A&M Music Center

Discover A&M Music Center in Lyndhurst, N.J.

If you long for the old-school ways of buying and enjoying your music, Alan Maisano’s A&M Music Center in Lyndhurst, N.J., is right up your alley.

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Unravel the history of London Suede, the Britpop band that should’ve been bigger

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London Grammar bring their mellow magic to Manhattan

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Poco’s Rusty Young looks at retirement and life after ‘Crazy Love’

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While the term Americana is bandied about freely these days, in 1968, the idea of a group melding down-home sentiments with an upbeat attitude was somewhat revolutionary. That’s when Poco — consisting of pedal steel player Rusty Young, singer and guitarist Richie Furay, singer and guitarist Jim Messina, guitarist Randy Meisner and drummer George Grantham — made its bow at The Troubadour, L.A.’s trendsetting club of the day.

Get to know Jay Jay French, rock star and record collector

Jay Jay French Beatles Butcher cover

Sure, Jay Jay French is a rock-star guitarist with Twisted Sister, but he puts his records on the turntable just like the rest of us collectors do.

Serendipity plays a role in how Jay Jay French collects records

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