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George A. Paul’s Last Minute Music CD Gift Guide

If you’ve been procrastinating and still need some help on what to get the music enthusiast on your Christmas shopping list, read below for some suggestions. They can probably be found at many major retailers. For fans of The Beatles and their solo work: Artist: Paul McCartney. Titles: “Tug of War,” “Pipes of Peace” – Deluxe Editions (Concord)…
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July Offers an Eclectic Celebration of Rock

From the ’50s rock ‘n’ roll-minded cult classic flick “Daddy-O” featured on “Mystery Science Theater 3000” and a stunning look back at The Rolling Stones to the final release from power-pop champions The Knack and an ambitious look at the Continental Drifters, July has racked up an eclectic wealth of sonic riches. Artist: The Rolling Stones…
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Past and Present Riches Celebrated on New Collections   

Great music never goes out of style or sounds dated. Look (and listen) no further than a fantastic box set featuring Little Richard’s ’50s and early ’60s recordings, deluxe reissues focusing on classic heavy metal outfit Thor and power-pop champions The Knack, as well as a Rhett Miller’s exciting collaboration with Black Prairie and a wonderful new celebration of the…
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Legends Revisited Via Excellent New Collections

The legacies of The Knack, Andrew Gold and Memphis’ historic Beale Street blues scene shine on new collections, while Texas-based Jimmy LaFave continues to expand his singular talents as singer and songwriter on a stunning new album. Artist: The Knack. Title: Zoom (Omnivore Recordings). You might like if you enjoy: The Knack, Walter Clevenger…
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