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Dino, Desi & Billy… I’m A Fool

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The remains of Dean Paul Martin, the oldest son of the entertainer Dean Martin and another flier were found by rescue workers in the San Bernardino Mountains just east of Los Angeles.. where their F4-C Phantom jet  fighter plane was lost. They were traveling at a speed of over 400 ...
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The Band Plays On–Crawling Spider Tribute Album

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It's funny how 70’s rock band, Back Street Crawler seemed to adhere to the "decade" of great rock and roll. Led by former Free guitarist, Paul Kossoff  it was thought that a fresh start would give Kossoff some stability. So rather than recruiting new musicians he ...
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Voodoo Six… Liar and a Thief

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The early 70’s was an interesting period for rock music. The Beatles had dominated the scene like no one before or since; even after the split up to pursue solo careers added up to a lesser value. It seemed to open the ears of the listening public to other artists who had hovered in the background ...
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Greta Van Fleet Is Back With “My Way, Soon”

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How many times do we love a new band whose debut music resonates? This be said, there’s a “coming of spirits”.. It’s happened to me many times... It’s like being surrounded by the God's! I'd call my school friends and ask can you come to my house and hear this band I found. Fuck homework.. ...
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South of Salem–No Plague Like Home

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The Salem Village witch trials in Massachusetts’ began during the spring of 1692; after a group of young woman claimed to be possessed by the devil and accused them of witchcraft. As the wave of hysteria from a unexplained illness  spread throughout colonial Massachusett. A special court convened ...
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I Love That Dirty Water..The Standells

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We are going back in time to write about one of the most influential bands from the mid-sixties here in Los Angeles… The Standells. While the British invasion was in full force it was Los Angeles where American rock and roll was burgeoning. Other L.A. bands .. The Seeds, Music Mac ...
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The Return of L.A. Punk Band… X

Punk rock converged at the same time that Southern California's archetype suburbia was collapsing.Young families were getting divorced and their kids would join neighborhood gangs. Doing drugs  was the de rigueur of the times. And there were all these  kids who were into skateboarding, surfing and ...
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Des Rocs– The Guitar That Changed The World

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Although he recorded a mere 29 songs, blues-man, Robert Johnson (who was born over a century ago) had a huge influence on guitarists through the history of rock and roll. Johnson’s legacy is one of the most studied of all country, blues and rock musicians; and he’s been the sub ...
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Johnny Echols.. L.A. Band… LOVE… Forever Changes…

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When you hear Love's pinnacle album, "Forever Changes" for the first time it will change you. As a true psychedelic music lover, I had my reservations as to the possibility that this cult album could live up to the hype. Rolling Stone magazine had "Forever Changes" ...
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Starbenders.. Shiny and Oh So Bright

You’re going to need to pinch yourself on this one… How could a “electro” glam band from Atlanta appear at home here in Los Angeles??… The media doesn’t lie… Southern California, where the exotic and the vernacular peacefully coexist, where skyscrapers and hot-dog-shaped restaurants si ...
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