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NAMM 2017

Honey River's Debut Performance at the Marriott

by John M. Borack               Your weary scribe again battled the crowds, the untenable parking and traffic, and the miles and miles of walking (7.5 miles in one day this year) at the 2017 …

Alvin Lee’s road to rock’s freedom

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Few rock albums have a back story as rich as the one that belongs to “On The Road To Freedom,” the 1973 release from guitar virtuoso Alvin Lee and southern gospel prodigy Mylon LeFevre.

Ian Hunter – the Golden Age Lives On

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To say that Ian Hunter and, before he launched his solo career, Mott the Hoople mean a lot more than they ever sold is something of an understatement.  Mott’s biggest hit single was their first, more than two years before …

Top 20 Albums of 2016

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    Here ’tis – my list of the top 20 albums of 2016. It was a solid year for new releases, but these are the ones that in particular perked up my ears, set my toes a-tappin’ and caused …