Monthly Archives: November 2012

Zappa Chronology

11-29-12        Zappa Chronology John Mayall born 1933 As some of you will be aware, The Zappa Family Trust has allowed Universal Music to re-issue dozens of titles previously only available on Rykodisc.  In some cases, they went back to the … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan’s 100 Best Songs

11-28-12        Bob Dylan’s100 Best Songs Randy Newman born 1943; on 11-28-70 Bob Dylan’s “New Morning” LP was No. 1 in England. Bob Dylan! To coincide with his newest album “Tempest”, Japanese magazine Record Collectors Magazine recently ran an article called … Continue reading

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Jimi Hendrix

11-27-12        Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix born 1942; Tina Turner born 1939; on 11-27-71 “Top Of The Pops Vol. 20” Various Artists LP was No. 1 in England. As a youth, I was very interested in The Jimi Hendrix Experience.  I … Continue reading

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Marianne Faithfull

11-26-12        Marianne Faithfull Percy Sledge born 1940; Etta James born 1928; on 11-25-72 Chuck Berry “My Ding-A-Ling” was No. 1 in England; on 11-23-74 Elton John “Greatest Hits” LP was No. 1 in England; on 11-26-77 Bread “The Sound of … Continue reading

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Pure Gold

NP: Pure Gold on EMI (EMI UK LP EMK 251, 1973 – 20 tracks

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Roberto Cacciapaglia

Now Playing:  Roberto Cacciapaglia “Sei Note In Logica” Philips Italy, 1979 – somewhere between Steve Reich and Brian Eno

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Time Machine (Strange Days)

11-22-12        Strange Days – Time Machine Thanksgiving! Today’s Strange Days magazine Time Machine is from September, 1972.  As you will recall, my Phonolog sheets mysteriously stop during October, 1972 – so I’m really going to start enjoying the Strange Days … Continue reading

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Dr. John

11-21-12        Dr. John Dr. John born 1940…and still walks the Earth! I like Dr. John’s stuff, I came on board with the “Right Place Wrong Time” 45.  What a tale this guy has!  I remember reading his entire autobiography when … Continue reading

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Bill Black Combo

11-20-12        Bill Black Combo Joe Walsh born 1947 Elvis’ bass player!  Lots of early 60’s instrumental albums!  “The Untouchable Sound”!! LP                BASIC BLACK                                                          COLUMBIA US  CS 1055          1970 11 TRKS LP                BEAT GOES ON, THE                                             HI US                   SHL 32041      1968 … Continue reading

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FZ on DVD #2

11-19-12        FZ on DVD #2 Jazzer Don Cherry born 1936; singer Ofra Haza born 1957. Continuing my look at Frank Zappa on DVD, we have his film “200 Motels” (1971).  There’s a bit on contention, about the legitimacy of this … Continue reading

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