#6 January/February 2006

#6: January/February 2006FEATURES

BUYING MUSIC—THE CIRCLE REVOLVES: Records stores have done a 360 in the last 50 years

PLUS: Record-Hunter’s Resources—A sampling of stores across the nation, A Tour through Greenwich Village’s Gold Record Route—the Ultimate Stop; and Interview with Village Music owner John Goddard

EVEN WOMEN GET THE BLUES: Blueschicks belting their way to the top of a man’s genre


Gene KnappFrom the Editor: Gene Knapp’s second home had bins

Link Wray:
The heartbeat of Link’s band remembers the man and his passion

Influences: Diunna Greenleaf & Phil AlvinCollecting: Forget the vinyl, just frame the covers

Influences: Diunna Greenleaf and Phil Alvin

Kickin’ in Your Stall: At 260 pounds, this Mama’s on the Gray Dog and headed your way

On the Record: New music reviewed—Saffire: Uppity Blues Women, Elvin Bishop, Dion, Chris Botti, The Showinistics, Chris Cagle, and more

Re. Issues: Big Brother & The Holding Company, Link Wray and his Raymen, Rosanne Cash

Also Appearing:
Rod Piazza, BB King, and Levon Helm with Emmylou Harris at Levon’s

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