Category Archives: Rock & Roll

Record Store Day Exclusives List

The 2014 Record Store Day (RSD) exclusives list is now available. There are 608 records that will only be available on this year’s Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19th. Its a long, long list, too many … Continue reading

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Record Store Day 2014

Record Store Day came into being in 2007 when over 700 independent records stores and outlets in the USA came together to celebrate their unique culture. The UK followed suit and 2014 will see the seventh celebration of the UK’s unique … Continue reading

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DUST & GROOVES – Adventures In Record Collecting

‘Dust & Grooves – Adventures In Record Collecting’ is a forthcoming 416-page coffee-table book illuminates over 130 vinyl collectors and their collections in the most intimate of environments—their record rooms by Eilon Paz.  It will consist of “compelling photographic essays” which are … Continue reading

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Who Is Hank C. Burnette?

Well, he is Swedish and his real name is Sven-Ă…ke Högberg, but is better known as ‘The Legendary Hank C. Burnette’. He has released over 70 records and CDs the first being on the US Blue Horizon label out of … Continue reading

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The Texas Box – 1950s and 1960s Oddball Record Labels

Now here is something! A 10 CD limited edition box set of obscure Texas Rockabilly, Hillbilly and Country Bop – comes complete with 200 page hardback book, 12″ x 12″ style box-set – a stunning selection of rare records.  Retailing at around … Continue reading

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Once Again!! By Public Demand! Santa and His Reindeers sing an R&B version of ‘White Christmas’!

Fantastic cartoon of Santa and his Reindeers’ performing ‘White Christmas’ (or rather to the great 1954 version by The Drifters, with the legendary Clyde McPhatter taking the high notes!). You can’t fail to be impressed! Wonderful stuff!

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Great film of The Treniers – what a band!

Fantastic 48 minute film of the legendary rhythm & blues and rock ‘n’n roll group The Treniers from the private collection of Milt Trenier. Thanks to Doug Price for sending this over.

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Bobby Parker – Major Influence On Beatles and Led Zep RIP

Washington DC bluesman Bobby Parker, who died on November 1st aged 76, will forever be associated with The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Why? Well both bands adapted the guitar intro to his biggest number, ‘Watch Your Step’ cut for V … Continue reading

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Country Music Posters On Display In London

Chelsea Space is to present the first UK exhibition dedicated to American letterpress printed music industry posters from Nashville in November and December. The posters printed using the letterpress process provide a rare opportunity to view archive material and some … Continue reading

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Dylan Box Set Of 42 Albums Out November 4th

‘The Complete Bob Dylan Album Collection, Volume One’ will be a deluxe box set featuring all of Dylan’s original studio and live albums 42 albums in all. Fourteen albums of these have been newly remastered  and each is housed in … Continue reading

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