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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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Various ages of angst and a RCN challenge

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE! 2012 was full of great musical discoveries and 2013 is getting off to a good start. I got hipped to the label Omnivore Recordings. They have a pretty diverse catalog that includes Ernie Kovaks, Jelly Fi...
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Brian Jones

He brought The Rolling Stones together, gave them their sound, gave them their mission, gave them their name and even gave Keith and Mick a place to live. It’s time to take another look at Brian Jones. By Harvey Kubernik Bria...
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KINKS PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE MARK HAYWARD ARCHIVE

The Kinks in Mono

A just released vinyl box set contains the core Pye/Reprise By Harvey Kubernik The Kinks-The Mono Collection, the first 10 albums on vinyl by the Kinks in glorious mono is now out, via BMG, including the previously out of prin...
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Celebrating Record Stores

A Chat with the Creators of The Record Store Book By Mike Spitz (photographer) Q: Did you know right away you wanted to use film vs. digital photos? A: Film definitely was my first choice because the theme was nostalgic, about ...
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Revolver Turns 50

The Beatles remain evergreen with this month’s celebration of the album Revolver on its 50th anniversary; Eight Days a Week, Ron Howard’s new documentary about the band’s touring years; and a new CD release: T...
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The Sound and Pound of Motown

Motown The Musical is the American dream story of Berry Gordy, Jr.’s journey from featherweight boxer to record label owner and heavyweight music mogul. By Harvey Kubernik The stage play recently concluded its Broad...
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L-R: The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts

Photo: Claude Gassian

The Rolling Stones 3 Ways: Mono, Live & Brand New

Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the gang prove that they are forever relevant with a new release of classics, The Rolling Stones in Mono; two unforgettable shows at Desert Trip in Coachella; and a brand new album due in Decembe...
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Wounds to Bind

Jerry Burgan, guitarist for the ‘60 group, We Five has written a memoir about his life in the folk rock revolution By Ric Menck Best known for their cover of Ian & Sylvia’s “You Were On My Mind,” We Five were one of...
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