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September 30, 2013
by Egil
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Today: Tom Waits: Rain Dogs was released in 1985, 28 years ago

“We are all just monkeys with money and guns.” ~Tom Waits If you get far enough away you’ll be on your way back home. ~Tom Waiys – “Blind Love” Tango till they’re sore @ Letterman 1986 + interview: From Wikipedia: … Continue reading

September 8, 2013
by Hallgeir Olsen
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Today: The late Jimmie Rodgers was born in 1897 116 years ago

“Jimmie Rodgers’ name stands foremost in the country music field as the man who started it all.” – brass plaque at the Country Music Hall of Fame “The most inspiring type of entertainer for me has always been somebody like Jimmie Rodgers, … Continue reading

May 7, 2013
by Egil
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Today: The Rolling Stones released Paint It, Black in 1966 [US] – 47 years ago

Brian Jones plucked the haunting sitar melody at the 1966 L.A. session for this classic. Bill Wyman added klezmer-flavored organ; studio legend Jack Nitzsche played the gypsy-style piano. “Brian had pretty much given up on the guitar by then,” said … Continue reading

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