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'Fargo' Tunes 2: Burl Ives, Bobbie Gentry & 3 More

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 08:05 AM Written by

 NO SPOILERS. Except to say it gets more complex (and gory) this week, these are the brilliantly-chosen songs that appear in Season 2, Episode 2 of Fargo (titled "Before The Law"), this time running the gamut from 1952 to 1978.

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Chuck Berry, Rock Fountainhead, Turns 89

Monday, 19 October 2015 10:49 AM Written by


Yesterday, Chuck Berry, one of the architects of rock, turned 89. Still hanging in and living in Missouri, he performed up until a year ago but apparently takes it easy these days. These clips one from 1956 beginning and two later ones of Berry with two of his best-known disciples, say it all.

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A just-released reissue of a landmark jazz recording in its unedited (and edited) form.

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'Fargo' Tunes 1: Billy Thorpe & Fleetwood Mac

Tuesday, 13 October 2015 08:31 AM Written by



Tuesday's Season Two premiere of FX's Fargo, which earned critical acclaim for its complex stories of crime in the upper Midwest, inspired by the now-classic Coen Brothers movie, was an impressive kic-off. It also had two songs on the soundtrack, one from 1979, the year in which the season is set, and another from a decade earlier by an early incarnation of one of rock's most respected bands.

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Note To Wiz Khalifa: The Stones Beat You To It

Monday, 12 October 2015 07:52 AM Written by

Wiz Khalifa's Saturday morning arrest for public urination on the South Side has earned him a non-traffic citation and stirred dust from outraged folks who never liked his past issues with marijuana or the fact Pittsburgh Council honored him in 2012. 

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October 17: 'Rhythm Sweet & Hot' Day in PA

Friday, 09 October 2015 06:46 AM Written by



 Abraham holding a blue Decca 78, Plaskett holding one from RCA.

October 17 is officially Rhythm, Sweet and Hot day in the State of Pennsylvania, commemorating the show's nearly 35 years on local airwaves.

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Dylan Bootleg 12

Legacy Recordings, in cooperation with Bob Dylan, has released eleven volumes of The Bootleg Series, compiling rare Dylan material ranging across his entire career. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of his groundbreaking Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited and Blonde On Blonde albums, The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series Vol. 12 will be released on November 6.

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