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This post inspired by the inimitable Dot Stein (http://www.facebook.com/drdot), who, on 9-19-10 said: “… had a dream that Dweezil Zappa was putting Frank’s face and logo on everything you could imagine: games, clothes, drinks, to make money. I woke up … Continue reading

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SRV by Jonnie Signed-B&W••_50, a photo by Jonnie Miles on Flickr. © Jonnie Miles. From a series of photos taken backstage at Colgate University on April 29, 1988.  Photographer Jonnie Miles and I were on a road trip as I … Continue reading

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Jimi_34 Montagu SquareKathyEtchingham, a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. My article in Daily Variety, March 7, 2013: This is one case where the overly micromanaging Janie Hendrix should have held off. A proper film about Jimi might have resulted. … Continue reading

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I have published a book today called Yiddish Glossary for Goyim (only $4.99, cheap, as the fershlugginer editors of Mad magazine used to say). Please spread the word about it. I really am proud of it.

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Cameron Crowe-Patrick Fugit

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Cameron Crowe-Patrick Fugit, a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. From an article in The Hollywood Reporter, September 12, 2000: caption:Crowe with his “Almost Famous” star Patrick Fugit Crowe’s NestFILM FESTIVAL BECOMES ALMOST FAMOUS FOR ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY By Noë … Continue reading

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jimi_jams, a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. Hendrix arrived in London in 1966 under the wing of new manager Chas Chandler, and he was treated like royalty forthwith. At the time, the Beatles and the Stones were the reigning … Continue reading

Ballad of a thin man

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Ballad of a thin man, a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. A magic quote from Mikal Gilmore’s califragilistic interview (Bob Dylan Rolling Stone cover story Sept. 27, 2012) comes at the end with a reference to Dylan’s supposed nod … Continue reading

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OK, so there’s a story behind this piece. Hendrix arrived in London in 1966 under the wing of new manager Chas Chandler, and he was treated like royalty forthwith. At the time, the Beatles and the Stones were the reigning … Continue reading

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On the same page of the Guitar World SPECIAL COLLECTORS EDITION HENDRIX LIVES! March, 1988, P. 82,
there are two more pics which relate to the “Jimi and Leonard Nimoy” post of last month. Two photos, credited to “George Shuba/Commerce Studio” fill in the blanks on Jimi’s historic meeting with Spock March 26, 1968 at Cleveland Radio Station WKYC on a visit to deejays Chuck Knapp and Chuck Dunaway, who look eerily similar in the two sets of photos..
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Les Paul by John Peden_1983, a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. By Noë Gold Photo by the great John Peden The Wizard of Waukesha was the cover subject in Guitar World March, 1983, in which we published Part I … Continue reading

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Mick Taylor-Iridium NYC_5-10-12, a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. Mick Taylor shows off that awesome jazzy-bluesy slide work on “You Shook Me” at the Iridium Jazz Club, NYC ~ May 12, 2012 … … with that sweet soul section … Continue reading

My take on the John Carter Movie

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Andrew STANTON-JohnCarterMovie , a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. I wanted so much for it to be good for my man Andrew Stanton, whom I have admired for his animation work (see my interview referenced below), but when compared to the more on-the-surface technoid-inspired aesthetic of Jim Cameron, I have to declare, along with Putney Swope, that Putney says the man’s got to have more soul. The heart is what is missing from this venture, and as my 15-year-old son noticed, so is Cameron’s painstaking attention to detail, seen all too annoyingly in the under-lit 3-D interior scenes. Continue reading

NAMM 2012 Noë & Seymour

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NAMM_2012-Noe&Seymour_73•• , a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. Copyright © 2012 Noë Gold This is Seymour Duncan , a legend in his own right. After covering just about all the square footage at the NAMM show and imbibing of as many free hors d’oeuvres and shots as I could bear, I bumped into Seymour, the legendary maker of pickups and other sound-refracting devices for the likes of Jeff Beck, Yngwie Malmsteen and my beloved compadre Roy Buchanan .. Continue reading

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FZinGWP2 , a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. from an interview first published in Guitar World April 1987 on the occasion of the release of THE GUITAR WORLD ACCORDING TO FRANK ZAPPA distributed by Guitar Galaxy in association with Barking Pumpkin Zappa by Noe the G. – Guitar World, April 1987 Zappa’s Inferno By Noë the G copyright © Noe Gold FRANK ZAPPA’S FULLY-EQUIPPED HOME RECORDING STUDIO is where he’d most rather be. Continue reading

FILEmag-Summer-1978_01

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FILEmag-Summer-1978_01 , a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. FILE MAGAZINE VOL 4 NO 1 (SUMMER 1978) alternative to the Alternative Press, legendary Toronto collaborative General Idea’s FILE Megazine – published from 1972 to 1989. FILE magazine Summer-1978 General Idea General Idea: FILE megazine, vol 4, issue 1, summer 1978 (the “1984: A Year in Pictures” issue), edition of 3,000 copies. Continue reading

Jimi & Mick Taylor at Madison Square Garden Nov. 1969 Pt. II

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Jimi & MickTaylor xEthan Russell Nov. 1969 , a photo by Doctor Noe on Flickr. There is more to this story as I post this on Jimi’s birthday November 27 2011 – if Six was Nine he would have been 69! This video, an official one, from Albert Maysles, is a back-in-time back story of what happened backstage: Jimi Hendrix with the Rolling Stones / Rocks Off Message Board – Thanks Albert Maysles! Pix and videos from the deserved Stu tribute with 4 out of the 6 surviving Stones Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman and Ronnie Wood at rocksoff.org/messageboard/YaBB.pl?num=1299688523;start=all TRANSCRIPT COURTESY OF YOUTUBE USER “LIMEGINGER” [5:51-5:54] Black guy [to Keith]: Well, like, no reaction Continue reading