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Looking South – The Royal Theater

I am mournful to report the obliteration of another piece of Philadelphia’s past. The Royal Theater on 15th and South was built in 1919, and showcased African American entertainers. While it may not be as historically significant as the city’s other gems, it was … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Died

One of the reasons that a lot of my contemporaries went to art school was to hopefully one day design an album cover. Think of how thrilling it would be to see something you created every time you went into … Continue reading

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Frankie Laine Meets the Queen

So what was her Majesty’s favourite – Mule Train or Rawhide? This is another mouldy oldie in a collection of records found in an old darkroom at a Philadelphia area printer.

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What’s Better than Roses on Your Piano?

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Aloha Means Good-Bye

Another platter from the Stax O’ Wax Collection of a huge stash of records found at a Philadelphia area printer.

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A Piece of Musical History Bites the Dust

A place familiar to people who attended the Philadelphia College of Art is gone as well.

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Stax o’ Wax – Huge Stash of Old Vinyl Records

A customized van full of happiness!

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Rest in Peace Phil Everly

Thank you for some great music and amazing harmonies. Bye Bye Love.

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Be a Somebody!

Yes, you too can be a somebody just like one of Liverpool’s favorite sons!

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The Bijou Cafe

While trying to de-clutter some of the clutter around the old homestead, I came across a free publication from the Spring of 1979 called In Print. It was produced by Philadelphia-area college students aimed at Philadelphia-area college students. It was … Continue reading

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The Saints Go Marching In

It’s day two of The Italian Market Festival, and it began with the traditional procession of the Saints. If you’re in the area, the festivities continue until 5:00. It’s a beautiful day for it, so come and enjoy!!!

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How To Sew An iPod Case

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Jerry Blavat Loves Me!

Jerry Blavat Loves Me!

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What I Miss About Comics Three Days That Won’t Go Away

Three days of peace, love and music. An eternity of crap celebrating it.

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