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R.I.P. longtime Philly musician, filmmaker and archivist George Manney

George Manney | via https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10208153822313250&set=a.1551492317199.70016.1531863864&type=3&theater
George Manney | Photo by Annmarie Young | annmarieyoungphoto.com | via Facebook

(Update: A memorial service for George will be held on Monday, December 14th from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc. 3301-15 Cottman Ave Philadelphia PA 19149. Go here for more information.)

We’re saddened to report the passing of George Manney, a longtime Philly musician, drummer, filmmaker, producer, and Philly music archivist. He passed away from pancreatic cancer at Fox Chase Medical center on Wednesday evening, after being diagnosed a week ago. He was 64. Continue reading →

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Listen to three songs from 1997’s Season’s Greetings Philadelphia

 In 1997 locals, Tommy Conwell, John Flynn, Philly Gumbo, and others contributed to Season’s Greetings Philadelphia, an 18-song compilation of local musicians recording original Christmas songs. The collection was released on the local Record Cellar Records label. Below, stream a few songs from the album including “Psychedelic Santa” by Buzz Zeemer; “A Beer In A Bar” by Marah and “Any Other Day” by Cory (Stargazer Lily). All songs were recorded, mixed, and engineered by George Manney at Geo Sound Studio.

Psychedelic Santa by Buzz Zeemer

A Beer In A Bar by Marah

Any Other Day by Cory