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P-FUNK ALL-STARS LIVE AT THE BEVERLEY THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD.

P-FUNK ALL-STARS LIVE AT THE BEVERLEY THEATRE IN HOLLYWOOD. The early eighties weren’t a good time for George Clinton, Parliament and Funkadelic were no more. He had been forced to dissolve both groups. His use of multiple names had caught up with him.  Throughout the seventies, and into the eighties, George Clinton had released albums …

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SPEAK EASY THE RPM RECORDS STORY VOLUME 2 1954-1957.

SPEAK EASY THE RPM RECORDS STORY VOLUME 2 1954-1957. RPM Records was founded by Hollywood based, musical entrepreneur, Jules Bihari, in 1949. This was the second subsidiary of Modern Records, which Jules had founded with his brothers Saul, Joe and Lester in 1944. A year later, Modern Records enjoyed its first hit single. This came …

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POWDER-KA POW! AN EXPLOSIVE COLLECTION 1967-1968.

POWDER-KA POW! AN EXPLOSIVE COLLECTION 1967-1968. Usually, American music influences the rest of the world. That’s definitely been the case with British music. Where American music headed, British music tended to follow. In 1964, however, American music was influenced by British music. The British Invasion of 1964, had a huge affect on American music. By …

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JENNY HVAL AND SUSANNA-MESHES OF VOICE.

JENNY HVAL AND SUSANNA-MESHES OF VOICE. Five years ago, in 2009, Jenny Hval and Susanna began writing to each other. A lot has happened to Jenny and Susanna since that initial exchange of letters.  Jenny and Susanna were both singer-sonwriters. So it made sense that they collaborated. Together, they cowrote fifteen songs. They showcased these …

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LED ZEPPELIN-LED ZEPPELIN III.

LED ZEPPELIN-LED ZEPPELIN III. By 1970, Led Zeppelin had been crowned rock royalty. They were up there with the biggest names in rock music. No wonder. Their first two albums had sold over twenty-three million copies. The new four years would be a game-changer for Led Zeppelin.  Over the next five years, Led Zeppelin would …

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MAJOR HARRIS-MY WAY.

MAJOR HARRIS-MY WAY. For a member of a successful group, it’s always a risk to leave and embark upon a solo career. Often, the success they’ve enjoyed becomes a distant memory. Conversely, the success they’ve enjoyed is often surpassed upon embarking on a solo career. Everyone will have examples when an artists decision to embark …

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SONS OF ARHAT-SITUATION.

SONS OF ARHAT-SITUATION. Last year, when I was compiling my list of the best music of 2012, Offering Recordings was one of the winners. Sage Monk’s Heartache Allegory was in my list of the best albums of 2012. One of the best compilations of 2012, was Offering Recordings Ade Sampler 2012, which featured tracks from, …

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JUST A FEW WORDS ABOUT ME

Hi to everyone who reads this. My name is Derek Anderson, I’m 50, single and live in Scotland. My main interest in life is music. I am and always have been, immersed in music. Music is what I love. It means so much to me, it brings back memories, changes the way I feel and …

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