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Polydor Records Ltd.

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2014

    Ever Wonder How Eric Clapton Got So Laid-Back?

    In the fall of 1974, Jamie Oldaker was a 22-year-old drummer riding in the backseat of a car with a girl he met at a club. And he wanted to get to know her a little bit, uh, better. While the couple was tooling down the streets of his native Tulsa, Okla., a song came on the radio with a lazy, sync ... More >>

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    July 11, 2012

    Rich Hopkins Finds Houston Humidity Suits Him

    Living most of his adult and professional life in Tuscon, Arizona, former Sidewinders/Sand Rubies front man Rich Hopkins has recently relocated to Houston. For those who don't remember, Hopkins and his mates in the Sidewinders hit the charts at the tail end of the '80s with "Witch Doctor" (1989) an ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011

    The Last Boy Scout

    Bass giant Stanley Clarke reflects on Return to Forever, Bitches Brew, and the importance of being prepared.

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    October 21, 2010
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    July 8, 2009

    Single-Album Sets We'd Like to See, Part 2: Blondie, Green Day, U2 and More

    There are so many artists coming to Houston this summer and fall who should pick up on the "classic album" trend Rocks Off could hardly stop at just five. See our picks for Nos. 6-10 here. 5. Blondie (Arena Theater, August 23) Album: Eat to the Beat (Chrysalis, 1979) After 1978's Giorgio Moroder-ass ... More >>

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    April 17, 2009

    Cutout Bin: Novo Combo's Animation Generation

    Novo Combo Animation Generation (Polydor, 1982) The 1980s: everything was changing. A new generation was taking over the musical and cultural landscape. Heavy Metal showed that even animated boobs could be a turn-on. Tron told us that even crappy, monochromatic animation made by crappy, low-p ... More >>

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    March 15, 2007

    Scissor Sisters

    An interview with the band

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    June 3, 2004
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    February 3, 2000

    Playbill

    Experimental Folk: Shawn Phillips, Tom Jones

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    June 19, 1997
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    April 17, 1997
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    February 27, 1997

    A Van for All Seasons

    Van Morrison's getting older, grouchier and, with his latest CD, better again

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    February 20, 1997
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    June 20, 1996
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    September 14, 1995
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