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The songs may be ‘oldies,’ but they’re still goodies

Beatles Love Me Do Oldies 45

Early in my career, the radio in my ancient, bare-bones SUV could only pick up two FM stations’ broadcasts for the duration of my daily commute — one country, one oldies, with an emphasis on the mid-1950s through the 1960s. Because I didn’t want to lose my will to live during the 25-mile drive, I picked the oldies station. And it made me glad all over.

Studying Ormythology on the Seventh Ring of Saturn.

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The rumors have been swirling slowly for a while now.  A whisper here, a mention there, a mumble some place else.  A bunch of bands, familiar faces to those of us who now them, intriguing mysteries to those who don’t, all seemingly converging …

Jobriath – and the river flows on

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There’s not many legends left untruly unexplored these days… unexplored and unrevised, unrevisited, unreformed and un-please-retire-again-and-leave-us-alone-I-beg-you. One of the few that does still cling on, though, is Jobriath.  Or was.  But probably not for much longer. For forty years after …