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Mad Magazine’s Multi-Groove Flexi-Disc

Remember the Las Vegas Roulette record with the “multi-groove“ in which the tonearm stylus randomly selects (at least, in theory) one of 38 separate grooves – one for each slot on the roulette wheel – so as to allow partygoers the ability to play roulette from the comfort of home?   That’s

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The Bill Doggett Centennial Begins Now!

Podcasts are great and all, but nothing compares to the magic & excitement of live radio! A recent exchange with WPFW radio’s Andrea Bray – at Andrea’s Fine Hats in Washington, DC just over the line from Silver Spring – unexpectedly resulted in an invitation to join her on the

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“Mad”: Little Jerry & the Monotones Are Steamed

Anger doesn’t get any more adorable than when expressed by those muppet rockers,  Little Jerry & the Monotones, on “Mad,” the standout track from 1971’s Sesame Street 2: Original Cast Record LP — be sure to listen for the surprise “Howard Dean scream” that can only be found on this

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