In The Mix Archive: December, 2010

Christmas Time Is Here

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'Tis the season, and my Christmas music playlist is in the Sunday Inquirer A & E section. That's here. Retro soul man Mayer Hawthorne's... Read more

Beefheart on Bandstand

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Various miscellani on Captain Beefheart, who died Friday at 69. Howery Pack's Inquirer obituary is here. Here are Beefheart's 10 Commandments... Read more

Captain Beefheart, RIP

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Don Van Vliet, better known as Captain Beefheart, died on Friday from complications stemming from multiple sclerosis. He was 69. His obituary... Read more

Justin Townes Earle at the FU Church

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Justin Townes Earle got a double dose of patrimony from his father Steve: The talent and the trouble. The singer-songwriter named after Townes... Read more

Sun Airway's Salad Days

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Last Thursday, John Barthmus of Philadelphia psychedelic band Sun Airway played at a party to celebrate an opening of Sweetgreen, a salad-yogurt... Read more

Springsteen's Mini Promise Concert

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Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band got together yesterday to play five circa 1978 songs from the new The Promise double disc set yesterday... Read more

Aretha's Christmas

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The Aretha Franklin news is that the Queen of Soul was discharged from a Detroit hospital earlier this week after "undergoing surgery... Read more

The Second Time Around

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Okay, one last Cliff Lee post and I'll stop. I would just like to direct a very loud raspberry at all the sports talk radio callers and hosts... Read more