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Throwbacks: Reissues by ABBA, Bedhead, JB's, Kinks, Paramount, more
Throwbacks: Reissues by ABBA, Bedhead, JB's, Kinks, Paramount, more

These days everything's pretty dusty in Southern California. To paraphrase Travis Bickle, someday a real Discwasher will come and brush all this grit off the vinyl. Until then, experts with good ears will have to suffice. Below, the week in reissues, archival recordings and old tape, all gussied up for new ears.  -- Four Swedes helped define pop music in the 1970s. Their names: Agnetha, Frida, Benny and Bjorn, and together they were ABBA, purveyors of hits including "Knowing Me, Knowing You," "Take A Chance," "Waterloo," and many heavenly others. At the peak of its popularity, the quartet ruled the charts with breathtaking singles that still...

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