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Props to Brian Wilson

The new Nathanial Rateliff & The Night Sweats video is an homage of sorts to the mad genius of Brian Wilson. Word is that the one time Paul McCartney came in to the studio for a Beach Boys recording session, Brian had him chew on celery for the song “Vegetables”.  Paul’s talents might have been […]

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Brian Wilson’s Year

Now over 50 years into his career, it looks like 2015 is going to be one of Brian Wilson‘s most productive. Last month saw a celebration of the music of Brian Wilson.  Here’s Al Jardine, Norah Jones and Brian singing “Surfer Girl” Brian’s new album “No Pier Pressure” comes out today.  Late last year in […]

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God Only Knows

Every once in a while you hear a song that stops you dead in your tracks.  That happens every time I hear “God Only Knows”.  It’s a deceptively simple song about longing for someone after they’re gone.  The first thing that strikes you of course is the harmonies.  The amazing thing is it’s only three […]

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President bands

Today we celebrate all our Presidents of these United States and I celebrate by listing a number of my favorite bands that have a President in their name.  Sure it’s a stretch but this is my blog. Carter Family Jimmy may have been the 39th President but The Carter Family was the first family of […]

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