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Trailer: All Things Must Pass – Tower Records

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

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Restoration of Big Bill Broonzy album for vinyl reissue.

Amazing film of the restoration of a Big Bill Broonzy album from the 1950s for vinyl reissue. Music buffs are in for a treat!

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Knoxville Stomp Festival, May 5th – 8th

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’s St. James Hotel, on Union Avenue which … Continue reading

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Blind Willie Johnson: Revelations In The Dark

By Michael Corcoran Folks have been looking for Blind Willie Johnson since his “John The Revelator” jumped out of Harry Smith’s monumental Anthology of American Folk Music in 1952 like a Pentecostal preacher. “Well, who’s that writin’?,” Blind Willie called … Continue reading

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Joe Houston: Passing Of Tenor Sax Wild Man

By Steve Propes To properly cruise Hody’s 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’s unique taste in rock ‘n’ roll. L.A. honking tenor … Continue reading

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Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour – Excellent Short Film

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

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Jerry Lee Lewis At Sun Records – The Collected Works

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The Year of Jubilo – 78’s Of Songs From The Civil War

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

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Trailer For New Documentary About Bluesman Slim Harpo

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.

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Coming Soon: American Epic Documentary Series

A three part historical documentary –  a feature length film will be broadcast this autumn on PBS in the USA and on the BBC as part of the Arena series. The cxecutive producers of the series are T Bone Burnett, Robert Redford and Jack … Continue reading

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