surrender even as they ready themselves for the next strike. 970 more words


Little Richard: Directly From My Heart: The Best Of The Specialty/Vee Jay Years (Specialty Records)

Little Richard
Directly From My Heart: The Best Of The Specialty/Vee Jay Years
 Specialty Records

“Elvis may have been the King of rock and roll, but I am the Queen!” 444 more words

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This Historic Day In Music: Little Richard

There aren’t many songs that hit the ground running and roar off into the stratosphere with a better opening line than: “Gonna tell Aunt Mary ’bout Uncle John, he claims he had the mis’ry but he had a lot of fun, oh baby…” 500 more words

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Luxury Loft Aparments Coming to Old Factory

OLYPHANT — A factory in Lackawanna County that was once one the nation’s biggest producers of vinyl records is getting revamped.

It’s known as the old Specialty Records building in Olyphant, and it has had a rich industrial past, and now it’s being turned into apartments. 265 more words


Concord Re-Issues "Here's Little Richard" with Bonus Tracks/Features

Little Richard was an electrifying talent — that we can all agree upon. But where exactly does he stand among contemporaries like Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly and Chuck Berry? 954 more words

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