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Photographer Henry Diltz on SCVTV ‘House Blend with Stephen K. Peeples’

URL SluLegendary music and pop culture photographer and storyteller Henry Diltz was the special guest on the eighth edition of “House Blend with Stephen...
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Delgado Brothers, Danny Diaz, Bob Robles: ‘Congo Square’ Guitar Duel

URL SluThe Delgado Brothers headlined a tribute and benefit concert for guitarist, teacher, and music shop owner Johnny Thompson at Barnes Park Amphitheatre in...
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Presidential Speechwriters Swap Stories at Library of Congress Roundtable

URL Speechwriters for United States Presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Carter, Reagan, and George Bush gathered to share some of their favorite stories in a roundtable discussion...
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Lennon, Ono, Rubin Talk About ‘Mike Douglas Show,’ Feb. 14-18, 1972

John Lennon, Yoko Ono & Jerry Rubin Q-A with Rock Media About Co-Hosting 'The Mike Douglas Show' Week of Feb. 14-18, 1972 Note: The following...
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Jimi Hendrix ‘Voodoo Child’ Bio: Kubernik Brothers Q&A

EXP ANNOUNCER: We interrupt our regular programming with a special announcement regarding a new book about Jimi Hendrix whose authors offer a fresh perspective...
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George Wein, Newport Jazz, Folk Festival Impresario, Dead at 95

Jazz pianist, producer, and promoter George Wein, who pioneered the modern music festival format in the ‘50s and by the ‘80s was the world’s...

‘Almost Famous’: Neal Preston Recalls the Interview Tape Hostage Crisis

When "Almost Famous" music journalist William Miller filed his Rolling Stone cover story on the rock band Stillwater in 1973, there was one epic...
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Joe Vitale Remembers Charlie Watts: ‘A Drummer’s Drummer’

Legendary jazz and rock drummer Charlie Watts, a member of The Rolling Stones since the band's inception in 1963, died on Tuesday, August 24,...
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Pop Art Legend John Van Hamersveld Drops First NFT Collection

John Van Hamersveld, the legendary multi-disciplinary artist who created "The Endless Summer" Day-Glo pop art poster and more than 400 album covers including The...
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EGOT Mel Brooks ‘All About Me!’ Autobiography Due in November

The first autobiography by comedy legend and EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony- winner) Mel Brooks, appropriately and enthusiastically titled "All About Me! –...
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