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Rick Nelson

AT THE END OF THE 1950’s, RICKY NELSON WAS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR TEEN IDOLS IN THE WORLD by Neal Skok~ Born in 1940, Nelson debuted at age eight on the family radio sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. By 1952, the s...
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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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Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Chris Morris Writes the Book on a Great American Band By Michael Sigman On May 4, 1980, Los Angeles Reader music critic Chris Morris went to see punk heroes PiL (John Lydon’s post-Sex Pistols lineup) at the suitably seedy Oly...
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Johnny Cash: Ten Years After

NEW MUSIC RELEASES, A DOCUMENTARY AND A BOOK BY MUSIC CRITIC ROBERT HILBURN EXAMINE THE MAN IN BLACK By Harvey Kubernik ~ Inducted into both the Country Music Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, winner of a Grammy Life...
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Burgerama II

Burgerama II

Burger Records’ Music Festival Is Woodstock For The Millennial Generation — In The O.C. By Jason Tryp un, fun fun! The Burgerama experience is like going to your favorite fast food or… (wait for it)… Burger joint, of ch...
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Graham between takes during the filming of A ’60s Reunion with Bill Graham: A Night at the Fillmore, 1986. Photo by Ken Friedman; courtesy of Ken Friedman.

Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution

Visits the Era Again By Harvey Kubernik The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles presents Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution, May 7-October 11, 2015, the first comprehensive major exhibition retrospective about...
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The Best of Muddy Waters

Harvey Kubernik talks to Marshall Chess, Robbie Robertson, Andrew Loog Oldham and Bill Wyman about the legacy of Muddy Waters and the 60th anniversary of his debut album, The Best of Muddy Waters By Harvey Kubernik Few pieces o...
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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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Leonard Cohen: One Year After

By Harvey Kubernik Canadian songwriter and poet/novelist Leonard Cohen waived a physical goodbye at age 82 on November 7, 2016, just after the release of his 14th album, the uncompromising and urgent You Want It Darker. Novembe...
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