Arthur Lee

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    August 2, 2011

    Arthur Lee Washington, 52, Bayou Body Count No. 114

    HPDJarvis De-Allo Leverett: Argument over cigarettes.​Two residents of a northeast-side mental care facility got into an argument yesterday, and one stabbed the other to death. Jarvis De-Allo Leverett, 35, has been charged with murder in the death of Arthur Lee Washington, 52. The incident ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Becoming Elektra: Stooges, The Doors And Much More

    ​Becoming Elektra: The True Story of Jac Holzman's Visionary Record Label By Mick Houghton Jawbone Press, 304 pp., $29.95 While most of today's major record companies are run by men in suits answering to a corporation rather than men of vision answering to their whims, there was a time in the ... More >>

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    May 11, 2009

    Lonesome Onry and Mean: Forever Changes Never Does

    Love's Forever Changes is a crucial element of the soundtrack of my coming of age. With its acoustic guitar base, smart orchestral arrangements (strings and mariachi horns), art-rock feel and poppy lyrics, it stands apart from the most of the music of the psychedelic era. The album is best known for ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009
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    December 30, 2008

    Digitalia: Aquarium Drunkard

    Special guest Drunkard Holden Rushing of Small Sounds Named after a line in Wilco's "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart," L.A.-based music blog Aquarium Drunkard offers an eclectic mix of indie and classic rock, with a few dashes of country, soul and R&B thrown in for good measure. Launched in 2005 ... More >>

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    December 16, 2008

    Get Lit: Hot Burritos: The True Story of the Flying Burrito Brothers by John Einarson with Chris Hillman

    Texas supergroup the Flatlanders (although it still exists) may have been "more legend than a band" but the same could also be said for the Flying Burrito Brothers (above, with female friends). The pioneers of country-rock were a short-lived act that went though numerous lineup changes, but records ... More >>

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    September 25, 2008
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    May 1, 2008

    RIP, Father of LSD

    On Tuesday, one of the most important contributors to the development of most popular Western music and culture in general passed away at 102 years of age at his home in Switzerland. I am speaking, of course, of Albert Hoffman, the Swiss chemist who invented LSD. Think where the world would be with ... More >>

  • Music

    December 21, 2006

    Don't Fear the Reaper

    The annual return of the Greil Marcus Rock Death Meter

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    May 27, 1999

    Hi Del-Fi

    New sounds from famed label