Author Archives: Don Anton

(July 21, 2017): The Cadillacs – Speedo

From the 1957 album, The Fabulous Cadillacs.  A doo wop classic.  The song predates the swimming suit and took its name from lead singer Earl Carroll, known as Speedo.

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(July 19, 2017): Beat Farmers – Goldmine

From the 1985 album, True West.  The debut LP from the San Diego band now know as The Farmers.  It was recorded in 1984 and produced by Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters and Steve Berlin of Los Lobos. … Continue reading

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(July 14, 2017): Bill Riley – The Chill

From the 1995 12″ single, The Chill / Future Funk. On the initial release of the vinyl, the labels were affixed to the wrong sides.  Riley was present near the beginning of drum and bass and released one single a … Continue reading

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(July 12, 2013): RJD2 – 1976

From the 2004 album, Since We Last Spoke.  This tune is likely a testament to the year Ramble Jon Krohn was born – 1976. It is also the showcase song and first single that came off the LP.

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GLS Dean Pene Mathew at the U.N. in Geneva

The video below is a U.N. TV excerpt of her intervention in a Panel Discussion on Past Examples of Responsibility Sharing at the U.N. in Geneva.    

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(July 10, 2017): Mattews Southern Comfort – To Love

From the 1970 album, Later On That Same Year.  I used to think the title of this LP referred to something Iain Matthews (known earlier and later as Iain McDonald) did following his departure from Fairport Convention.  I learned, though, … Continue reading

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(July 7, 2017): The Beautiful Girls – La Mar

From the 2003 album, Learn Yourself.  This sophomore LP by this Sydney band had a number of hits.  Ian Mussington guests on percussion on this track.

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