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The New Roses and The Glory Road

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Certain genres of music start as a mystery. Usually, a body of bands at a specific time begin experimenting with certain similar sounds or themes. Once the genre is established, fans then spend eons arguing who really started it, or which band epitomized that scene. Sometimes, these bands are fillin ...
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Peter Fonda… Born To Be Wild

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Peter Fonda, the Oscar-nominated actor whose roles in Dennis Hopper’s Easy Rider and Roger Corman’s The Trip made him remembered as an emblematic hippy rebel in the late 1960s, died Friday at the age of 79. The cause of death was respiratory failure due to lu ...
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The Rembrandts Return “Via Satellite”

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Rock and roll stars can be awfully crass…  And at times they carry a certain arrogance.. sometimes perceived.. sometimes invented and at times genuine. As the L.A. music scene evolved from the kaleidoscope sounds of the late 60's  there was the burgeoning  echo reminiscent of British pop along ...
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The Allman Betts Band.. Retrograde.. Down To The River

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Don’t roll back your  eyes back! I know what you’re thinkin’! What’s next? Give me a fuckin’ break! Oh.. Mercury must be in retrograde.. The term retrograde comes from the Latin word retrogradus, which literally means “backward step.” retrograde is when a planet appears to go backward ...
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Natural Born Boogie…The Jacks

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It may be hard to believe, but Los Angeles has a great raw and exciting rock n’roll band.. The JacksThey are bluesy- boozy- and they romp like nobody’s fuckin’ business! They have proven it all  and could earn them the rightful place at the altar of  loc ...
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World Famous L.A. Rock Club Was Onced Owned By Jewish Gangster, Mickey Cohen

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in 1947, renowned Jewish mobster Mickey Cohen purchased the Viper Room (then known as the grocery store Young's Market) and transformed it into a jazz joint called The Cotton Club. The club served as a front for the headquarters of his mob operations, which took place in the buildin ...
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Getting Dirty With Dirty Honey

At first I didn't quite know what to make of Los Angeles rock and roll outfit, Dirty Honey… But one thing I can unequivocally say… they are one fuckin’ great rock and roll band! And let the truth be told, I wasn’t quite  sure where I was headed when I thoug ...
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Miss June…I Want To Be Your Best Girl

One of the most important and overlooked offshoots of the 90’s grunge movement was a separate genre that called itself “Riot Grrrl”. Yeah, The Breeders, Courntney Love, Shirley Manson and Liz Phair.. et. al.. Music is its loudest megaphone, Riot Grrrl was more ...
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Buddy Miles… Them Changes

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Buddy Miles, who co-founded and was most noted for  playing drums in Band of Gypsys with Jimi Hendrix. He passed in February 29th, 2008 in Austin, TX.. and was only 60 years old . The cause of death was heart failure…   Miles took part in the psychedelic rock movement of the 196 ...
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Gasoline Outlaws…”Light Up The World”

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In the last couple of years rock and roll has fallen out of the mainstream and has become a lesser known genre. Hip hop/rap and pop music have taken over the music charts with new albums debuting at number one almost every week. Today's 'stars' are nothing more than video created characters that rel ...
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