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Making Music in Four Decades

West Philadelphia, 1978. I was 16 that fall. I had two boomboxes with a little mic and cassette recorder built in. I would record myself playing acoustic rhythm guitar onto the cassette, then play that in the air, with me playing bass on an Arp

31 Concept Albums You May Have Missed

As long as there have been records, there have been concept albums. As early as Frank Sinatra’s In the Wee Small Hours, with its songs about lost love, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ themed albums (Going Places, Whipped Cream and Other Delights), and Ella