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Dusty Springfield Born This Way

Long before Adele, Lady Ga Ga, Duffy, Byonce’, Amy Winehouse there was Dusty Springfield.  Born as Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien in 1939, the "dumpy red-headed" daughter of Irish immigrants in West Hampstead,England.  Springfield’s career extended from the late 1 ...
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Vanilla Fudge — –You Keep Me Hangin’ On

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Sixties psyche-soul band Vanilla Fudge are rarely remembered these days. They were a successful and important band once upon a time.The music on their debut album has a “dated” feel and considering there’s not a single original composition, their legacy still has a lotta’ wallop. What made  ...
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The Soft White Sixties And Psychedelic Soul

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Psychedelic Soul was born in the late '60s. The chemically altered consciousness and trippy production techniques of psychedelic rock found its way into soul music. The receptiveness by rock & roll made it a definite precursor to funk with its hard-driving rhythms. The use o ...
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Mondo Cozmo.. Shine and Devine Intervention

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Mondo Cozmo’s ( aka Joshua Ostrander) track, “Shine” is a song festooned with human subjectivity and a phenomenon for the inner soul. There aren’t many songs where divine intervention strikes; but in a world that is taken by language, technology, politics and mass media there can be wisdom ...
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Julian Taylor Band And Desert Star

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Singer/songwriter/guitarist, Julian Taylor is apt to become the next music star emerging from “The Dot… The Screwface capital”- (as defined in urban etymology by Canadian rapper MC Theology 3 back in  the year 2000)Toronto. Taylor is of West Indian / Native Canadian indige ...
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Jesse Dayton.. Holy Ghost Rock and Roller

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Jesse Dayton  grew up in East Texas.. with  snakes, swamps, oil rigs, sweltering heat, Pentecostal Christianity and fear of sin. His new album,  The Revealer is set for a mid-September release and it reflects the dichotomy in Dayton’s life. A man raised on th ...
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Hey Now… Jeff Beck.. Loud Hailer

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Jeff Beck shows at 72 years old he can still give rock and roll quite a wallop! When his contemporaries are befuddled with geriatric issues of still having babies, illness and law suits Beck has once again created an album, his 11th titled Loud Hailer of ingested musical Viagra. Jack White and Frank ...
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Battle Tapes vs. The Battle of Los Angeles

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Let the truth be told… Battle Tapes are L.A.’s best rock and roll band…  They formed in 2010 and in their tenure saw  critically acclaimed EP's and a debut album…“Polygon” that was released late last year. With the plethora of “synth/indie/po ...
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Rock You Sinners….. The Pretty Things

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In the early 60’s it twas’ said that rock and roll was a passing fad, both in the U.S. and U.K.. “A blip on the social radar”. Rock and roll is the most important social phenom of the 20th and now the 21st century. It changed lives even when its relegating those early somewhat exploitative ...
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Andy Clockwise—- Dystopia In The Good Book

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Prophecy doesn’t happen very often especially when it comes to music. Australian born Andy Kelly…aka.. Andy Clockwise proves  that in between genius and madness there is divination! His recent E.P. release party  of “The Good Book” held at the world fa ...
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