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April 24, 2014
by Egil
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Today: David Bowie released Diamond Dogs in 1974, 40 years ago

 When this came out in 1974, it was roundly dismissed as Ziggy Stardust’s last strangled gasp. In hindsight, Diamond Dogs is marginally more worthwhile; its resigned nihilism inspired interesting gloom and doom from later goth and industrial acts such as … Continue reading

April 24, 2014
by Egil
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Bruce Springsteen: Brixton Academy, London, England April 24, 1996 (audio)

  A great concert from the The Ghost of Tom Joad Tour (AKA - Shut the Fuck Up Tour). Brixton Academy London, England April 24, 1996 Bruce Springsteen (Vocal, acoustic guitar & harmonica) a couple of the dourest Joad numbers did have … Continue reading

April 24, 2014
by Egil
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Bob Dylan: The 8th and last Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan session, 24 April 1963

 Freewheelin’ in it’s released form is essentially a “best of” from one of the most creative years in Dylan’s life. The lag between sessions resulted in an album whose sound metamorphosed at least twice. ~Clinton Heylin (BD – The Recording … Continue reading

April 23, 2014
by Egil
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Today: The Rolling Stones released Sticky Fingers in 1971

Sticky Fingers was never meant to be the title. It’s just what we called it while we were working on it. Usually though, the working titles stick. ~Keith Richards 1971 – While many hold their next album, Exile On Main … Continue reading

April 23, 2014
by Egil
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Bob Dylan: Bob Dylan at Budokan, released 35 years ago today

The Budokan album was only supposed to be for Japan. They twisted my arm to do a live album for Japan. It was the same band I used on Street Legal, and we had just started findin’ our way into … Continue reading

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