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January 29, 2016

The weekend starts with…

I’m a huge Cracker fan. From their eponymous debut in 1992, through to their departure from Virgin Records in 2003 (complete with their farewell track to Virgin, “Ain’t Gonna Suck Itself”), and beyond (they last released a record in 2014), David Lowrey, Johnny Hickman and friends have been turning out alt-rock with a twist. Continue Reading The weekend starts with…

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January 15, 2016

The weekend starts with…

The year was 1976, and I was all over British art-rock/performance art bands: Yes, King Crimson, Queen, 10cc, Roxy Music, Supertramp, Genesis, and Deaf School.
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January 11, 2016

TVC15 Live (featuring SRV)

Today I woke to the sad news of David Bowie’s passing. A musician acquaintance of mine commented on Facebook about Bowie, and mentioned as well how he discovered SRV through his work on Bowie’s Let’s Dance album.
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December 23, 2015

Christmas 2015 Playlist

As in years past, I’ve tried to find little forgotten gems of Christmas music that your local radio station or shopping mall somehow seemed to miss, all taken from my way too stupidly large collection of Christmas Music. I enjoy sharing them and the little stories behind them with you, as my present to you. Here they are in an online playlist, or you can download the MP3’s to your local machine and enjoy them forever.
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December 23, 2015

The Twelfth Day Of Christmas Music – 2015 Edition

From 1934 to 1953, Gene Autry appeared in 93 films and 91 episodes of The Gene Autry Show television series. He also recorded 640 recordings, including more than 300 songs written or co-written by himself. His records sold more than 100 million copies and he has more than a dozen gold and platinum records, including the first record ever certified gold.
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