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Hot Platters: Celebrating Exile On Main Street @ 50

 

The Exiles On Main Street Story

"In the early ’70s, after extricating themselves from some horrific business deals, the Stones discovered that they owed their homeland piles and piles of money in taxes – much more than…

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Hot Platters: Mouth Music - Chris White

In 1976, a young musician named Chris White released an album on the UK label Charisma called Mouth Music.  It drew a lot of interest from many Brian Wilson fans as the album is chock full of…

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Hot Platters: Illinoise - Sufjan Stevens

Today's Hot Platter is a 2005 concept album, Illinoise, by American singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens. Illinoise was Stevens' fifth studio album which features songs that reference places, events, and persons related to the U.S. state of Illinois. Illinois was…

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The Most Bizarre Rock & Roll Albums of All Time!

I've been an avid music collector since the early 1960's.  Besides the great albums I purchased, I always took note of some of the really bad records I bought over the years...you know what I'm talking about don'cha?  Record…

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Hot Platters: Crazy Horse (1971, Reprise Records)

Today's Platter, the self-titled debut record by Crazy Horse, is one of those great pieces of vinyl that fell through the cracks of public consciousness when it was first released in 1971. 

Track List:  
  1. Gone Dead …
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Hot Platters: Bongo Joe

Track List: 

1.      I Wish I Could SIng 

2.      Innocent Little Doggie 

3.      Cool It 

4.      Listen At That Bull 

5.      Transistor Radio 

6.      Eloise 

7.      Dog Eat Dog

A couple of…

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Hot Platters: Link Wray (Polydor Records, 1971)

 

TRACK LIST 

01    La De Da         

02    Take Me Home Jesus         

03    Juke Box Mama         

04    Rise And Fall Of Jimmy Stokes        

05    Fallin' Rain         

06    Fire And Brimstone         

07…

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Hot Platters: Warner Reprise Songbook 1969

Looking at the troubles that the music industry finds itself in today, my thoughts return to a time when record companies energetically courted listeners by releasing bargain product samplers. Such is the case with today's Hot Platter --- the…

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