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Record Of The Day: Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) – David Bowie

What a killer record. Released in 1980, this album finds Bowie on very solid ground, cranking out left-of-center pop-rock hit after hit. You’ll find “Fashion” and “Ashes To Ashes” here, but every song could be a radio staple. BUY IT.

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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: 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: Lou Reed – New Sensations

This one took me by surprise. I mean, nobody spins a Lou Reed record expecting happy pop music, but that’s what a lot of the songs are on New Sensations. They’re not vapid or simplistic, but they have backbeats and … Continue reading

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