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What kind of man reads Record Collector News?

Many, many, and even more many thank you’s to Keith Richards as he boosted our exposure by posting the RCN picture on his officialkeef.com website. The timing suggests that this shot was taken on the Rolling Stone bus on the ...
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Captain Payne

The Cable Guy

Meet Audio Envy’s Captain Payne By David Thomson Move over Jim Carrey, there’s a new audio cable guy out there who will happily hook you up at a value so affordable that it would be sacrilegious to your music, never min...
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Pearl Jam Record Shopping

Seattle’s Music Mecca

GEORGETOWN RECORDS IS AT THE CENTER OF THE NORTHWEST’S MUSIC AND COMIC SCENE by John Ohannesian Georgetown, Seattle, Washington. A small business and residential area in a vast sea of industrial buildings and trucks, rail...
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Cardinal Fuzz

2013: The Year of Fuzz

THIS REISSUE OF A CLASSIC RECORDING IS SOMETHING TO GET JAZZED ABOUT by Lance Barresi ~ While everyone else was talking Miley Cyrus this year, we here at Permanent were talking fuzz! Not the peach stuff on your bratty nephew’...
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Oracle Turntable

Divine Revelation

THE ORACLE TURNTABLE UPGRADE By David Thomson ~ Last night, I heard an album that I’ve been listening to for years, for the very first time. Sure, I thought that I had heard it, but there it was, in all its finery, with all i...
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Morrissey

Morrissey: Singular Triumph

PORTRAIT OF THE SOLO ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN By Elizabeth Street ~ Upon the departure of guitarist Johnny Marr just weeks before the release of, Strangeways Here We Come, The Smiths called it a day at the height of their populari...
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Last Record Store Santa Rosa

The Last Record Store in Santa Rosa turns 30!

Congrats to Doug Jayne at the Last Record Store in Santa Rosa at 1899a Mendocino Ave for 30 years of yeoman’s service to the record collecting community! Check out their website here.
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The Band

The Band

THE BAND LIVE AT THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC 1971, RELEASED BY CAPITOL/UME PRESENTS THE BEST OF THE BAND’S FOUR, LEGENDARY, YEAR-END CONCERTS By Harvey Kubernik During the final week of 1971, the Band played four legendary conce...
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I Hear Voices by Johnny Calla

Johnny Calla

Johnny Calla sang back-up for Huey Lewis and the News for many years. He’s got a solo album out that I really dig, “I Hear Voices.” Check out his website here for more info. 12 cool voice-heavy tracks (hence...
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