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audio 09:47 Tom Waits- '16 Shells from a Thirty Ought Six'- Live In Paris, 1985

Tom Waits- '16 Shells from a Thirty Ought ...

“I remember the first time I sat in a nightclub and watched Lightnin’ Hopkins. Man, you know? I was trying to decide then that I didn’t want to work in a furniture warehouse, and I needed something to push me over the falls. That did it.” Tom Waits

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/21/2013 01:05 PM

audio 04:13 The Persuasions- 'You Are What You Is'- One Of The Finest A ccappella Groups To Ever Grace A Note Perform A Frank Zappa Treasure- From The Compact Disc 'Frankly A cappella'

The Persuasions- 'You Are What You Is'- On...

Meet The Persuasions: Jerry Lawson, Jesse “Sweet Joe” Russell, Jayotis Washington, Herbert “Toubo” Rhoad, and bassman Jimmy “Bro” Hayes. They were dicovered by Frank Zappa in 1969 and he signed them as the first group for his new label, Bizzare Records. Over 40 years later, they still honor Frank.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/20/2013 05:30 PM

audio 02:43 Timi Yuro- 'Whats A Matter Baby'- One Of The Great, Under Appreciated Female Vocalists Of The Past Half Century! From Our Upcoming CD Series 'The Soul Of The Matter'.

Timi Yuro- 'Whats A Matter Baby'- One Of T...

Phil Spector produced this Liberty Records recording one year after Timi hit the big time with her incredible vocal performance on ‘Hurt’ in 1961. Although this effort only ranked a #51 slot in Billboard sales, it shot elegant, musical ammo that remains explosive to this day.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/20/2013 04:19 PM

audio 03:13 The Jelly Beans- 'Baby Be Mine'- 1964- A Forgotten Gem From Our Upcoming Rhythm and Blues CD Series 'The Soul Of The Matter'

The Jelly Beans- 'Baby Be Mine'- 1964- A F...

Red Bird Records directed the Spector influenced magic for pop expeditions produced by George ‘Shadow’ Morton and the recordings of The Shang-ri-Las, Ellie Greenwich, Barry Mann, The Dixie Cups, Evie Sands, Dee Dee Warwick, The Ad Libs and The Butterfly’s. They also brought us The Jelly Beans.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/20/2013 03:01 PM

audio 04:43 Tuli Kupferberg- 'Greenwich Village Of My Dreams'- In One Of His Final Studio Recordings, Tuli Recites His Exquisite Poem To Musical Accompaniment - We Miss You Tuli

Tuli Kupferberg- 'Greenwich Village Of My ...

Tuli Kupferberg was a poet, a songwriter, a singer, a Fug, an activist and just possibly, The Last Bohemian. Tuli was also my friend. This recitation of his truly wonderful poem displays his heart, warmth, humor and devotion to the mystery of history. We proudly present a great work and a dear man.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/20/2013 02:17 PM

audio 17:17 Brother Theodore-'With A Tongue Of Madness'- The Out Of Print LP- Carnegie Hall, 1959- Side Two

Brother Theodore-'With A Tongue Of Madness...

“Creatures of twilight and delusion, we drift toward our unknown ends. And that is why I feel the best thing is not to be born.

“But who is as lucky as that? To whom does it happen? Not to one out of millions and millions of people!”—Brother Theodore

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/20/2013 01:55 PM

audio 18:29 Brother Theodore- 'With A Tongue Of Madness'- Entertainment Of Sinister and Disconcerting Humor-Recorded Midnight At Carnegie Hall- Halloween, 1959- The Long Out Of Print Proscenium LP- Side One

Brother Theodore- 'With A Tongue Of Madnes...

Theodore Gottlieb was no ordinary monologist. He was a survivor of the terror of Hitler. His parents and Grandmother were slaughtered. His mother had an affair with Einstein. He gave the Nazi’s the family fortune to escape death. He became a Chess hustler. And then……He transformed into Brother T

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/20/2013 01:32 PM

audio 22:24 Lenny Bruce- 'Why Did Lenny Bruce Die?'-- The Original, Out Of Print, Capitol Records Album- 1966- Side Two: The Fall

Lenny Bruce- 'Why Did Lenny Bruce Die?'-- ...

This side of the Lenny Bruce mountain takes us to the decline of a brilliant social Commentator and comic whose craft is eternal even though the players upon our social stages change in name and in time. It’s still all meat from the same bone.

Posted by Rich Buckland, 03/20/2013 12:23 PM