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A Brief Note on “Piracy”

I have been wanting to read Howard Kaylan’s book Shell-Shocked (his autobiography) for some time now, but when it first came out it was only in paperback, and I’m trying not to buy dead-tree books unless I really know I’m … Continue reading

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Monkee Music 3: Headquarters

A revised and improved version of this essay appears in my book Monkee Music, available as paperback, hardback, PDF, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK) and ePub (all DRM-free). A brief note for this one, I will be dealing with the Headquarters … Continue reading

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New Spotify (And 8Tracks) Playlist – Best Of The Sixties

This playlist is rather different from my normal playlists. Normally, I try to mix up obscure tracks, new things I’ve only just discovered, and old classics. This time, however, this is (almost) on commission. Talking by email with Plok earlier … Continue reading

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Spotify Playlist For 02/04/10 – Ella Fitzgerald, High Llamas, Imagined Village, Pearlfishers

I’ve got a LOT of posts I want to make over this four-day weekend – reviews of The People’s Manifesto by Mark Thomas, This Town Will Never Let Us Go by Lawrence Miles, and I, Claudius and Claudius The God … Continue reading

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Spotify Playlist for 27/07 – Scott Walker, Bach, Os Mutantes

A couple of things about today’s Spotify playlist. Firstly, I’m starting to lose track of what I’ve posted before, so if some tracks come up more than once, forgive me. I’m assuming no-one’s listening to *all* of these, anyway, just … Continue reading

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