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SINGING FOR COHEN

SINGING FOR COHENAll-star tribute to Canuck songwriting god

CHARLATAN ON THE ROAD

CHARLATAN ON THE ROADTim Burgess DJs around the UK from tonight

MARTIN SCORSESE DIRECTS THE ROLLING STONES

MARTIN SCORSESE DIRECTS THE ROLLING STONESNew Stones rockumentary in the pipeline

RARE RECORD SHOP TO CLOSE

RARE RECORD SHOP TO CLOSEAnother store bites the digital dust

GET READY FOR HOLD STEADY

GET READY FOR HOLD STEADYUncut’s ones-to-watch-for-2007 release UK debut

Doors reissues available through a door

Doors reissues available through a doorRhino release ingeniously-packaged box-set

Pete Doherty finds his poetic identity

Pete Doherty finds his poetic identityBabyshambles frontman reads war poem on TV

WIN AN AUDIENCE WITH AEROSMITH

WIN AN AUDIENCE WITH AEROSMITHIt's your chance to quiz the stars and get your name in print.

MUSE AND THOM YORKE WIN DOUBLE

MUSE AND THOM YORKE WIN DOUBLEWinners announced for UK’s only digital music awards

OASIS NAME TITLE OF NEW TRACK

OASIS NAME TITLE OF NEW TRACKAnd Noel speaks about being in the biggest band in Britain

OASIS ON-LINE VOTE SPECIAL!

OASIS ON-LINE VOTE SPECIAL!Stop the clock - time to choose your favourite Oasis track

NEW U2 COLLECTION IMMINENT

NEW U2 COLLECTION IMMINENTIrish rockers release new ‘Best Of’ set on November 20.

CAT POWER GOES LIVE

CAT POWER GOES LIVEUncut’s woman of the year announces live gig

MCCARTNEY GETS BACK THE BEATLES SONGS

MCCARTNEY GETS BACK THE BEATLES SONGSBeatles’ catalogue rights will revert back to McCartney

BIG STAR ON THE BIG SCREEN

BIG STAR ON THE BIG SCREENScreenplay in development of power pop legends’ story

KATIE MELUA’S NEW WORLD RECORD

KATIE MELUA’S NEW WORLD RECORDSinger’s underwater gig earns place in Guinness Book Of Records

THE BEATLES' NEW LOVE ALBUM

THE BEATLES' NEW LOVE ALBUMApple/EMI release an album of Beatles mash-ups

PATTI SMITH SAYS GOODBYE TO CBGBs

PATTI SMITH SAYS GOODBYE TO CBGBsAmerican proto-punk poetess marks closure of legendary NYC rock dive

BJORK TO REJOIN THE SUGARCUBES

BJORK TO REJOIN THE SUGARCUBESIceland’s finest perform one-off ‘Birthday’ show

JACK WHITE GOES ORCHESTRAL

JACK WHITE GOES ORCHESTRALWhite Stripes frontman’s side project to be performed at the Royal Opera House

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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...