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Remembering the 'Buddy Rich' of punk, and Tiny Tim's Tin Pan Alley soundtrack




The Romans, 1982 or 1983. At Kelbos on Fairfax, as a
The Romans, 1982 or 1983. At Kelbos on Fairfax, as a "surf punk" ensemble. L-R: the late Keith Mitchell, Michael Uhlenkott, the late Mikey Borens, Juan Gomez, and Pat Delaney
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A new album from the late oddball singer Tiny Tim, who was, among many other things, an astounding musicologist, with a focus on obscure Tin Pan Alley songs. ... A new investigation by NBC-4 raises serious questions about possible collusion between the owners of a kids camp and a state agency that oversees toxic sites. ... RIP Keith Mitchell, famous drummer for Mazzy Star, but also the "Buddy Rich of punk rock." (That's him far left in Lynda Burdik photo of The Romans)