Sonny Sharrock And The Age Of Discovery

I was 17 or 18. I had gone down to see a friend in Carbondale.  The plan was to see Buddy Guy.  He was opening for a jive rock band.  You’ve heard of them, but I won’t mention them. This…

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Have You Ever Been?

I know the talk of the town has been the new Beatles box…and while I am not much of a fan of the new mixes, there is a lot of great music inside it. But I am kind of surprised…

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A Whiter Shade Of The Beatles

I’m listening to John Lennon’s scream in Glass Onion.  What a fucking performance!  ‘Listen to me!’  He doesn’t need to plead with us.  His vocal slashes the speakers and commands attention.  The White Album will always be my favorite Beatles…

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The Sweetest Meanest Tea

Listen, I first saw Buddy Guy when I was 17 years old.  My girlfriend’s mom took us.  This was before he was signed to Silvertone Records and had his big comeback.  You know how he sells out all of those…

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The Song Remains The Same (Again and Again)

Why?  Why three copies (10 LPs in total)?  I don’t know.  I’m not even like the real nutters.  I’m a novice.  But there are lot of different pressings of records and a lot of record enthusiasts insist on owning multiple…

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