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Cratedigger: Rickie Lee Jones, “Pirates”

Ken Shane revisits this 1981 classic in a cold and blustery autumn edition of Cratedigger....

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Cratedigger: The Band, “Music From Big Pink”

Ken Shane has re-emerged from those dusty crates again, and this time he's carrying a rock and roll classic: the Band's Music From Big...

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Cratedigger: The 4 Seasons, “The 4 Seasons’ Gold Vault of Hits”

Resolved: The 4 Seasons are one of the most underrated musical acts of all time. I’ll admit to some bias — I’m a Jersey...

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Cratedigger: Win Vinyl – Noisettes, “Wild Young Hearts”

Ken Shane heads back into those dusty crates for another week, and...what's this? A new release? And one that you can win a free copy of,...

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Cratedigger: Twinn Connexion

In August of 1969, my grandparents took their younger children to New York City on vacation, where they saw the sights and met with their...

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Cratedigger: Elton John, “Tumbleweed Connection”

In his latest Cratedigger, Ken Shane blows the dust off a vintage vinyl copy of Elton John's 1970 classic....

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Cratedigger: Prince, “Sign ‘o’ the Times”

Ken Shane has emerged from those dusty crates again, and this time, he's getting down and getting funky....

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Cratedigger: Rod Stewart, “The Rod Stewart Album”

For a special Monday morning edition of Cratedigger, Ken Shane revisits Rod Stewart's classic first solo album....

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Cratedigger: The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Electric Ladyland”

Ken Shane is back in the crates this week, and he's blowing the dust off a copy of a Hendrix classic....

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Cratedigger: Cocktail Slippers, “Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre”

For the most part, Cratedigger features vintage albums, but every once in awhile, I’m going to write about some new vinyl....

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Cratedigger: Spirit, “Clear”

I don’t want to write this. Like a lot of you, my heart is really heavy today. The only music that I really want to listen to, or...

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Cratedigger: Stephen Stills, “Manassas”

In this week's Cratedigger, Ken Shane blows the dust off a copy of Stephen Stills' early '70s apogee, Manassas....

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Cratedigger: Traffic, “Shoot Out At The Fantasy Factory”

There is really no rhyme or reason for the way these things go, but lately I’ve noticed a very definite increase in the amount of...

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Cratedigger: Miles Davis, “E.S.P.”

Ken Shane is back with another week of Cratedigger, and this week's trip to the vinyl vaults produces a pair of jazz sides: Miles Davis'...

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Cratedigger: The Moody Blues, “Days of Future Passed”

Cold hearted orb that rules the night, Removes the colours from our sight. Red is grey and yellow white, But we decide which is right. And...

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Cratedigger: Steely Dan, “The Royal Scam”

Cratedigger is a regular (well, maybe semi-regular) column in which I’ll discuss some of my favorite vinyl. The Royal Scam was...

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Cratedigger: It’s Record Store Day

Today is Record Store Day in the United States and 17 other countries worldwide. According to the website, “This is the one day that...