Monthly Archives: August 2007

Down Home Music Opening at Fourth St. Berkeley

Down Home Music held a free outdoor concert near Peet’s coffee on Fourth Street in Berkeley Sunday to celebrate the opening of their new music store.  New Orleans R&B guitarist Johnny Harper, folk-bluesvocalist Barbara Dane, Tri Tip Trio Zydeco Band, … Continue reading

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Del-Rickie Carter, musician, passes away – Memorial

Del-Rickie Carter, guitarist and musician, passed away July 10th, 2007 at the age of 53.  He was found in his room in Berkeley – the exact cause of his death is unknown.  A memorial was held at Ashkenaz in Berkeley on Sunday … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields in N.Y.C

I visited Strawberry Fields and the John Lennon memorial in New York City’s Central Park located near West 72nd Street.  The memorial is not too far away from the building where Lennon was shot and killed (in front of the Dakota building) … Continue reading

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B & H in NYC

Although I have ordered many audio and video products from B&H for years, I finally made a visit to the retail headquarters in New York City at 420 9th Avenue.   B&H is a unique experience –  not your standard hi-tech … Continue reading

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The Harkenbacks Lay Down Tracks

The Harkenbacks recorded a mix of original folk/bluegrass songs.  Corry Dodson on lead vocals and guitar, Paul McElwee on mandolin, violin and backing vocals, and Jeremy Steinmeier on stand-up bass and backing vocals.   Tony Ugo has been working on … Continue reading

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