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Carlos Mysterioso

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HANGNAIL PHILLIPS WRITINGS – “CARLOS MYSTERIOSO” – originally a myspace illustrated novella – ILLUSTRATION BY MONIKA BULLETTE The Beach I am a beach magician. I wear just a thong and … Continue reading

Snake Grinder and the Shredded Field Mice – Legends of Newark Rock

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“It was a dark and stormy rehearsal…The toga party was winding down, as there were no more clean sheets. The boys put down their instruments, being weary from too much … Continue reading

The Fabulous Pharaohs – Legends of Newark Rock

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For blocks residents of Todd Estates, Fireside Park , and Brookside could hear rock music emanating from the corner house at 301 Elderfield Drive . Outside, their trademark, a black … Continue reading

schroeder – Legends of Newark Rock

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“Although Larry and Ersk were convinced that we could be a phenomenon, I think Michael and I just liked making neat noise. Larry did hit it on the head though, … Continue reading

The Commotions – Legends of Newark Rock

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I got to know Jerry Grant, B.J Lobermann, and Don Challenger gradually through the late seventies as they centered around my [then] favorite record store, I Like It Like That … Continue reading

The Adaptors – Legends of Newark Rock

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Welcome to the first chapter of Legends Of Newark Rock. Newark has a rich history of music that is on the verge of being forgotten. The intent of this series … Continue reading

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