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Established in 1960, Tower Records was once a retail powerhouse with two hundred stores, in thirty countries, on five continents. From humble beginnings in a small-town drugstore, Tower Records eventually became the heart and soul of the music world, and … Continue reading
In 1929 and 1930, a series of recording sessions¬† which produced over 100¬† released tracks of blues, country, jazz, and gospel music, along with other tracks that went unissued were waxed at Knoxville‚Äôs St. James Hotel, on Union Avenue which … Continue reading
By Michael Corcoran Folks have been looking for Blind Willie Johnson since his ‚ÄúJohn The Revelator‚ÄĚ jumped out of Harry Smith‚Äôs monumental Anthology of American Folk Music in 1952 like a Pentecostal preacher. ‚ÄúWell, who‚Äôs that writin‚Äô?,‚ÄĚ Blind Willie called … Continue reading
By Steve Propes To properly cruise Hody‚Äôs Drive-In at PCH and Anaheim St. 1950s style, an in-dash 45 rpm record player to dazzle other cruisers, pedestrians and car hops with one‚Äôs unique taste in rock ‚Äėn‚Äô roll. L.A. honking tenor … Continue reading
Comedian Matt Ingebretson does a painfully accurate impression of a pretentious record collector in this hilarious comedy short.
Fans of Bob Dylan’s classic radio series Theme Time Radio Hour will love this film inspired by the incredible poster artwork Jaime Hernandez created for Bob Dylan’s radio show. You cam view the poster here – http://goodcomics.comicbookresources….¬† If you haven’t … Continue reading
Legendary record collector, Joe Bussard is putting records out once again! After running the last 78rpm label in the US (Fonotone Records 1956-1974), Joe had relegated his efforts to promoting old-time music by making cassette tapes for people hungry to … Continue reading
No further information at present other than this is a trailer for a proposed documentary on the life and work of the great bluesman Slim Harpo.