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Bootleg EP – or – Just a Mirage?

It must have been the year before last when I was enjoying a madcap musical romp through Thailand and its wildly imaginative bootleg EP scene — 7-inch picture sleeves that used filched images, with four songs often (but not always) by four different artists, produced in renegade fashion without regard

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“Zambesi”: Hooray for Hank Marvin!

What a revelation it must have been in the early 1960s when folks first encountered the clear, ringing tone of Hank Marvin‘s Stratocaster on such soaring guitar instrumentals as “Mustang,” “Kon Tiki,” “Spring Is Nearly Here,” and “Wonderful Land.” Question = Who else was getting that kind of sound out

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