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Sixties Sounds Celebrated in the 21st Century

A slew of the Sixties’ most enduring and celebrated rock artists are highlighted via outstanding recent releases, while singer-actress Doris Day’s wonderful 1967 collection “Love Album” has been reissued as a deluxe edition with bonus tracks. Artist: The Monkees. Title: Good Times! (Rhino) You might like if you enjoy: The Monkees, Weezer, Fountains of Wayne, XTC. Tell me more: The magic that…
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Two Sides of The Zombies Shine at Saban Theatre

Formed in early 1961, the Zombies remain one of the best and clearly most enduring artists of the British Invasion. So it comes as no surprise that the band is still conquering American audiences in 2015. Led by singer Colin Blunstone and keyboardist Rod Argent (who both turned 70 this past June), the Zombies performed for more than two hours at the…
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Embrace Rock, Synthpop, Blues and Country Excellence 

Classic rock icons The Zombies, synthpop-dance rock heroes New Order, blues harmonica master Charlie Musselwhite and country music giant George Strait have all released outstanding new albums. Artist: The Zombies. Title: Still Got That Hunger (The End Records). You might like if you enjoy: The Zombies, The Kinks, Colin Blunstone. Tell me more: It makes perfect…
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The Zombies Tear Back the Clock in Thrilling Concert

Perhaps it was because the Zombies capped a bill featuring three openers all informed and inspired by their distinctive blend of psychedelic rock and baroque pop, or maybe it was simply that they were playing the wonderful Observatory in Santa Ana, CA, which tends to attract a younger crowd than, say, the Coach House 30 miles south. Regardless the reason, the legendary English outfit’s concert Tuesday night, Sept. 10, 2013, had the feel of a showcase for a buzz-worthy band making a …
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Innovative Multi-Format Releases Celebrate Groundbreaking Artists

Forget about summertime blues. The Zombies, Staind, Incubus, and Muddy Waters and the Rolling Stones (with the help of Buddy Guy and Junior Wells) have all released winningcollections celebrating their original material. Artist: The Zombies. Title: Live In Concert at Metropolis Studios (Convexe Entertainment/Conveyor Inc.) You might be interested in buying this if you like: The Beatles, The Doors. Tell me more: Few bands to emerge in the early 1960s proved to be as talented as The Zombies. Formed in 1961, the band has lost,,,
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