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CULT CLASSIC: BOB THIELE EMERGENCY-HEAD START.

Cult Classic: Bob Thiele Emergency-Head Start. Flying Dutchman Rcords was the second record label Bob Thiele founded during what was by then a long, illustrious and successful career. The first was Signature Records, founded by Bob in 1939, when he was just seventeen. However, a lot had happened in the intervening thirty years. He had worked with many …

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A PSYCH TRIBUTE TO THE DOORS.

A PSYCH TRIBUTE TO THE DOORS. Generally, I’m not a fan of tribute albums. Far from it. Tribute albums are nothing new. They’ve been around since the fifties. Often, they’re well intended, but end up with what can be best described as a list of the usual suspects trying to kickstart their failing careers. Then …

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BOB THIELE EMERGENCY-HEAD START.

BOB THIELE EMERGENCY-HEAD START. Flying Dutchman Rcords was the second record label Bob Thiele founded. The first was Signature Records, founded by Bob in 1939, when he was just seventeen. A lot had happened in the intervening thirty years. Bob had worked with many of the giants of jazz. John Coltrane, Charlie Mingus, Sonny Rollins, …

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