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Shell Shocked: My Life with the Turtles, Flo and Eddie, and Frank Zappa, etc.

  If Howard Kaylan had sung only one song, the Turtles’ 1967 No. 1 smash hit “Happy Together,” his place in rock-and-roll history would still be secure. But that recording, named in 1999 by BMI as one of the top … Continue reading

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WHN: When New York City Went Country

 In 1973, conventional industry wisdom was that a country music station could not be sucessful in the New York market. WHN ignored that wisdom and announced that it was switching from a middle-of-the-road format to country, billing itself as “Easy … Continue reading

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THE WRECKING CREW The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret

A Mind-Blowing Tribute to the Unsung Studio Musicians Who Recorded the Soundtrack of a Generation                                   THE WRECKING CREW The Inside Story of Rock and Roll’s Best-Kept Secret Kent Hartman “… A commendable, long-overdue tribute to the legendary Wrecking Crew—the … Continue reading

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RECORD STORE DAYS From Vinyl to Digital and Back Again By Gary Calamar and Phil Gallo

Available Now “There’s nothing as glamorous as a record store.” – Paul McCartney RECORD STORE DAYS From Vinyl to Digital and Back Again By Gary Calamar and Phil Gallo Foreword by Peter Buck of R.E.M. From the early part of … Continue reading

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