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Remembering beloved rocker Tom Petty who died in October at age 66 
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Thank You Tom

Remembering beloved rocker Tom Petty who died in October at age 66 By Harvey Kubernik I was very sad to hear of the physical passing of Tom Petty who wrote the introduction to my 2014 book Turn Up The Radio, Pop, Rock, and R...
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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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Keith Emerson, 1992. PHOTO: Gorupdebesanez

Ode to Emerson & Lake

On the passing of two of the 1970s’ most influential, progressive rockers in 2016: ELP’s Keith Emerson and Greg Lake By David C. Kephart Since it is true that an extraordinary number of well-known public figures pas...
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Ray Peavy

In Rememberance  |  Ray Peavy – 1947-2015 By Mike Vague If you are reading this, or collect records in Southern California, you’re familiar with Ray Peavy, the “record-collecting detective.” He has been a familiar...
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Kirk Ferraioli

“Captain” Kirk Ferraioli

IN REMEMBRANCE “Captain” Kirk Ferraioli | 1953-2015 The recording indus-try is mourning the death of “Captain” Kirk Ferraioli . Kirk Ferraioli was an icon amongst old school recording engineers and musicians as well –...
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Kim Fowley

Eulogy for a Musical Maverick

Kim Fowley died January 15 in Los Angeles, but his memory lives on in the thousands of recordings he produced, wrote or influenced during more than five decades By Harvey Kubernik Kim Vincent Fowley loved music recordings as mu...
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Joe Ramsey

Saying goodbye to the founding member of Dread Zeppelin: a music lover, co-owner of Resistor Records and devoted family man by Sean Sprinkel It is not surprising that in times of loss we so often turn to song, both for comfort ...
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