Monthly Archives: September 2011

Serene Dominic presents… Thumpkin’s Whereabouts!

Jug band music abounded in the early Sixties as an offshoot of the then-booming folk scene and Ged Thumpkin’s Jugglickers might have been the best of them all. But all that changed in 1965 when Ged heard Dylan go electric … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Cole Summers!

When Glen Campbell rocketed to the top of the charts with a series of Jimmy Webb compositions about American cities, from “By the Time I Get to Phoenix” to “Wichita Lineman” to “Galveston,” it made sense for country singers looking … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Jimmy Jay & The First Responders!

According to the legend, “Jimmy Jay was a Chicago fireman whose band consisted of fellow firefighters he met from other engine houses all responding to a 20-story blaze. After the fire, the men who worked so well together decided to … Continue reading

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Serene Dominic presents… Friends of Antarctica!

With the rash of charity records glutting the charts in 1985 from the likes of Band-Aid, Hearing Aid, USA for Africa, Northern Lights and Artists United Against Apartheid, artists not invited to participate on those awareness raising platters were left … Continue reading

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