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Johnny Winter

I haven’t been here for a while, and I realized it was because I was committing myself to long pieces when I already have several of those assigned to me a month on Soundstage’s web-sites. I decided that some short … Continue reading

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Early Winter

Paul Winter grew up in Altoona, Pennsylvania, a small city in the central West part of the state, but he ended up in Chicago in 1957 to study at Northwestern University. He had been playing jazz since he was 13 … Continue reading

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Welcome Back, Lou

There’s a Goodwill store about a mile from where I work, and for a number of years I stopped there on the way home to go through the record bins. I started going there regularly in 1995—sometimes three times a … Continue reading

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Beatles Vinyl 2012

My friend Jeff Sherrick brought the new Beatles vinyl box set over yesterday. Rumors began circulating about the release of newly remastered versions of all the Beatles LPs soon after the 2009 CD reissues hit the market. At least one … Continue reading

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Sixto Rodriguez

Sixto Rodriquez recorded two albums for a major label in the early seventies that went nowhere. Or, at least, that’s what he and his American record company thought. On the other side of the world, however, Rodriguez became a star … Continue reading

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Trondheim Solistene on Vinyl

    The Norwegian chamber orchestra Trondheim Solistene has ten recordings to its credit, although on about half of those the ensemble is playing in support of star classical soloists, such as Anne-Sophie Mutter.  It’s newest recording, Souvenir, is available … Continue reading

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Friday we went to Norris Hot Springs, Water of the Gods, about a half hour from where we were staying in Big Sky. Linda, Ben and Erin, and their cousins Katie and Ellie enjoyed the time soaking in a small … Continue reading

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