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New Tracks on Laurel Canyon Radio – November 27, 2016

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New Tracks on Laurel Canyon Radio –  November 27, 2016 Whether you just finished your giant Thanksgiving feast and enjoying the much needed rain or not, here’s a musical feast for you…some of our latest little discovered gems on the station!  And wish us a happy 2nd birthday!   “Bill Murray” – Matt Nathanson Alt-folk indie hero let’s his freak […]

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Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons 1969-1976

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Hotel California: Singer-Songwriters and Cocaine Cowboys in the LA Canyons, 1967-1976 by Barney Hoskyns 316pp, Fourth Estate, £14.99 The subtitle may sound like a specialist subject on Mastermind. But if you are looking for the ingredients traditionally required of a good rock’n’roll story, then Hotel California has got the lot. Diving deep into the mythology of the Los Angeles singer-songwriter […]

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Laurel Canyon: The Inside Story of Rock N Roll’s Famous Neighborhood

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In the late sixties and early seventies, an impromptu collection of musicians colonized a eucalyptus-scented canyon deep in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles and melded folk, rock, and savvy American pop into a sound that conquered the world as thoroughly as the songs of the Beatles and the Rolling Stones had before them. Thirty years later, the music made […]

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