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All Hopped Up In Woodstock

Saturday November 7 saw the official launch party for All Hopped Up and Ready To Go: Music from the Streets of New York 1927-77 in my new hometown of Woodstock,...
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All Hopped Up and Ready To Review

“Fletcher’s fascinating and fulsome study of half a century in the life of a vast metropolis is as thrillingly head-spinning as the city itself.” Record Collector, UK “The joy here...
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Culture Catches Me on MP3

I know iJamming! has been short on features of late and long on self-promotion, but you’ll have to excuse me: I’m researching one book write now, righting another and pro-moating...
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All Hopped Up Music and Maps: Chapter 3

This playlist – The Harlem Hit Parade – accompanies Chapter 3 of All Hopped Up and Ready To Go, and deals with the birth of a new form of vocal...
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Vegan New York

It turned out that October 25-31st was World Go Vegan Week, which is mildly ironic as I used my time down in New York City last week to deliberately search...
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Andy says “Happy Halloween”

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Music for the Weekend: The Raveonettes

No review, not yet. No real comment, not yet. But I fell in love with The Raveonettes‘ new single “Last Dance” and, given that I have the option, decided to...
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All Hopped Up Music and Maps: Chapter 2

This playlist accompanies the second chapter of All Hopped Up and Ready To Go: the birth of bebop and then Cubop. The opening track dates back to 1941, shortly after...
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