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Do deluxe CD reissues provide enough bang for your buck?

Published Dec. 1, 2014

CD sales have plummeted this year -- as have digital downloads -- in the face of streaming music. But labels are still churning out deluxe CD reissues. Are you opening your wallet to pay for the extras?


"Life's a Riot" is 30 but it feels fresh as ever

Published Nov. 5, 2013

Everybody who loves music has one of those records. Many of us have one for every year of life. One of mine is Billy Bragg's "Life's a Riot With Spy Vs. Spy," which turns 30 this year and is now reissued in a slim sleeve that looks like the original 12" vinyl release.


Quirky Schroeder Books stacks up

Published June 2, 2013

According to a handwritten sign in the window, Schroeder Used Books and Music, 7629 W. Greenfield Ave., is open from 9 a.m. until midnight. However, the co-owner, Alma, says the shop is always open.

Recommends11312_storyflow recommends, Nov. 3, 2012

Published Nov. 3, 2012

"Copper," the Bucks and reissued tunes are what's on tap for this edition of Recommends. Read on and get the scoop on the stuff we like this week.


Nostalgia (good and bad)

Published Nov. 14, 2011

I'm feeling a little nostalgic right now, though I can't pinpoint it to just one thing. It started, I think, last week with the 20th anniversary of my death of my grandfather. As I reflected on that sad day, I continued reading the biography of Steve Jobs, which is interesting, because it connects the dots of a story that I only peripherally understood.

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Fred Sanford Revisited

Sunday February 10th, 2013 – Lake County, IL    I’ve been dipping my toe in the water with the antiques picking game, and I think I’m going to do pretty well for several reasons. I’ve been looking for another source of income that’s flexible, and I think...

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