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Bill Popp

A fantastic but obscure singer and composer from NY, Expenses Popp is probably the unsung heroes of power pop. Popp’s main inspiration may be the melodic English Invasion rock from the 1960s, although many years of playing gigs on Manhattan’s Decrease East Side also have brought some punk and fresh …

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Bobby Brown

Understanding the perversity of Frank Zappa, it really is highly possible that his strike song “Bobby Brown” was a secret tribute to the artist, whose 1972 album The Enlightening Beam of Axonda will be a candidate for one of the most obscure album ever, only if such a nomination could …

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White Heaven

The roots of Japanese neo-psych legends White Heaven time back again to 1980. Originally dubbed Living End, the group was designed from some jam periods helmed by vocalist/guitarist You Ishihara, its sprawling, ever-revolving lineup of music artists ultimately crystallizing in 1984 around You, guitarist Tetsuya Sakamoto, bassist Takayuki Nakagoshi, and …

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Page & Plant

After many years of rumours, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Web page and vocalist Robert Place reunited in 1994, documenting the No One fourth: Jimmy Web page and Robert Vegetable Unledded album for MTV Unplugged. Vegetable and Web page didn’t request bassist John Paul Jones to become listed on the reunion, …

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Time Machine

Despite having zero saving conract or launch for a long time, Russian band Period Machine was immensely well-liked by youthful listeners. Their tapes, informally circulated, spoke from the frustrations and travails of living under a stultifying and inhibited politics regime.

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Michael Fennelly

Michael Fennelly was created in 1949 in NY but moved to L.A., where he became involved with California’s pop/protest motion. By 1967, Fennelly got secured a posting cope with songwriter/manufacturer Curt Boettcher’s Mee Moo Music and joined up with Boettcher’s studio-based collective of music artists, like the two primary groups, …

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Piknik

Working off the essential assumption that Soviet rock and roll can be demarcated by lyrics a lot more than music, Piknik’s contribution was its focus on the inner lives of humans, as manifested by personal dream. Through the psyche of Piknik’s introverted head Edmund Shklarsky surfaced Gothic motifs, whose mysticism …

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Zappa Plays Zappa

After taking a lot more than 3 years off to review the physical performance and technical compositional techniques of his father, Frank Zappa, Dweezil Zappa began his search to make a combo that could, according to Dweezil, “accurately execute Frank’s music in one of the most authentic way humanly possible.” …

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Edison Electric Band

Released in 1970, the Edison Electric Band’s single album mixed some blues-rock, R&B, and psychedelia, though it didn’t graph or get very much attention upon its discharge for the Atlantic subsidiary Cotillion in 1970. Shaped in 1966 in Philadelphia, the group performed on the neighborhood circuit and do some gigging …

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Rated X

An arena-ready American hard rock-band with an extraordinary pop/rock and roll pedigree, Rated X was shaped across the considerable abilities of iconic vocalist Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Crimson), guitarist Karl Cochran (Ace Frehley), as well as the seasoned ex-Blue Murder tempo section (bass participant Tony Franklin (the Company, Whitesnake), …

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