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The Jam – Going Underground (1980)

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Pete Townshend – Quadrophenia Demo Tapes (1973)

Townshend’s demo process for Who albums was quite robust. He’d have just about everything arranged, by himself, in demo form by the time the band went to the studio. The Quadrophenia demos were previously only available via bootleg, but have … Continue reading

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The Kinks – Waterloo Sunset (1967)

1967, the Summer of Love. It was 50 years ago. So many great songs were released that year. While this song wasn’t a ‘flower power’ or psych song, per se, it is arguably the single greatest song ever written.

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Happy Birthday, Pete!

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RIP: Chris Cornell

Here he is with Soundgarden, on the eve of his passing, playing 1994’s “Black Hole Sun”.

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Mick & Keith on Living in Edith Grove

They discuss their early days living in a dirty flat, before they took off.

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Skip Bifferty – On Love (1967)

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Rare Earth – Hammerhead (1970)

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RIP: Mario Maglieri

The so-called ‘King of the Sunset Strip’, Mario Maglieri, has passed at the age of 93. Maglieri was the owner and founder of both The Rainbow Bar & Grill, The Whisky a Go-Go, and the Roxy, all being iconic music-related … Continue reading

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XTC – Dear Madam Barnum (1992)

25 years ago, XTC put out their album Nonsuch. 

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