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Posted: Jun 18, 2021 - 11:34pm

Milkha Singh.

Long may he run, jay ho!
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Posted: Jun 8, 2021 - 11:04am


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Posted: May 4, 2021 - 6:32pm

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"From the early days of Rolling Stone magazine through Creem and the Village Voice to the Austin-Statesman, 'Fresh Air,' and beyond, he never shied from voicing his opinion on cultural matters that counted most for his generation."

Ed Ward

 
Ed was a longtime "facebook friend," one of those online connections you make via friends of friends. That red book behind him in the photo is on my shelves; his section in "Rock of Ages" is the foundation of my knowledge of proto-rock, the music that combined so many sources to solidify into the rock we know today. 


Sad day in the music business indeed...

Regarding the Rifleman...I watch Rawhide and Wyatt Earp that aired when I was four or five years old...Trippy indeed. The gun culture and the killing POC without blinking an eye...Amazing brainwashing for young children watching in the '50's.

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Posted: May 4, 2021 - 3:06pm



"From the early days of Rolling Stone magazine through Creem and the Village Voice to the Austin-Statesman, 'Fresh Air,' and beyond, he never shied from voicing his opinion on cultural matters that counted most for his generation."

Ed Ward

 
Ed was a longtime "facebook friend," one of those online connections you make via friends of friends. That red book behind him in the photo is on my shelves; his section in "Rock of Ages" is the foundation of my knowledge of proto-rock, the music that combined so many sources to solidify into the rock we know today. 
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Posted: May 3, 2021 - 6:22pm

 GeneP59 wrote:

Johnny Crawford, the son of The Rifleman, dies at 75





Too bad. I watch The Rifleman to unwind every night before I hit the hay. 

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Posted: May 3, 2021 - 5:44pm

Johnny Crawford, the son of The Rifleman, dies at 75



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Posted: May 1, 2021 - 5:36pm

 BlueHeronDruid wrote: 
Yup that is doubly sad right on Orthodox Easter weekend. My mothers family grew up with her and her“s family when they were kids.
She was a good character actress and will be missed.
{#Cheers} 
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Posted: May 1, 2021 - 2:30pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

It's a bit weird to see those space suits—state of the art in their day, once the very uniforms of The Future—and think, "Wow, those suits look dated." 

RIP, Michael. Hope you weren't too disappointed that you didn't get to walk on the moon. 
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Posted: May 1, 2021 - 1:32pm

Olympia Dukakis
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Posted: Apr 30, 2021 - 3:16pm

 kurtster wrote:
I never did enjoy much of Nick's output but I have to admit the cute photo got me to put that record on. 

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Posted: Apr 30, 2021 - 2:29pm

Anita Lane
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Posted: Apr 28, 2021 - 12:14pm

Daniel Kaminsky, Internet Security Savior, Dies at 42
“He did things because they were the right thing to do, not because they would elicit financial gain,” his mother, Mrs. Maurer, said.

(When a reporter asked Mr. Kaminsky why he did not exploit the DNS flaw to become immensely wealthy, he said that doing so would have been morally wrong, and that he did not want his mother to have to visit him in prison.)

Silicon Valley’s giants sought Mr. Kaminsky’s expertise and often tried to recruit him with lucrative offers to serve as their chief information security officer. He politely declined, preferring the quiet yeoman’s work of internet security.

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Posted: Apr 28, 2021 - 12:06pm

"Loneliest man in history"

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Posted: Apr 28, 2021 - 11:56am



Michael Collins
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Posted: Apr 27, 2021 - 8:58pm

 westslope wrote:

Now that is funny!   Classy too.   In passing, did Dylan ever receive singing/voice lessons?  



Supposedly, when Dylan was starting out he visited Woody Guthrie and played for him. Woody said, "I don't know if that boy is going to make it as a songwriter but he sure has got a voice."
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Posted: Apr 27, 2021 - 8:04pm

I know Scott didn't care much for Poco... I did. 

Anyway... sad to hear about the passing of Rusty Young... https://www.nytimes.com/2021/0...

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Posted: Apr 27, 2021 - 7:54pm

 westslope wrote:

Now that is funny!   Classy too.   In passing, did Dylan ever receive singing/voice lessons?  


You haven't noticed?

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Posted: Apr 27, 2021 - 8:11am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


NPR put up a piece on him.
Among the great folk and blues artists to play live on Fass' radio show were Joni Mitchell, Odetta, Carly Simon, Taj Mahal, The Incredible String Band, Moondog, The Holy Modal Rounders, Phil Ochs, and Bob Dylan, who joked around and took listener calls on one show in 1966.

One caller praised Dylan's writing and guitar playing but urged him to "sing a little better."

"I appreciate that," Dylan responded. "Good, solid, rock-bottom, foundational criticism."


Now that is funny!   Classy too.   In passing, did Dylan ever receive singing/voice lessons?  

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Posted: Apr 27, 2021 - 7:33am

 kurtster wrote:
I owe Mr Fass an awful lot of thankfulness and gratitude without ever having actually heard the man on air.

A lot of what you posted about Mr Fass could have been (actually was) written about Gene Shay at WXPN in Philly.  They were peers.  Gene died of COVID last year at 85.  He was one of the founders of the Philly folk festival and had a lot to do with the folk / alternative vibe in Philly for 50 years. 

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Posted: Apr 26, 2021 - 10:27pm

 westslope wrote:
 kurtster wrote:
So is this the radio host that ultimately influenced the free form style I listened to on CHOM-FM Montreal and other alternative FM radio stations back in the late 60s, early 70s?

 
He would be the man most likely.  I grew up in Cal up until 1969 having listened to SF Bay Area radio until 1965 and then moved to SoCal when basically there was a huge migration of SF DJ's south to L A .  Jim Lange, Kasey Kasem, Bob Eubanks to name some IIRC.  AM radio in L A just exploded after they all arrived.  But freeformish radio was just getting started in L A late 67 with the station in Pasadena KPPC and up north in the Bay Area.

When I moved east to Philly in 1969, while culturally it was like going back in time 10 years, there was already a very healthy underground radio presence with WMMR and what was  then WDAS.  Everybody stopped by in The Electric Factory back then. Toss in the proximity to NYC and musically it was like I died and went to heaven, building on all of the west coast influence I brought east with me.  The East added Folk Rock to my knowledge base and all of the stuff like this that came with it.  Then I moved to Cleveburg 50 years ago this month and found sister station WMMS and the other WNCR which were just getting going in the same way as Philly, but it was more Rock based here.  And of course we easily pulled in good old CKLW on AM. For a very long time WMMS was just as eclectic as RP.  Pretty much over in the mid 90's though and it was a bust out here until I found RP in 2001.  My musical life since then has mostly resumed to what I have been accustomed to most of my life. 

So I would have to say looking back, I owe Mr Fass an awful lot of thankfulness and gratitude without ever having actually heard the man on air.
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