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Record Of The Day: LIVE! ALONE In America – Graham Parker

I don’t know how this happened, but somehow I made it 41 years without ever listening to Graham Parker. I had a friend in Tucson who was into Parker, but I didn’t know this friend very long and moved before … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: Forever Changes – Love

One of the essential psychedelic rock masterpieces. You must hear this record. BUY IT.

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Record Of The Day: Abandoned Luncheonette – Hall & Oates

Sure, I’ve heard the hits, and I was married for years to a big Hall & Oates fan. I also like Hall’s work on Robert Fripp’s album Exposure. But this album was a revelation. Cleverly crafted pop songs with gorgeous … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: Budapest String Quartet – Brahms Quintets Nos. 1 & 2

I can’t pretend to an extensive knowledge of classical music in general or Brahms in particular. All I can say is that this is wonderfully soft and lush and gorgeous and rich. I’ve played it two days in a row … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: The Band – Rock Of Ages

Take one of the great musical groups of, well, ever. Add arrangements by Allen Toussaint, one of the best arrangers ever to put pen to paper. Throw in a live concert environment. Stir. You’ve got a fabulous live album. This … Continue reading

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Record Of The Day: Laura Nyro – Gonna Take A Miracle

Confession: I’m not much of a Laura Nyro fan. Everybody likes what they like, and she’s never particularly appealed to me. When I heard this album a couple weeks back, though, I looked at her in a new light. Nyro … Continue reading

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