Category Archives: Oldies

Frederick’s Joe Bussard is the King of 78s

On Record Store Day, April 19, 2014, Eilon Paz released “Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting,” a 416-page coffee table book profiling over 130 vinyl record collectors and their record collections. One of the collectors profiled was Frederick, MD … Continue reading

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Baltimore’s 1960s “Sunshine Pop” band The Peppermint Rainbow

By Tom Warner (Accelerated Decrepitude, 10/15/2012) Thanks to Johnny Dollar for reminding us of Baltimore’s forgotten 1960s “sunshine pop” band The Peppermint Rainbow (1967-1970). JD scored the group’s lone LP Will You Be Staying After Sunday at a Joppa Road … Continue reading

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On ‘Hairspray’s’ 25th anniversary, ‘Buddy Deane’ Committee looks back

By Jessica Goldstein ( Washington Post, 1/18/2013) If you were a teenager in Baltimore in the late 1950s and early 1960s, you watched “The Buddy Deane Show.” When the final bell rang you sprinted home from school, saddle shoes smacking … Continue reading

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