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Tiny Tim: Lost and Found Out Today! Check Out Our Interview with Tiny Tim Expert Justin Martell

Posted by Amoebite, January 11, 2011 02:29pm | Post a Comment

Today, local SF label Secret Seven Records releases Tiny Tim: Lost and Found, a collection of rarities! To celebrate, we've got an interview with one of the country's foremost experts on Mr. Tiny Tim, Justin Martell, who is in the process of writing an authorized biography of the musician, which will hopefully be out by Christmas, 2011. He has also been a consultant on and contributed liner notes to two posthumous Tiny Tim releases, I've Never Seen a Straight Banana (Collector's Choice Records, 2009) and this latest release to be discussed in the interview below. Basically, when it comes to Tiny Tim, he's the man.

Read on to learn much more about Tiny Tim's life and career, as well as the special stuff on Tiny Tim: Lost and Found!

Also, you can hear "If I Had a Talking Picture of You" from the new release right here!

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How did Lost & Found come about?

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McCartney to Play Royal Wedding

Posted by Amoebite, January 7, 2011 11:23am | Post a Comment
Who do these people think they are, the King and Queen of England?

Uh, well, yeah...

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It is being reported that Prince William and Kate Middleton will have Amoeba pal Paul McCartney play the reception of their April 29 wedding. Luckies! Leaves us wondering: will the reception be telecast, by any chance?

Announcing the Winners of the 20th Anniversary Testimonials Contest

Posted by Amoebite, December 29, 2010 09:11am | Post a Comment


Amoeba Testimonials Contest Winners!

In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, we ran a contest where we asked YOU to tell US about your favorite Amoeba experience. The response was overwhelming!

Thank you to everyone who took the time to tell us their own personal Amoeba story. It was so difficult to just pick 3 winners but we did. To read all of the entries click right here! Read on to find out who won!

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Top Videos and Interviews of 2010

Posted by Amoebite, December 22, 2010 08:49am | Post a Comment
We can't believe 2010 is already drawing to a close! Thinking back over the year, we wanted to share with you some of 2010's best interviews and videos, What's In My Bags, and even some special downloads from our instores! Check out bands and artists such as Surfer Blood, Tegan and Sara, Neil Hamburger, Slash, Dave Rawlings Band, Crowded House and many more! AND we are sure to have a whole new slew of videos, interviews and instores in 2011! Happy New Year!


Slash Interview



Surfer Blood Interview - click here for the performance vid



Dave Rawlings Machine

All the Latest in the Classical Section!

Posted by Amoebite, December 15, 2010 09:27am | Post a Comment

For all the latest in our stores' Classical sections, you've come to the right place! Please read on for sale info, reviews of new releases and the top 20 concertos and symphonies you need to own!

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AMOEBA SAN FRANCISCO CLASSICAL NEWS
by Stacey

Sale News!
These hot new titles are on sale until Christmas Eve...and make great stocking stuffers.

Vittorio Grigolo - The Italian Tenor ($12.98)
Discover what all the fuss is about with the debut solo recording of this exciting young talent.

David Braid & Canadian Brass - Spirit Dance ($13.98)
Two award-winning Canadian artists join forces to create a rhythmic concoction of jazz, classical and world music.

Anonymous 4 - The Cherry Tree: Songs, Carols & Ballads for Christmas ($16.98)
There are few ensembles in the world who can compete with Anonymous 4 for sheer beauty.  Let this wonderful collection of medieval English carols and Anglo-American spiritual songs sooth away your holiday stress.

Angèle Dubeau & La Pietà - Noël ($14.98)
Violinist Dubeau and her string ensemble take you on a joyous tour of the world's Christmas music.

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