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BILL HALEY: Saddlemen and Comets

by Tony G. Marshall My first taste of the rock n’ roll music of Bill Haley and His Comets came via the original opening theme of the nostalgic American comedy series, “Happy Days” (1974 – 1984) namely “Rock Around The Clock” … Continue reading

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VINYL: History of the 45 rpm Record

A History of the Gramophone Record The first records were on cylinders, the earliest of which were made by the inventor of the first ‘Phonograph’, Thomas Alva Edison in 1877. Attempts had been made of ‘recording’ sound much earlier than … Continue reading

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‘SAM PHILLIPS: The Man Who Invented Rock ’n’ Roll,’ by Peter Guralnick – The New York Times

Five hundred forty-one pages into Peter Guralnick’s 763-page biography of Sam Phillips, the impresario enshrined in the subtitle as “the man who invented rock ’n’ roll,” we get the moment when many people probably saw Phillips for the first time. … Continue reading

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GEORGE HARRISON: “All Things Must Pass” – An Appreciation – uDiscover

Classic album is a term that’s used way too much when describing records from the golden era of rock music; of course, one person’s classic album is another’s long-forgotten record, but we think that without fear of contradiction George Harrison’s … Continue reading

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THE ROLLING STONES: “Sticky Fingers” | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers Rolling Stones; 1971/2015 By Mark Richardson; June 19, 2015   The story of the Baby Boomers, and their movement from adolescence to adulthood, has been documented and re-told endlessly. And few bands represent that story, and the move … Continue reading

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THE BEATLES: “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” | Album Reviews | Pitchfork

Alternate photo cover The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band EMI; 1967/2009 By Scott Plagenhoef; September 9, 2009 Finally free of touring, the Beatles next sought to be free of themselves, hitting on the rather daft concept of recording as an … Continue reading

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