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CD/LP/TRACK REVIEW

Tuomo J. Autio: Groovy Moments & Melodies

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The word groovy probably derives from the groove of a record in pre-digital days. It first appeared in print in Really The Blues, the 1946 autobiography of jazz clarinetist Mezz Mezzrow, and became part of hippy terminology in 1965, when Simon and Garfunkel recorded “We've Got A Groovy Thing Goin,'" and the following year, when they put out “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)." By the 1980s groovy had largely disappeared from the vernacular, and in the harsh economic ...


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