WHO FLIPPED IT BETTER?: GAP MANGIONE’S “DIANA IN THE AUTUMN WIND”

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Gap Mangione: Diana In the Autumn Wind b/w The XIth Commandment
From 7″ (GRC, 1968)

There’s no reason why there shouldn’t be jazz records on 7″ yet I admit I’m always a little surprised to see them when they pop up. I suppose I always imagine that 7″ singles were mostly for jukeboxes (not completely untrue) and the idea of someone at a juke joint popping in and saying, “I want to hear me some jazz!” strikes me as incongruous but hey, whatever floats your boat.

In any case, I was […]

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THEY LIKE BEER b/w BAZERK IS BIZZACK

Laverne and Shirley homage, ftw.

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When my students do their reports on binge drinking amongst college students, this could end up being Exhibit A (doh!)

Son of Bazerk and No Self Control- I SWEAR ON A STACK OF OLD HITS from HWIC Filmworks on Vimeo.

In all seriousness, this is one of the first songs/videos where the relative “oldness” of the artists isn’t a detriment but part of the flavor of it all. Sometimes, 40 isn’t the new 30; sometimes, it’s just the new […]

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