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Cleveland Folklore

Once thought lost, a lone recording of Cleveland, Ohio’s The Schwartz-Fox Blues Crusade, has now been found and released “As I grew to love the blues, I wanted to try to see if we could come up with something worthy...
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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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The Smiths and Morrissey

A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO COLLECTING By Raymond Elliot ~  The 1986 Smiths’ album, The Queen Is Dead is the “greatest album of all time,” according to the October 2013 issue of Britain’s NME magazine, in their list of The To...
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The Doors Live At The Hollywood Bowl 68

The Doors Live At the Bowl

Doors Film/DVD by Harvey Kubernik Doors live 1968 concert from the Hollywood Bowl, Live at the Bowl ‘68,  is available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and Digital Video from Eagle Rock Entertainment. A CD, Digital Audio, and double LP from...
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Little Dutch Story

The Little Dutch Story

SOLVING THE CASE FOR THE MYSTERIOUS GARAGE SALE FIND By Lance Barresi In mid-2013, my pal and fellow garage sale die-hard, John Miner, came by Permanent LA and told me about a couple of records he picked up on a whim at a rando...
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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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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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Hooray for Hollywood Record Stores

DATELINE: HOLLYWOOD by Jim Kaplan ~ When did Hollywood become hipster haven? A dozen years ago I was employed by the LA Weekly, its offices at the time were on Sunset Blvd. near Highland Ave. We didn’t go out to our cars alon...
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Ugly Things Magazine

“Ugly Things” Turns 30

Celebrating The Magazine’s Birthday Bash At San Diego’s Casbah With Love Revisited by Jason Tryp t’s an early Saturday, late May (25th) morning. I’m starting my shift half asleep at work, it’s 4am folks and the only t...
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