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Cat Mother and The All Night Newsboys

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Cat Mother and the All Night Newsboys were one of those classic rock bands that oldies music fans will probably remember. The band was founded in New York City. They are known for their only hit and charting single “Good Old Rock and Roll”, which almost made it ...
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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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Tony Joe White..Polk Salad Annie… Turns 50

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I just caught the tail end of the Summer of Love.. I was never into drugs but I did love music.. I would listen to the local radio stations and I began to hear this song called, “Polk Salad Annie”… I don’t know why.. but I fuckin’ loved it.. I would crank it up and beat th ...
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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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Diana Rein.. “Queen Of My Castle”

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Diana Rein digs deep with her latest offering, “Queen Of My Castle” released by Gulf Coast Records. Yes, this collection of kick-ass tracks hearkens back to Reins  blues influences, like Howlin’ Wolf, Robert Johns ...
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