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Doc Pomus

Doc Doc Rocks

AKA DOC POMUS, SHEDS LIGHT ON THE AMERICAN SONGWRITER WHO WROTE “PERFECT” SONGS By Michael Sigman If you love music, you may be vaguely familiar with the name Doc Pomus. But chances are at least one or two of the 1,...
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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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Good Rockin’ in the Desert

Check out this You Tube trailer for Bob Morritt’s new book about the history of early rock and roll out of Arizona.
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Lou Reed

Lou Reed

THE VELVET UNDERGROUND FRONTMAN DIES AT AGE 71 by Richie Unterberger ~ Lou Reed’s death from liver disease on October 27 was a shock to those of us who figured he’d be around forever, or at least that if anyone could come o...
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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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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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The Smiths

Smiths Morrissey Convention

2013 Smiths/Morrissey Convention Sunday April 28th 6pm-2am. The 17th Annual Smiths/Morrissey Convention will take place at The Beautiful AVALON in HOLLYWOOD, Ca. ALL AGES-! Hosted by RICHARD BLADE, and featuring live music trib...
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Ray-Brown

Soular Energy: Better Than Ever!

THIS REISSUE OF A CLASSIC RECORDING IS SOMETHING TO GET JAZZED ABOUT By Michael Fremer The late Carl E. Jefferson’s Concord Records, (now owned by Concord Music Group, which owns Fantasy, Prestige, Riverside, Stax, Specialty,...
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Vinyl at the Sunset Strip Music Festival Market

Howdy All, Just a quick note: VINYL AT THE SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL!! The promoters have space for 2 more record dealers who are interested in selling this Thursday from 6-10 pm.The Sunset Strip Music Festival starts this Th...
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