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Saturday, June 14th

passings

Bob Abrahamian, soul music DJ (WHPK, Sitting in the Park), historian, archivist, September 25, 1978-June 5, 2014

 Dolores Gibson, “I Got A Feeling,” 1960

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Byrdie Green, “Tremblin’,” 1962

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Deanie Parker, “Each Step I Take,” 1964

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These tracks opened his last radio show (5/4/14).

Friday, June 13th

sounds of Brazil & Jamaica

Slavish imitation. Contrived reinvention. Tributes usually leave me wondering why they even bothered. Not this.

Gilberto Gil (1942-), Tribute to Bob Marley, live, Brazil (Sao Paulo), 2001

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