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WHERE THE GIRLS ARE VOLUME 10.

Where The Girls Are Volume 10. Ace Records. Thirty-five years ago, in 1984, Mick Patrick and Ady Croasdell compiled the first volume of Where The Girls Are, which was released on vinyl. This was just before the emergence of the CD, which within a few years, replaced vinyl in many people’s music collection and affections. …

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WHERE THE GIRLS ARE 8.

WHERE THE GIRLS ARE 8. There aren’t many compilation series’ that last sixteen years and eight volumes. That longevity is almost unheard of, in what is, an increasingly competitive compilation market. Especially when there’s no letup in the quality. Usually, there’s a drop in quality, with compilers running out of top quality music. That’s not …

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SOPHISTICATED BOOM BOOM!-THE SHADOW MORTON STORY.

SOPHISTICATED BOOM BOOM!-THE SHADOW MORTON STORY. Enigmatic. That’s a word that’s often used to describe Long Island songwriter and producer George Shadow Morton. In reality, that’s selling Shadow Morton short. It also overshadows the reality that Shadow Morton was an innovative and influential songwriter and producer, who enjoyed a long and successful career. His career …

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TRES CHIC! MORE FRENCH GIRL SINGERS OF THE 1960s.

TRES CHIC! MORE FRENCH GIRL SINGERS OF THE 1960s. Back in the sixties, the phenomenon that was ye-ye music swept through much of Europe. This included Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain. However, France was undoubtably the ye-ye capital of Europe. Especially after Serge Gainsbourg success helped popularize the genre. It was French female singer-songwriters that …

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