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CD | Jazz
1/3/2009
After an absence of 7 months while my al(t)er ego (Avocado Rabbit) was monopolizing the posting, here is another vinyl-only mix. This is instrumental music that is placed in the jazz category for lack  …
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CD | Pop
5/23/2008
What do Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page have in common (besides playing guitar and being British)? No, this is not the quiz. The answer, of course, is all three guitarists were once in The Yardb …
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CD | Blues
5/18/2008
The Blues Foundation is dedicated to preserving blues history, celebrating blues excellence, and supporting blues education. The Memphis, Tennessee based organization produces the annual W.C. Handy Blu …
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CD | Theme - Break Up
5/14/2008
With a little help from his friends, and his family, Paul McCartney put the pain of his divorce behind him when he recently opened an exhibition of photographs by his first wife Linda. Despite having t …
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CD | Jazz
5/5/2008
As the `60s began, jazz music was still at an apex with bands led by Miles Davis and John Coltrane at the forefront. The repertoire was a bluesy, funky style of be-bop, spiced up with splashes of latin …
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CD | Jazz
4/27/2008
With the onset of spring, I pulled down Henry David Thoreau's "Walden" and leafed through the 70-year-old hardcover, passed down by my mother, for inspiration. That famous pond in eastern Massachusetts …
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CD | Jazz
4/4/2008
The idea for this mix came from one of the comments on my last posting - Upheaval . This mixer, tornadoZ, liked the song with the steel drums - The Lights in the Sky Are Stars - by the Darol Anger / Ba …
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CD | Jazz
3/23/2008
On a recent trip to DC, I stopped in at one of my favorite jazz clubs in the country, Blues Alley. The thrill of live improvisational music cannot be matched. Nevertheless, I dug into the racks and pul …
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CD | Theme - Romantic
2/28/2008
Talk about your only in Hollywood stories. Yes, it's sappy but in a good way. "A Star Is Born" has been made three times since the 1937 original that had Janet Gaynor as the aspiring actress on her way …