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Tom Brown, Zappa Expert, Zoogs Rift Drummer, Rhino Veteran, Dead at 73

H.T. “Tom” Brown, musician, record company veteran, producer, author and noted Frank Zappa expert, died in Culver City, California, on April 15, 2020. He...

Derek & The Dominos ‘Layla’ Engineers Ron and Howard Albert: 1970 Flashback

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the August-September 1970 Derek & The Dominos' sessions for "Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs" at North Miami's Criteria...
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Debut Album by U.K. Band The Loft Club: Echoes of the Future

Remember the last occasion you listened to a new album the first time and it started strong and stayed that way, track after track,...
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Kai Clark, Son of Byrds’ Gene Clark, Flies High with Tribute Album of Father’s...

The following is an expanded and updated version of a press release Stephen K. Peeples wrote in spring 2020 for the Kai Clark "Silver...
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Eulogy: Lorraine Marion Miceli Martini (July 10, 1929-June 12, 2020)

The following is the eulogy for Lorraine M. Martini, written by Stephen K. Peeples and read by Veronica J. Peeples on July 9, 2020: Lorraine...
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Eulogy: Michael J. White (1953-2020)

By Nicholas M. White When I was little, I thought my dad was Superman. This is common enough to be a cliché, but Hollywood could...
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Bernie Leadon, Henry Diltz and Epix ‘Laurel Canyon’ Rockumentary

"This is my photograph of Bernie Leadon at the top of Laurel Canyon some years ago," said renowned rock photographer Henry Diltz in a...
little richard -- Steve Downes, Little Richard, Stephen K. Peeples, Continental Hyatt House, Hollywood, California, Jan. 10, 1986.

Little Richard Interview at Riot House on Sunset, Jan. 10, 1986

Rock 'n' roll Originator Little Richard sat down for an interview with Westwood One producer Stephen K. Peeples and air personality Steve Downes at...
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British Blues Legend John Mayall Hits Canyon Clubs Jan. 23-25

After burning up Canyon Club stages in November 2018, legendary British blues singer, keyboardist, guitarist and harmonica player John Mayall and his smokin' hot...
Bob Dylan on the Never-Ending Tour, Finsbury Park, London, June 18, 2011. Photo: Francisco Antunes / WMC 2.0.

Cohen’s Spotify Playlist: The Ultimate Bob Dylan Chronology

American songwriter and performer Bob Dylan has been relatively prolific in a creative life that's spanned almost 60 years. Since his eponymous debut album in...
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