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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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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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Robbie Robertson Gives Testimony

With a just-released autobiography, Testimony, and a 40th Anniversary Edition of The Last Waltz, the co-founder of The Band talks about his storied life and work on a new album By Harvey Kubernik Robbie Robertson’s contr...
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THE KINKS

The 50th Anniversary rerelease of The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society is out from BMG. Interviews with Ray and Dave Davies explore the history of this seminal album. By Harvey Kubernik The Kinks have just relea...
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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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