Jeff Beck Dies

One of the three greatest guitarists of all time that played with the Yardbirds!

Geoffrey Arnold Beck (Jeff Beck) was born June 24, 1944, to Arnold and Ethel Beck at 206 Demesne Road, Wallington, South London. As a boy, he sang in the choir and cited Les Paul as the first guitarist that impressed him.

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Album Art – Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III

Hear the wind within the trees. Telling Mother Nature ’bout you and me

This is where I’ll be talking about the Album Art that I like. That is one of the benefits of 12″ vinyl albums, the cool packaging that surrounded the record. Here I’ll research the creations that we all loved as children, teenagers, and adults. I’ll try to find as much information on the artists as I can.

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The Children Of “Houses Of The Holy”

By Doyle Tatum

Melody Hill was the Circle Sky Records official magazine while we were open between 2002 and 2010.

Melody Hill #14 was our next to the last regular issue of the Melody Hill fanzine.

The cover for this issue was drawn by the Circle Sky store manager, and my good friend, Donnie Thompson.

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Sailor

Tinker, Tailor is a counting game (simple method of randomly selecting a person from a group like Eeny, meeny, miny, moe), nursery rhyme (late 18th/early 19th century poems or songs like the Mother Goose Rhymes) and fortune telling song (practice of predicting information about a persons life) traditionally played in England. It has a Roud Folk Song Index number of 802 (database of around 250,000 references to nearly 25,000 songs collected from oral tradition in the English language from all over the world).

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Led Zeppelin – Doyle’s Space: Music Hall of Fame

My next inductee into my Music Hall of Fame is Led Zeppelin. I had a friend, in the early 80’s that had a Pontiac Firebird and loved Led Zeppelin. He had spent more on the sound system than the car and he played their music really loud. It sounded really good, I’m sure they would have been proud.

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