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Doc Watson & Son (1965), The Moray Eels Eat The Holy Modal Rounders (1968), Even Dozen Jug Band (1963)

“Merle Watson’s debut with father Doc Watson was recorded shortly after they performed their first concerts together in California, and it shows the duo’s musical partnership already in full flower, an incredible fact considering that Merle had only been picking … Continue reading

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The Soul Of Spanish Harlem / El Barrio: Sounds from the Spanish Harlem Streets

“The mid-to-late 60s produced an explosion of Latin soul, emanating a few blocks east of Harlem’s Apollo Theater in East or Spanish Harlem. This compilation features the sweet harmony sounds of artists from the area – including Joe Bataan, Ralphi … Continue reading

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Synthedelia: Psychedelic Electronic Music in the 1960s

“‘Rock & roll is electronic music – because if you pull the plug, it stops.’ So says Louis ‘Cork’ Marcheschi of Fifty Foot Hose, whose sole album, Cauldron – a pioneering collision of abstract electronics and psychedelic rock originally released … Continue reading

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Tell Mama: The Complete Muscle Shoals Sessions – Etta James (1968)

“As the title suggests, this is the definitive edition of Etta James‘ Tell Mama long-player. For this single-disc release the original album is augmented with five previously unissued tracks — documented during James‘ four Muscle Shoals sessions circa ’67-’68. The … Continue reading

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A Space Cowboy’s Curriculum

“Ten things I know about John Perry Barlow: 1. John Perry Barlow died this past February at age seventy, but people have been trying to describe him for decades. Among the attempts: ‘Internet guru,’ ‘the thinking man’s Forrest Gump,’ and … Continue reading

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White Light/White Heat – Velvet Underground (1968)

“White Light/White Heat is the second studio album by American rock band the Velvet Underground, released in 1968 by record label Verve. It was the band’s last studio recording of new material with bassist and founding member John Cale. After … Continue reading

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International Times

“International Times (it or IT) is the name of various underground newspapers, with the original title founded in London in 1966. Editors included Hoppy, David Mairowitz, Roger Hutchinson, Peter Stansill, Barry Miles, Jim Haynes and playwright Tom McGrath. Jack Moore, … Continue reading

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