Johnny-Brendas

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The War On Drugs played a “secret” tour warm up show under the name “Dead Greg” on Friday night for just about 200 people at Johnny Brenda’s in Philadelphia. It was awesome. They also got a little help from their friend, Kurt Vile, who played back-up guitar on several songs.

It was a pretty perfect Friday night that made me appreciate the city I live in and the musicians who live here.  - Philadelphia, PA - 09/12/2014

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Big record find from a couple months ago at a flea market: The Greatest Country Music Recordings of All Time by the Franklin Mint; a 50-box, 100-LP set with extensive liner notes. Goes from the earliest recordings through the early 80s. 

Best of all, it didn’t break my rule of only buying $2 records. Got the whole set for $100. Heckuva deal!

Found someone who annotated some of the details if you’re interested:

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