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1966 and all that

This past Saturday, the wife and I threw our third annual Catskill 45s party. The event started two years ago when the wife and we each turned 45, and for...
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The British Invasion Comes To Woodstock

(Thanks to Posie Strenz for the design.)...
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All Hopped Up Music and Maps: Chapter 13

This 31-song (count ’em!) mix accompanies “The Apple Stretching,” Chapter 13 of my book All Hopped Up and Ready To Go: Music From The Streets of New York 1927-77. The...
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Good Music Is Good Music Is Good Music

I recently conducted an interview for the web site Find The Torch, Burn The Plans. As well as responding to a bunch of written questions, I was asked to compile...
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Featured Wine: an Empirically New York blend.

HUDSON CHATHAM EMPIRE RESERVE WHITE TABLE WINE, NEW YORK, 2009, $15 American wine producers love to flip the finger to convention. Not for them the restrictions of European appellations, which...
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“Love Is In Our Hearts!” How I Spent The Royal Wedding, 1981

When I was 17, it was a very good year. Among other brilliant things happening in my life – like having a gigging band and a successful fanzine and starting...
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She Made a Difference: R.I.P. Poly Styrene

This past Saturday, we threw a little dance party at our house; we do that now and then. I like them to have themes, and this one was dedicated to...
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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like… Christmas?

Photographs from a Good Friday run-hike up Hunter Mountain: ascent via Devil’s Path, descent via Becker Hollow. “Aerial” shots taken atop the Fire Tower. As you can see, the snow...
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