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Media Blackout

Good evening Mr. and Mrs. America and all the ships at sea. This is Jeffrey Morgan reporting. Stand by for the 50th Anniversary Edition of your favorite weekly rock ’n’ roll media column, where every word I write is the unvarnished and unbiased gospel truth! Flash. Let’s go to press! Page 1! • Chris Cornell & Phil AnselmoSing the Louis Armstrong Songbook (Blue Note) :: Screamo meets Satchmo! (A personal note from Jeffrey Morgan: Folks, I’ve listened to this album so you can believe me when I tell you that this dynamic duo is an absolute solid-gold knockout. If you haven’t heard it yet, call up your local radio station and demand that they play it!) Page 2! • Courtney LoveCourtney at Carnegie Hall (Capitol) :: She’s the new Judy Garland! (A personal note from Jeffrey Morgan: Folks, I’ve listened to this album so you can believe me when I tell you that this young lady is an absolute double-platinum jewel. If you haven’t heard it yet, go to your local record store and demand that they sell you a copy!) Page 3! • Paul Reubens & QueenSing the Cab Calloway Songbook (Savoy) :: Hiney hiney ho! • (A personal note from Jeffrey Morgan: Folks, I’ve listened to this album so you can believe me when I tell you that these four lads are an absolute solid-gold double-platinum jewel of a knockout. If you haven’t seen them yet, go to your local ticket booth and demand that they give you the best seats!) • And so until next week, I remain your Detroit correspondent who has come to the conclusion — after listening to some of the latest records — that the wrong musicians are out of work! • Be seeing you!

Jeffrey Morgan is a freelance writer. Send comments to letters@metrotimes.com

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