Monthly Archives: April 2009

Zune Panic!!

Now I’ve gone and done it!  I’ve almost filled up my Zune, and I have more to add.  What to do??   Right now I’m paring down some of the stuff I don’t listen to all that often, and I’m only … Continue reading

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Simon & Garfunkel Bio: “Old Friends”

Old Friends (by Joe Morella and Patricia Barey) covers the dual biographies of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel.  While it may not be a definitive or all-inclusive look at their careers, it is still a good, entertaining starting point for … Continue reading

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Biography: Chuck Panozzo of Styx

The Grand Illusion: Love, Lies, and My Life with Styx is an autobiography written by Styx’s founding bassist Chuck Panozzo (with Michele Skettino).  If you are looking for a book that goes into minute detail about Styx, this is not … Continue reading

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Review: Antonio Carlos Jobim on CTi

I’ve owned the A&M/CTi albums Wave and Tide for years, when I first discovered them from A&M’s Audio Master Plus reissue series.  A few years ago, I picked up Stone Flower, which was released on CTi after distribution moved over … Continue reading

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Beatles Remasters Coming 9/9/09

The music news wires are abuzz about one of the bigger reissue developments in years: the remastering of the Beatles catalog on CD.  This time around, there will be both stereo and mono versions of the albums released.  The stereo … Continue reading

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