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The Charlatans Hit The Road

The Charlatans Hit The RoadAnd they’ll be playing all their hits

Mott the Hoople Retrospective On Its Way

Mott the Hoople Retrospective On Its WayThree unreleased tracks complete Ian Hunter's journey

Duran Duran split

Duran Duran splitReformed New Romantics lose founder member

The Beatles Get Butchered

The Beatles Get ButcheredHeadbashing tribute to classic songs

Dylan - The Ever-Changing Set List

Dylan - The Ever-Changing Set ListBob continues to ring the changes in concert, plus YouTube footage

Echo And The Bunnymen to play club show

Echo And The Bunnymen to play club showDogs and The Charlatans are on the bill too

Babyshambles Reschedule UK Tour

Babyshambles Reschedule UK TourThere’s a 5-track EP confirmed too

Kurt Cobain is the year's top dead earner

Kurt Cobain is the year's top dead earnerElvis is beaten for the first time in six years

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Punches Fan

Wilco's Jeff Tweedy Punches FanJeff Tweedy defends his violent reaction

The Feeling Announce Another UK Tour

The Feeling Announce Another UK TourAnd there’s another catchy pop record on the way

Ricky Gervais cast in new Christopher Guest movie

Ricky Gervais cast in new Christopher Guest movieThe Spinal Tap team come together again

Rufus Wainwright brings Judy Garland epic to UK

Rufus Wainwright brings Judy Garland epic to UKLive At Carnegie Hall is to be Live in London

Paul Simon Tours For First Time In 15 years

Paul Simon Tours For First Time In 15 yearsAnd he’ll be showcasing his recent Brian Eno-produced album

The Flaming Lips Back In The UK

The Flaming Lips Back In The UKNew four-track EP and added tour dates

Sandy West Has Died

Sandy West Has DiedThe Runaways Co-Founder Succumbs To Lung Cancer

Tarantino Horrorcore Trailer Goes Online

Tarantino Horrorcore Trailer Goes OnlineHomage To '70s Horror Flicks Hits Web

Joni Mitchell makes new album after decade hiatus

Joni Mitchell makes new album after decade hiatusReclusive singer-songwriter finally follows up 1998's 'Taming The Tiger'

Tom Waits releases “Orphans” trilogy

Tom Waits releases “Orphans” trilogyThe return of rock's greatest avant-boho

Billy Bragg Announces UK Tour

Billy Bragg Announces UK Tour“Hope Not Hate” Tour in support of UK's anti-fascists

Nick Cave to curate All Tomorrow’s Parties

Nick Cave to curate All Tomorrow’s PartiesIt’s a Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds feast

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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...