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"Shattered Man"

The Chaparral Brothers: Shattered Men

At last weekend’s Arbutus Record Show, I picked up some interesting long-players, including one each by a pair of unsung Capitol country artists – both, as I discovered, identical twins:  The Chaparral Brothers and The Hagers. Paul Vorhaben + John Vorhaben The Chaparral Brothers Indeed, I was happy to acquire

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"Hello L.A., Bye-Bye Birmingham"

“Hello L.A., Bye-Bye Birmingham”: The Other John(ny) Marr

Love the soulful harpsichord that opens this track from the only album ever recorded by John Randolph Marr: “Hello L.A., Bye Bye Birmingham“ John Randolph Marr (1970) Such a memorable title for a tune few people have ever heard of – and yet this song has been recorded by Artie

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