December 2005

Who Is the Real “Leatherman”?

by John Reynolds on December 15, 2005

Co-written with Rob Yasinsac Scan of photo originally published in The Lure of the Litchfield Hills Magazine, December, 1952 Scarborough is a hamlet of the town of Ossining, New York, which is about 30 miles north of New York City located on the Hudson River. Not quite as regal as the two or three old [...]


Fan Club Single #2: Sorry Rudolph

by Jessica Letkemann , John Reynolds on December 15, 2005

By the time Pearl Jam turned two at the end of 1992, turntables were well on their way to being only the domain of audiophiles, DJs, and old-schoolers and band fan clubs were mostly nostalgia. But the young band had other ideas. They’d sent their fan club the same holiday gift in 1991 that the Beatles had back in the day: an exclusive 45rpm single with their greetings on the b-side. 1992 would be no different.