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Two Sides of the Beast… The Revelation of Michael “Hollywood Fats” Mann and Danny Bryant

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Los Angeles has always been a volcanic music town, with a steady series of eruptions that have launched a horde of rhythm-and-blues-informed talents to well-deserved prominence. Characteristically due to their hometown, their styles span a wild spectrum, from pop to soul to rock & roll, but each ...
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The Good, The Bad And The Fugly

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The hooky yet hard-edged, guitar-driven musical style known as power pop didn’t generate spontaneously. There were threads and uprisings—disconnected sounds that later combined into something like a movement—as early as the late ’60s, when some young rock-‘n’-roll fans were already start ...
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Now Yer Squawkin’: The Story Of Budgie And The Bad Flowers

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Since the early beginnings of rock music 3-piece bands have floored audiences with their powerful sound. It started with The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Cream who amazed fans with their synchronicity...  There is something “super” associated with power trio rock bands. The aesthetics and sound ...
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Erica Blinn.. “Better Than Gold”

Singer/songwriter Erica Blinn’s greatest asset is her ability to write the most engaging pop songs. Her music is somewhere in between Liz Phair, Sheryl Crow, Bonnie Bramlett, Chrissie Hynde and John Mellencamp.. I know… I know...Blinn  covers a lot of musical  territory, but that’s ...
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The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree–The Tale of Jack & David Cassidy

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Actor Jack Cassidy, by his own design, defied mere definition from the day he was born in Richmond Hills, New York in 1927 until his tragic death in 1976. An actor, singer, writer, designer - the consummate showman with a irrefutable creative entity - his life never followed a simpl ...
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Draemings– Loveless

The reason most people prefer a musical style is their generational association with the music.  The music you experience between the ages of 10 and 25 ends up creating a personal gold standard for what is enjoyable, what's is "cool," etc.  Within those 15 years, each individual will be drawn towa ...
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Devin Townsend And The Casualties Of Cool

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Devin Townsend just might be the greatest guitarist on the planet! As a child he was teethed learning his art. He has an interesting voice: very high-pitched vibrato not unlike David Surkamp of Pavlov’s Dog(as he’s no doubt sick of hearing). At dynamic peaks in the music, he bre ...
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The Attempt To End Tom Petty’s Life.. America’s Last Rock And Roll Star

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The shock of Tom Petty’s death had led the world into a cataclysmic downfall. Tom Petty was the last American rock star… Every day I hear or read that rock and roll is dead! Who’s left? I dunno? The outpour of feelings only got greater after the massacre in Las Vegas the night ...
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Its The Year Two Thousand Seventeen For The Schizophonics

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The first MC5 album, was recorded “live” at Detroit’s Grande Ballroom in the fall of 1968. The record came onto the scene like a virus… The band and selected compatriots had formed the White Panther Party to oppose the U.S. government and lend its support to ...
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Truth Be Told About Bad Touch And Long John Baldry

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In the mid 60’s American music was in an endemic rife. The land that invented rock and roll was in the dark ages compared to England.. There was no FM radio at this time so AM Top 40 twas king! if it weren’t for the psyche/folk  scenes in Los Angeles and San Francisco there would’ve been no B ...
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