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Cuthbert J. Twillie
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This video in my YouTube channel has attracted 1.2 million views...why? Because Gato Barbieri, who passed recently, is a huge music legend in South America. It drew thousands of views from south of the border.

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UNDERNEATH THE COVERS: THE WAILERS "CATCH A FIRE" (Original Zippo Cover)
The early edition of the Wailers classic 1973 album Catch a Fire  holds a very special place In the pantheon of
memorable (and valuable) record album covers—not just for its inventive design,
but because it was a work of art that also had functionality. As ...

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DO VINYL RECORDS SOUND BETTER THAN CD's?
(Earlier on this blog, we discussed vinyl versus MP3's ... this is part two of the discussion) Do Vinyl Records
Sound Better Than CD’s? If you Google the
question I’ve raised, you’ll be wading through dozens of angry rants from any
engineer that has ever wo...

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Cuthbert's 5 Universal Laws of the Vinyl Universe
1. The visually-perfect LP you were delighted to find will only skip, pop or crackle on your favorite song. 2. The centuries-tested laws of supply and demand do not apply to the Beatles or Led Zeppelin.    Even though there have been zillions and zillions o...

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When The King of The Blues Quietly Met The King of Jazz…and Nothing Went Viral
Vinyl Treasure: Miles
Davis Meets Up With John Lee Hooker on the Soundtrack Album “The Hot Spot” Unless you're a hard-core movie hound, you very
likely have never heard of a 1990 Don Johnson film called “The Hot Spot” – a
homage to 1940’s B-movie crime dram...

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Deloitte: Vinyl Likely a Billion $ Industry This Year
Vinyl a Billion-Dollar Industry? Eye-Opening Projection From Globally Respected Financial Services Giant "....vinyl isn’t an alternative to streaming, it’s being  powered by it .  Indeed, the real uptick in vinyl records happened around 2008, which not-so-r...

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UNSTABLE GUITARISTS: PETER GREEN
When considering monumental guitar talent combined with
personal instability, Peter Green is the
Michael Jordan of unstable guitarists. As a young guitar prodigy, Green was recruited in 1966 to
replace a departing Eric Clapton in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers...

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UNSTABLE GUITARISTS: HENRY VESTINE
Welcome to our “Unstable Guitarists ” series, in which we examine exceptionally talented guitarists who were completely out of their minds – and the
vinyl footprint they have left us. (Note: There will not be an “Unstable Drummers”
series due to the sheer v...

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Things Paul McCartney Did Today


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HELL ON EARTH
THE RECURRING NIGHTMARE OF GOODWILL...... There are more than 3,000 Goodwill thrift stores in the U.S. selling used merchandise. And yet, the vinyl record rack in every Goodwill is somehow ALWAYS THE SAME!!!   ( The Horror!!! The Horror!!!...MAKE IT STOP!!!)
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