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7 and 7 is 1967

I was reminded on January 4, the 50th anniversary of The Doors debut that 1967 was a pretty amazing year for music. I then thought that so was 1977, 1987…and so on. So this week in honor of 7,  I give you my favorite 7 albums that came out in a year ending in 7. […]

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Lou Reed

Brian Eno once famously said regarding the poor selling debut album of The Velvet Underground “Everyone who bought one of those 30,000 copies started a band.” This may help explain why I never started a band because frankly, The Velvet Underground scared me.  I had no interest as a kid in hearing about the dark […]

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Spring Break Books

Spring Break is just around the corner.  Here’s a a few books that might interest you whilst you lie around the pool.  That is what we do during Spring Break right?  Actually Spring was, or at least used to be, about decadence.  So let’s celebrate the decadent lifestyle with some book reading. The name Mike […]

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