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Comment Archives: stories: Music

Re: “Know Your Product: Ace Frehley


Not only the coolest thing to ever belong to the KISS family (sorry Gene, you've become really pathetic, especially when you open your mouth) but also the reason I started believing rock and roll rules.

Major props! DC

P.S. Thanks to Brett Callwood also. I am envious of you for getting to do this. Fucker! (I hope you realize that part was jest.)

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 01/19/2017 at 8:16 AM

Re: “Noise Annoys

Can't believe this place is already closing. They'll be missed!

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Posted by Support Local Music on 01/17/2017 at 8:14 AM

Re: “Vintage Vinyl

flippin so cool /i raise a glass to Shep

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Posted by William Sedlmayr on 01/15/2017 at 2:57 PM

Re: “Metal Injection

Hot stuff!

Young ladies who can rock and are easy on the eyes.

Who could ask for more?

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 01/12/2017 at 7:18 AM

Re: “People Who Died: Dale 'Buffin' Griffin by John Convertino

Underrated drummer from an underrated band... thank goodness Ian Hunter is still going strong.

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Posted by Firsttimecaller on 01/02/2017 at 3:46 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Paul Kantner by Rich Hopkins

All of the Jefferson Airplane's albums were very good - and Kantner was their leader. Check out his demo of "We Can Be Together" which is on You Tube. Thanks for your essay Mr. Hopkins - Ray Bonis, Richmond, VA.

Posted by Fred Rogers on 01/01/2017 at 12:39 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Leonard Cohen by Howe Gelb

Russ Tollman?? Gee there's a name from my past. Howe on my fellow Montrealer is perfect. Cuz really, Howe was my Leonard in a way that Westerberg was my generation's Dylan. Howe you wrote the song Astonished (among many more), its right up there in Cohenville. Thanks for that, and this. Cheers.


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Posted by Oatsy on 12/31/2016 at 1:18 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Prince by Curtis McCrary

The "1999" single was released on September 24, 1982.

The 1999 LP was released on October 27, 1982.

I knew when I read that you remembered these songs from 1981 that the information was incorrect. Although I have been off by a year or two myself when recalling these things (especially considering that you are not all that much younger than I am), I would never have an article published without double checking this information before it went to print.

Fact checking, especially with online technology, is really easy these days.

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 12/31/2016 at 8:56 AM

Re: “Jingle Bell Shame

Hi Serene!

Just out of sheer curiosity, I have explored online and I can't find any credible evidence of that Roseanne Christmas album ANYWHERE. It seems to only exist in articles such as this one. At this time, I am convinced it is a hoax. I would at least be able to find evidence of it on Amazon or Discogs, since those sites list even the rarest of things whether they currently have copies available or not. eBay doesn't even have any history of this item ever being offered and Wikipedia doesn't have this album listed in Roseanne's discography.

One thing which I did find interesting is that it is listed on a Spanish language website which also includes the "Gene and Richard Simmons Holiday Duets" album...which I know is complete bullshit. Maybe you needed to do more research before including it in an article as if it is the real deal, or maybe you're aware it's phony-baloney and you're having a hearty laugh at my attempts to investigate it. If I overlooked something, please enlighten me. I like it when someone can actually take the time to prove me wrong and have something besides a link to a teabagger website to back their information up.

I'll be checking back here occasionally for a return response. DC

Posted by AZ/DC! on 12/31/2016 at 8:16 AM

Re: “People Who Died: Glenn Frey by Larry Mac

I got to see a show in the Phoenix area back in the day that had the Eagles opening, followed by Jackson Browne and headlined by Linda Ronstadt!

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Posted by ZonieBill on 12/30/2016 at 5:06 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Leonard Cohen by Howe Gelb

That is among the most moving elegies/eulogies I have ever read, brother. A big NC salute.

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Posted by Fred Blurt on 12/30/2016 at 8:59 AM

Re: “People Who Died: Alvaro 'Acho' Durazo by Mark Beef

Acho would have been proud with what you wrote. We miss him a lot.

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Posted by tetycorred on 12/30/2016 at 8:47 AM

Re: “People Who Died: Leonard Cohen by Howe Gelb

I like "Ain't No Cure For Love," sax intro and all.

I still find it hard to believe that Leonard's finally gone home to where it's better than before. Goodbye, old poet. We miss you.

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Posted by Ex-Arizonan on 12/29/2016 at 11:56 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Leonard Cohen by Howe Gelb

Howe is Leonard cohen with a squirt of orange zest.

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Posted by martasopa on 12/29/2016 at 9:27 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Dale 'Buffin' Griffin by John Convertino

I don't think Song For You was Leon's first record at all. There were Asylum Choir and Leon and Marc Benno albums before Leon went solo. Just letting you know.

Posted by Hefty Jay on 12/29/2016 at 8:43 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Alvaro 'Acho' Durazo by Mark Beef

Thank you Mark for highlighting the love he spread through the joy of music. He was a great brother and a huge part of the Nogales community. I miss my little brother so much. Whenever I hear his favorite songs it brings back precious memories.

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Posted by Virgi on 12/29/2016 at 6:30 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Leonard Cohen by Howe Gelb

Howe, you are a fine writer!

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Posted by Russ Tolman on 12/29/2016 at 2:17 PM

Re: “People Who Died: Leon Russell by Billy Sedlmayr

Wonderful tribute to the soul of our generation. I was mezmorized by Leon - the music and the attitude - from the first time I heard Delaney and Bonnie & Friends. From that day to present, I was fortunate to be at every concert, album release party, backstage at The Fillmore, that Leon attended or played in San Francisco. And I remember so many times our eyes connected. Me heart struck and Leon just trying to get through the crowd. Three artists have impacted my life: Bob Dylan, Leon Russell and Paul McCartney. This little girl in the vintage evening gown and boa feathers cried herself to sleep on hearing of your passing. Sweet Journey Mr. Bridges.

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Posted by Susan on 12/29/2016 at 11:44 AM

Re: “People Who Died: Dale 'Buffin' Griffin by John Convertino

i was driving just the other day when Lazarus shuffled in and i actually did pull over to listen to it at the circle K on congress

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Posted by Michael Christopher on 12/29/2016 at 11:08 AM

Re: “People Who Died: Alan Vega by Clif Taylor (AKA Chick Cashman)


Thank you Suicide!

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Posted by AZ/DC! on 12/29/2016 at 10:49 AM

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