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Music/Book Reviews: The Doors: ‘Soft Parade’ (50th Anniv. Ed.) Plus Jerry Leger, Swans, Specialty Records

A 50th anniversary edition of the Doors’ ‘The Soft Parade,’ plus albums from Jerry Leger and Swans and a book about Specialty Records.

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Music/Film Reviews: Tim Buckley – ‘Live at the Electric Theatre Co.’ Plus Chuck Berry, Elliott Murphy, Gene Clark

Tim Buckley

An exceptional Tim Buckley concert surfaces and a Chuck Berry film comes to Blu-ray. Plus material from Elliott Murphy’s archives and a Gene Clark cult favorite.

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Music Reviews: Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars’ (Songs from the Film), Plus Rampart Records, the Revelers, New Riders of the Purple Sage

Bruce Springsteen releases live versions of the songs on his recent ‘Western Stars’ CD. Also: an anthology collects singles from the defunct Rampart Records label; Cajun music from the Revelers; and a 1972 concert from New Riders of the Purple Sage.

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Music Reviews: Rolling Stones – ‘Let It Bleed’ (50th Anniv. Ed.), ‘Bridges to Buenos Aires’

It’s safe to say that most Stones lovers already own 'Let It Bleed'; but it’s also a good bet that if your copy is vinyl, it’s rather worn and scratchy after half a century. If that’s the case, the new 50th anniversary edition offers lots of reasons to upgrade.

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