Here are the top five selling records this week from Fingerprints, 420 E. 4th Street in Long Beach, (562) 433-4996.This week's top seller is Tom Waits' latest album, Bad as Me.
Autumn De Wilde/Yep Roc RecordsJohn Doe, poor little X front man, on the road . . . to Detroit Bar.I still remember the day the Knitters' LP Poor Little Critters On the Road landed on the desk holding my outstretched legs in a Southern California newsroom in the mid-1980s. "What in tarnation is ... More >>
The late Chris Gaffney created beautiful music, though he'd rather have been watching "Sportscenter."It was a misty day in December when I ducked into the Swallow's Inn in San Juan Capistrano to talk with general manager Cheryl Krupp about one of the entertainers she frequently booked there, the lat ... More >>
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