Category Archives: Books

Rolling Stone Encyclopedia (1983)

6-4-13                         The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll (1983) Over the next year or two, I will be quoting stuff from this book; usually designated by (RSE = Rolling Stone Encyclopedia).  There’s some neat information in this book – … Continue reading

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Dieter Meier Book

1-21-13          Dieter Meier Book January 19th:  Happy birthday, Janis Joplin, born 1943.  On 1/21/67 the Cream 45 “I Feel Free” charts at No. 11 in England.  Also on 1/21/67 the debut 45 by The Jimi Hendrix Experience “Hey Joe” charts … Continue reading

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Barrow Poets / Doggerel Bank

8-2-12             Barrow Poets / Doggerel Bank Garth Hudson of The Band born 1937; 8-1-81 Soft Cell “Tainted Love” 45 is No. 1 in England. The works of William Bealby-Wright!  So far as I am aware, the sole Barrow Poets record … Continue reading

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Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 2

7-11-12          Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 2 Jazz guy Tomasz Stanko born 1942 ELTON JOHN – Crocodile Rock WIZZARD – Ball Park Incident LOU REED – Walk on the Wild Side SLADE – Gudbuy T’ Jane … Continue reading

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Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 1

7-10-12          Chronological Glam Rock Playlist 1970 – 1975 – Part 1 (of 5) Arlo Guthrie born 1947, jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan born 1938 I recently finished the Dave Thompson book “Children of the Revolution – The Glam Rock Story 1970 … Continue reading

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Kirsten Kane’s List

6-5-12             Kirsten Kane’s List Lou Reed’s wife Laurie Anderson born 1947, Psychedelic Furs Singer / Songwriter Richard Butler born 1956; President Gas. Kirsten is my niece – this is her list.  Amazing to me that her #1 title is … Continue reading

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Retromania

4-4-12             Retromania Bluesman Muddy Waters born 1915; The Blues. For the last few weeks, I’ve been using Simon Reynolds’ book “Retromania” to read right before falling asleep.  Inside the front cover, it says he lives in L.A., but I’m pretty … Continue reading

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