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BILLY WRIGHT

BILLY WRIGHT Savoy Jazz SJL 1146 – Billy Wright, “Goin’ Down Slow (Blues, Soul and Early R ‘N’ R, Vol 14)”   Well, what you have here is your basic album of good stuff by Billy Wright. You say, “Who” … Continue reading

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Backward Glances – #3

“BACKWARD GLANCES” – #3 All my LP records were in storage in NJ beginning in 1994, and I have recently been reunited with the survivors here in Oz after a depressing trip to The States in late 2016. Ergo, this … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH: #97

Back page P.O.V. Last year about this time I was in The States with my son dealing with all my “stuff[1]” in a storage unit in northern NJ. We had finally purchased a place of our own near Sydney and … Continue reading

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BACKWARD GLANCES #2

Backward Glances” – #2    All my LP records were placed in storage in NJ beginning in 1994, and I have only recently been reunited with the survivors here in Oz after a depressing trip to The States in late … Continue reading

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BACKWARD GLANCES – #1

“Backward Glances”  – #1   All my LP records were placed in storage in NJ beginning in 1994 (the horror, the horror!), and I have only recently been reunited with the survivors here in Oz after a depressing trip to … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH – #96

FLORIDA FIELD RECORDINGS – I’ve been reading Zora Neal Hurston’s OF MULES AND MEN lately (as one does!), plus I’ve been digging into my Flyright LPs of LofC[1] materials that are finally reunited with me, pulling out the 1935 Lomax/Barnicle/Hurston … Continue reading

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ODDENDA & SUCH: #95

HeLa – the book The book in question here is THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS written by Rebecca Skloot and published in 2010 by Crown. It has gotten lots of publicity even down here and even an Oprah Winfrey … Continue reading

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