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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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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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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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Leon Russel Carney

Reissues vs. Vintage Vinyl

A MODERN RECORD COLLECTOR PONDERS THE PROS AND CONS By Maya Eslami I bought my first record in 2004, when I was twenty years old: Neutral Milk Hotel’s In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, off Merge Records. I remember walking into ...
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Burger Records

Succulent Sounds

BURGER RECORDS: STORE, LABEL, EVENT PROMOTER AND HOME OF THE COMPACT CASSETTE RESURGENCE By Michael Enzor These days, record stores abound in Southern California. In Orange County alone (according to these pages) there are at l...
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Elton John Bernie Taupin 1971

Tin Pan Alley: The Rise of Elton John

AUTHOR KEITH HAYWARD REVISITS DENMARK STREET, LONDON’S TIN PAN ALLEY, WHERE ELTON JOHN MET BERNIE TAUPIN AND A ROCK MUSIC LEGEND WAS BORN By Harvey Kubernik Soundcheck Books has just published the wonderful and educationa...
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David Bowie

David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane

REMASTERED FOR ITS 40TH ANNIVERSARY INTERVIEW WITH PRODUCER AND ENGINEER KEN SCOTT By Harvey Kubernik David Bowie’s landmark album, Aladdin Sane, his 1973 follow-up to 1972’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spid...
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Jaki Byard and Tommy Flanagan

Piano Magic

Tommy Flanagan and Jaki Byard By Armand Lewis usic may be the universal language, but jazz is a conversation — a conversation between the musicians as well as with the audience. A special subset of these musical conversations...
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Record Player

Preserving Your Priceless Collection

What Is The Safest And Most Efficient Means Of Getting A Record Perfectly Clean? By Michael Baskin ou’ve just spent a hour or more pawing through the used bins at a record store, which may be 30 to 100 miles from home and, am...
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