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Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers?” It’s Music Sensation Shun Ng!

Shun Ng is young guitar player of uncommon skill and originality with a voice that Magic Dick describes as a cross between James Brown and Michael Jackson. Don’t believe it? Check THIS out. I first met him last fall on … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Reading “A Scourge of Vipers.” It’s Blues Legend Magic Dick!

Magic Dick, aka Richard Salwitz, is best known as one of the founding members of the J. Geils Band. His brilliant harmonica playing on unforgettable cuts like “Whammer Jammer”  led The Rolling Stone Record Guide to proclaim him perhaps the … Continue reading

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Getting the Blues — And Loving It

Why the blues? Why are my wife Patricia and I drawn to music found at the bottom of a shot glass, the music of the scorned and shattered? Why do we end so many of our nights sipping something bitter … Continue reading

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