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Tribute Albums

I wish all tribute albums were as brilliant as the songs they covered but that’s rarely the case and as the saying goes, “if wishes and buts were clusters of nuts we’d all have a bowl of granola“. Just Tell Me That You Want Me – Tribute To Fleetwood Mac comes out Tuesday and while the […]

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2011 Favorite Concerts

My favorite shows this year re-connected me to old favorite artists or introduced me to new and past talents that I had previously not known. 1) Prince at The Forum April, 2011 Sometimes you don’t know what you’re going to get with Prince.  He marches to his own muse which is one of the reasons […]

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Inspired By

The Beatles were inspired by The Beach Boys “Pet Sounds” so I had to give it my full attention. R.E.M. was inspired by Patti Smith’s “Horses” Nirvana celebrated The Meat Puppets “II”. This past week at the Hollywood Bowl I discovered a new album thanks to Beck’s devotion to it.  Beck’s 2002 album “Sea Change” […]

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Weekend in LA

Well I guess I have to re-do today’s entry as I can no longer recommend the Sunset Junction.  What started out as a small get together in 1980 for families in the Silver Lake area has expanded into a two-day music festival and party.  But with that comes costs, $142,000 to be exact in unpaid […]

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