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Money

The Rising Cost of New Vinyl

Or, Shove Your $30 Smiths Reissues Up Your Collective Asses By Colin Tappe came to the conclusion recently that my job as a record store owner is, first and foremost, to make record buying fun. Sure, keeping things organized, h...
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The life, music and costumes of Stevie Nicks, rock’s still-reigning witchy queen

Gold Dust Woman is a cradle-to-golden years slog through the singer’s life Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks By Stephen Davis St Martin’s Press By Suzanne Rush Being a Stevie Nicks fan has always required t...
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WHITE ALBUM

The Beatles: The White Album

By Harvey Kubernik On November 9th, The Beatles re-leased a suite of lavishly presented White Album packages (Apple Corps Ltd./Capitol/UMe). The album’s 30 tracks are newly mixed by producer Giles Martin and mix engineer Sam...
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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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Francis Albert Sinatra and Antonio Carlos Jobim Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition

CD & Digital Commemorative Edition Adds Two Bonus Tracks; Remastered Album Also Available on 180-gram Vinyl LP & Exclusive, Limited Edition Blue Vinyl LP By Harvey Kubernik Frank Sinatra’s acclaimed 1967 album with Br...
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Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

Now Out with New Mixes in Stereo and 5.1 Surround Audio; Expanded Version with Previously Unreleased Session Recordings, & Special Packaging  By Harvey Kubernik “Sgt Pepper’s was the perfect album to absorb while being...
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Both Sides of the Sky , a new album from the Jimi Hendrix vaults

Many of these surviving studio recordings find Hendrix working with varying lineups of musicians — including surprises like Stephen Stills and Joni Mitchell By Richie Unterberger For a guy who only put out three true, studio ...
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Otis!

The immortal songwriter and singer Otis Redding has inspired countess musicians. A 2016 tribute concert, museum exhibit and a brand new autobiography, prove that his popularity and legacy remain at the forefront of the American...
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Experiencing The Soul Of Otis Redding

By Dennis Loren “There is something very special and intimate about seeing and hearing an exceptional solo artist or great band performs in a small venue. When I lived in San Francisco in the late-‘60s, I was a regular at t...
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