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Mix nuts

Pop music has a history of great production teams.
An interview with breakout roots-music production stars the Tremolo Twins
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  September 23, 2008
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The Big Hurt: Deepest sympathies

One writer to another, I offer Mr. Portnow some freebies he can use to wrap up his next few releases.
Our heartfelt condolences to Usher, Sammy Hagar, Courtney Love, and the Verve
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 08, 2008
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All You Need is Love

Never less than fascinating and informative, although the narration tends toward the droll (it’s British, remember).
Voiceprint
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  July 01, 2008
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Heart of the matter

Even among the oddballs of the music business, Doc Pomus was unusual.
Doc Pomus’s blues
By JEFF TAMARKIN  |  April 03, 2007
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R.I.P., Godfather of Soul

Regular readers of the Cool, Cool World obviously recognize the musical genius of James Brown.
James Brown stood his ground against Cianci
By PHILLIPE & JORGE  |  December 27, 2006