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Steel Town Garage Revival... ...The Creatures (Bethlehem, PA 1986)
The Creatures of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania circa AD 1984 were a revival of the vibrant Eastern PA rock'n'roll scene of the 1960s . The band was the creation of Garage Father Mark Smith, with the line-up of John Terlesky (JT), Dave Ferrara, Kenny Bussiere, and...
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Caterpillar... .......... ...(Philadelphia/Wilmington 1994-2011)... File under "Post-College-American-Goofers"
I've been trying to pin down a synopsis of Caterpillar, who one reviewer labeled "post-college-American-goofers" (Robinson, 1994). They were: Mike Lenert - guitar, vocals Dennis Davis - guitar, backing vocals Brenda DeFeo - bass John McInerney - drums I nev...
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High School Folk Fest: Mississippi John Hurt, Doc Watson, and Hedy West... ....Philadelphia 1964-1967
Poster courtesy of Carl Apter (CHS 225th Class) "Good Evening everybody...with y'all, glad to be with you. Hope I can entertain you nicely... hope I can." When I found out that Mississippi John Hurt played a concert in 1966 in the auditorium of the high sch...
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A Tapewrecked Lancaster Playlist
The upcoming " Jack Lord's Hair Revue "
show brought on some questions from youngsters about the original music
scene in Lancaster in the olden days, so I ran it through the
Tapewrecks filter and out came this playlist... . 1960's The local Lancaster sce...
A Tapewrecked Lancaster Playlist
A Tapewrecked Lancaster Playlist
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El Corrido de Pensilvania............. ...........story of two bad hombres....
Today my 12-year-old daughter and I took a short walk (.03 km) to the corner store to pick up ginger ale and saltines because mami was feeling a little under the weather. Today el Presidente Estadounidense signed executive orders to build a wall between the...
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Rockaphilly!
The two volumes of Rockaphilly  released in the UK on Rollercoaster Records in 1978 and 1980 collect recordings from 1954-1965 on Philadelphia's Arcade Records and show a pretty rich music scene in and around Philly at the time, even referring to the city a...
Rockaphilly!
Rockaphilly!
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Leave My Grandpa Alone!... ..... .....James "Rebel" O'Leary & Family... ...York, PA's Finest Country Band and my Vinyl Salvage Operation......
James "Rebel" O'Leary and the Texas Rebelettes have gotten a lot of snarky crap on the Internet since grandpa James passed away about lacking talent or enthusiasm, but I can sympathize with his grand-daughters' responses: " That is my
damn grandfather. I d...
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.....The Rebel Star is Shining............ James "Rebel" O'Leary Videos & Interview ............(York, PA)
Bask in he full glory of the late James Rebel O'Leary & his Texas Rebelettes. Rebel Star Highway 81 All The Way From Texas I'm Walking the Floor Over You ...and an interview with the Rebel and Jammie Ann at the 1987 Fan Fair in Nashville. A thousand thanks ...
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Bowie... ........................................ ...Waiting For The Man (BBC Radio 1972)
This Spiders from Mars version of Waiting for the Man might just surpass the original for me.  I've had this outstanding tape labelled "Ziggy 1 / Ziggy 2" since I dubbed it from a cassette belonging to my late friend Markus around 1995 when we lived in a sh...
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