Wax Trax Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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Wax Trax owners celebrate 40 years in business! Denver’s Wax Trax records is a local icon. Jim Nash and Dannie Flesher opened the Capitol Hill store in 1975, then sold it to Dave Stidman and Duane Davis in 1978. Nash and Flesher moved to Chicago and opened another store, Wax Trax! (with an exclamation point)…. Read more »

Music Monday: New box set celebrates 50 years of Creedence Clearwater Revival

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As much as we all loved the bands form the “British Invasion” in the mid ’60s, when Creedence Clearwater Revival came on the scene, it was like a breath of fresh air. Purveyors of raw, roots-based American music with meaningful lyrics and hooks galore, CCR had 14 top ten hits in its short lifespan from… Read more »

Music Monday: Alejandro Escovedo

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Alejandro Escovedo’s career is most pithily summed up by the title of his 1998 live album, More Miles than Money. The Texas-born son of Mexican immigrants, Escovedo has been cranking out beautiful, challenging, genre-bending work since he helped form one of San Francisco’s first punk bands, the Nuns, back in the mid-1970s (the Nuns opened… Read more »