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Sonic Youth to reissue classic early albums

Sonic Youth to reissue classic early albumsSonic Youth will reissue their 1988 album Daydream Nation next month [June]. The band confirmed a...

Watch the trailer for Led Zeppelin II reissue

Watch the trailer for Led Zeppelin II reissueA trailer for the forthcoming reissue of Led Zeppelin's second album'Led Zeppelin II has been...

Roddy Frame: “I wish some of the people I love would not make so many records”

Roddy Frame: “I wish some of the people I love would not make so many records”Roddy Frame talks about his new album, Seven Dials, and why he takes so long to make albums, in the...

Wilko Johnson: doctors "cautiously optimistic" after radical surgery

Wilko Johnson: doctors "cautiously optimistic" after radical surgeryWilko Johnson is recovering from a nine hour operation on Wednesday, April 30, in which doctors...

Watch Kim and Kelley Deal perform Pixies, Breeders songs at acoustic show

Watch Kim and Kelley Deal perform Pixies, Breeders songs at acoustic showKim Deal appeared at Chicago's Reckless Records on April 19 as part of Record Store Day. During a...

Watch Bruce Springsteen perform 40 year-old song live for first time ever

Watch Bruce Springsteen perform 40 year-old song live for first time everBruce Springsteen performed live for the first time a song he first wrote 40 years ago in Florida...

Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to "Like A Rolling Stone" to be auctioned

Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to "Like A Rolling Stone" to be auctionedThe handwritten lyrics to Bob Dylan's song "Like A Rolling Stone" are to to be sold at auction in...

Eric Clapton announces JJ Cale tribute album

Eric Clapton announces JJ Cale tribute albumEric Clapton has announced the release of a tribute album to mark the first anniversary of the...

Wilko Johnson cancels forthcoming live shows for "medical procedure"

Wilko Johnson cancels forthcoming live shows for "medical procedure"Wilko Johnson has cancelled all of his future live shows and public engagements to undergo a...

Prince confirms four arena shows

Prince confirms four arena showsPrince has announced details of a regional UK arena tour. Prince staged a number of impromptu live...

Hear new Sharon Van Etten track, "Every Time The Sun Comes Up"

Hear new Sharon Van Etten track, "Every Time The Sun Comes Up"Sharon Van Etten is currently streaming new song "Every Time The Sun Comes Up". Click below to...

Michael Eavis hints at third Glastonbury headliner

Michael Eavis hints at third Glastonbury headlinerMichael Eavis has dropped some hints about the mysterious third Glastonbury headliner. Arcade Fire...

Pink Floyd and Radiohead members petition against ban on guitars in prisons

Pink Floyd and Radiohead members petition against ban on guitars in prisonsMusicians including David Gilmour, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Philip Selway, Elbow's Guy Garvey,...

Hear unreleased Arcade Fire song, "Get Right"

Hear unreleased Arcade Fire song, "Get Right"An unreleased song recorded by Arcade Fire has made its way on line. Scroll down to listen now....

Watch Keith Richards cover Bob Marley's "Get Up Stand Up"

Watch Keith Richards cover Bob Marley's "Get Up Stand Up"Keith Richards has covered Bob Marley's "Get Up Stand Up" – watch a video of it below. The...

Exclusive! Cliff Richard talks Morrissey

Exclusive! Cliff Richard talks MorrisseyCliff Richard has spoken to Uncut about his forthcoming date supporting Morrissey in America....

Johnny Greenwood to play London show

Johnny Greenwood to play London showJohnny Greenwood is to perform at Camden's Roundhouse in London later this year. The guitarist will...

Roddy Frame announces tour dates

Roddy Frame announces tour datesRoddy Frame has announced details of a UK shows in December. These are in addition to his...

Watch Neil Young address protest march: "Make a statement for world history."

Watch Neil Young address protest march: "Make a statement for world history."Neil Young was among thousands of people who took to the streets in Washington, D.C. on Saturday [...

Jeff Bridges plays annual Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles

Jeff Bridges plays annual Lebowski Fest in Los AngelesJeff Bridges and his band took to the stage to play a 30-minute set at Lebowski Fest in Los Angeles...

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"Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye": Cosimo Matassa 1926-2014


Among my post last week, I received a nice care package from Ace Records that included one quite weird Duke Ellington album ("My People"); Volume 3 of their "Where Country Meets Soul" series (I cannot recommend Ralph ''Soul'' Jackson's version of ''Jambalaya'' highly enough); and, maybe best of...