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Reflections on Solid State Neon Faces

Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples comments on the transition of the neon jukebox from analog to digital for a Replay magazine story published...
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Perdomo Shines on ‘The Golden Hour’

Los Angeles-based session ace and producer Fernando Perdomo echoes the sound and sensitivity of classic '70s singer-songwriter records with his latest solo album, "The...
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Peeples Place at KHTS, Dec. 2, 2011

The following Santa Clarita Valley music column by Stephen K. Peeples was first published Dec. 2, 2011, on the Peeples Place page at www.hometownstation.com,...

Herb Pedersen Q&A on Earl Scruggs, 03-31-12

Folk-country-rock-bluegrass-Americana legend Herb Pedersen (Vern & Ray, The Dillards, Desert Rose Band, Loafer's Glory) spoke with me for a few minutes on Saturday, March...
Texas icons Doug Sahm, Big Red & Lone Star

Groovin’ Doug Sahm Film Premieres in L.A. July 30

UPDATE: Now-closed Kickstarter campaign to pay for music licensing surpassed $75,000 goal by $15K By Stephen K. Peeples “Sir Doug & The Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove,”...
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Ballad of Eternal Love Brings ‘Hope’ for Mother’s Day 2017

As we prepare to honor women everywhere on Mother’s Day 2017 Sunday, May 14, a beautiful new ballad of eternal love titled “Never Let...
Limitless members Emily and Ryan Arshonsky on SCVTV's House Blend with Stephen K. Peeples

Limitless Returns to SCVTV’s ‘House Blend’ with Stephen K. Peeples

Santa Clarita Teen Brother-Sister Duo Features Songs from their Debut Album, ‘Not Quite New,’ Chat with Host in Second Guest Spot on ‘House Blend’ By...
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First Rod Bennett Scholarships Go to Saugus High Seniors

Bennett Scholarships update: Saugus High School graduating seniors James Klipfel and Diego Rumer (pictured at left) received the first two Rod Bennett Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund awards at...
Mark Lewisohn and Stephen K. Peeples, 10-28-13

UPDATED: Lewisohn Beatles Bio ‘Tune In’ Paperback Out October 2016

By Stephen K. Peeples Beatles Historian Provides Inside Look at Best-Selling First Installment of 3-Volume Fab Four Biography Exclusive VIDEO Interview w/ Stephen K. Peeples The long-awaited...
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Ken Sharp ‘New Mourning’ – Bright Power Pop with a Dark Side

New Album by Musician-Author Who Wrote the Book(s) on the Genre; Troubadour Debut September 2 By Stephen K. Peeples With melodic, hook-filled power chords, layers of...
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