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"People of the Sky"

Sloan: Lost in Translation?

It’s an old story north of the border, and in fact, Zero to 180 would be legally barred from writing about Sloan in Canada due to their massive popularity.  What would be the point? Ah, but here in the States, Sloan is almost a dirty secret.  What’s our stupid problem?

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"We Have Ways Of Making You Laugh"

Don Partridge: Street Musician Who Briefly Went Pop

I discovered an inveterate English singer-songwriter and one-man band whilst scouting material related to music’s intersection with mirth:  Don Partridge (“King of the Buskers“). In late 60s UK, Partridge achieved a surprising amount of commercial success for a “street musician” – one of the first in London following the end

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