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  • 2011
    • October
    • September
      • FOLK OFFERS
        09/02/11


        Invoice: COLLECTOR'S FOLK BOOK OFFER
        $61.00 Includes Shipping (USA)
        Paypal: seanbmm@yahoo.com



        Invoice:COLLECTOR'S 3 FOR 2 FOLK CD PACKAGE
        $21.00 Includes Shipping (USA)
        Paypal: seanbmm@yahoo.com

        UNCLE HELMET'S MUSIC
    • August
      • Inhaler / Mother Nature Father Earth
        08/01/11
        Kane's first single, "Inhaler", is based around a riff from "Mother Nature Father Earth" performed by an obscure 60s Californian garage-rock band the Music Machine, a group he discovered at a Liverpool record shop just before recording his album.

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    • July
      • MEMORIAL HARVEST
        07/05/11


        MEMORIAL HARVEST
        $12.00 (USA)
        $20.00 (Abroad)

        UNCLE HELMET'S MUSIC
        P.O. BOX 409
        Porterville, CA 93258

        PAYPAL: seanbmm@yahoo.com


    • June
    • May
      • Optek Package
        05/19/11
        Original Optek with VHS Instructional ..
        Contact seanbmm@yahoo.com for price & shipping.


    • April
      • INTERNAL COMBUSTION
        04/19/11
        Compiled in grateful response to selected fan favorites.
        Prices include shipping:
        Payal to seanbmm@yahoo.com

    • March
    • January
  • 2010
    • December
      • Latest PRIVATE LIBRARY Entries
        12/04/10



        $12.00 USA Shipping Included
        $16.00 Abroad
        Paypal: seanbmm@yahoo.com

        This is probably my favorite Music Machine compilation. I just love it.
        And it's a pretty nice package that Sean puts together. Nice color inserts and CDs. Fairly professional loo

    • November
      • BOOK & DVD Gift Package
        11/19/10
        For yourself and/or a friend - satisfaction guaranteed ..
        Book signed & dedicated (to you or person of choice;
        gift-mailed direct to recipient's address).

        Price Perspectives:

        Items purchased individually:
        Book $35.00
        DVD $25.00
        4 CD Albums @ $

      • BOOK & DVD Gift Package
        11/19/10
        For yourself and/or from Santa - satisfaction guaranteed ..
        Book signed & dedicated (to you or person of choice;
        gift-mailed direct to recipient's address).

        Holiday Price Perspective

        Items purchased individually:
        Book $35.00
        DVD $25.00
        4 CD Al

    • October
      • The NOBLEMEN 1959
        10/14/10


        $16.00 Shipping Included -- $29.00 (Abroad)

        UNCLE HELMET'S MUSIC
        P.O. BOX 409
        PORTERVILLE,CA 93258

        Paypal: seanbmm@yahoo.com



    • September
    • August
      • MUSIC MACHINE DVD/Documentary
        08/14/10
        The MM's Video Biography is an in-depth exploration of the Machine's evolution, ascent, and unsuspected legacy; a video journal featuring vintage performance clips, rare stills, and narrative interviews, it travels from the garage and beyond ..



        The Music Machine�

      • MUSIC MACHINE DVD/Documentary
        08/14/10
        The Music Machine's exclusive Video Biography marked my 70th Birthday, its timely release was a memorable blessing made possible by producer John Hudgens. Two years in the making -- and not scheduled for commercial distribution, the documentary is available for a limited time by way of direct o

    • June
      • Open Vault
        06/02/10
        Most recent exclusive releases:



        Sean (Tom) - in 1959, I worked with a fellow named John Moore who had (as of now) vintage Ampex recording gear and good (for the time) Sony microhones up in his house in the Los Gatos hills. You were in a folk trio called The Noblemen, and r

  • 2008
    • October
      • RELEASED 12/20/2010
        10/30/08




        FAN FESTIVAL:

        -- friends & fans of the Machine...

        We are pleased to announce -- and invite you to -- the Music Fan Festival http://www.musicfanfestival.com ...
        where myself, Keith Olsen, Mark Landon and one or two others from the Bonniwe

    • May
      • PRIVATE LIBRARY SERIES
        05/18/08
        *** The Private Library series has expanded and evolved over time, with some no longer available ('Songwriter's Memoir', 'Down & Doily') and others newly added; BMM @ Universal Amphitheatre (1989), The Noblemen, Son Of American Earth, Fuel For Thought, Fusion Reunion, Me

      • LATEST BTG COMPANION ALBUMS
        05/17/08
        Sean (Tom) - in 1959, I worked with a fellow named John Moore who had (as of now) vintage Ampex recording gear and good (for the time) Sony microhones up in his house in the Los Gatos hills. You were in a folk trio called The Noblemen, and RECORED 11 SONGS THAT, as far as I know, WERE NEVER RELEASE

      • CLOSE
        05/17/08



      • SOLOMON'S PORCH
        05/17/08



        A Little Child Shall Lead Them

        This was written by an 8 year old, Danny Dutton of Chula Vista, California, for his third grade homework assignment. The Assignment was to explain God:

        One of God's main jobs is making people. He makes them to replace the

      • Wade wades in...
        05/05/08





    • April
      • SAN DIEGO & BEYOND
        04/18/08


        CONVERSATIONS WITH... a Web series

        PART ONE



        PART TWO



        PART THREE

      • Now Available
        04/18/08

      • EURO TOUR CD ALBUM
        04/16/08
        THE 'TURN ON EUROPE' CD IS A COMPILATION OF TRACKS TAKEN AND RE-MASTERED FROM THE TOUR'S PERFORMANCES IN ITALY, MUNICH, AND LONDON, AND IS THE ONLY EXISTING LIVE PERFORMANCE OF THE COMPLETE BMM PROGRAM FROM PRELUDE TO ENCORES.



        GUERILLA GARAGE

      • Edgar/Bonniwell @ Cavestomp DVD
        04/14/08

      • GARAGE SALE
        04/13/08
        SELECTED MM & BMM ARTIST'S FAVORITES; RE-MASTERED/RESTORED SONIC CLARITY - Special Edition Limited.




        RESTORATION





        $16.00 USA Shipping Included
        $21.00 Abroad

        UNCLE HELMET'S MUSIC
        P.O. BOX 4

    • February
      • UK Observer
        02/04/08
        Dear Sean,

        I am a writer for The Observer newspaper in the UK. I recently became acquainted with your music. The more I heard, the more I got sucked into the world view of The Music Machine.

        I just wrote a little piece on you for the Observer website and
        thought I would

  • 2007
    • December
      • Berlin beginning
        12/23/07
        "SOUL LOVE" (Prelude)




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        "TROUBLE" (brief clip)

      • Cherry Cherry
        12/23/07




        MASCULINE INTUITION




      • Eagle out of lip-sync with beard
        12/22/07
        SPORTING BEARDS FOR A TRIP TO MEXICO MAKES THIS VIDEO CLIP PC
        (CIRCA 1967)..
        A BARELY AUDIBLE SOUND TRACK MADE THIS CLIP RE-FRIED
        LIP-SYNCHING..









        "DOUBLE YELLOW LINE"





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      • Berlin Again
        12/22/07
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      • RESTORATION
        12/21/07
        Acid Archives: "Well-known cult band that needn't be explained here. Often referred to as "garage" although they were perhaps more of a cutting edge LA band like the Doors and Love, with music so unusual and ambitious that it sometimes sounds more like late 1970s post-punk than &

      • Berlin Next to last
        12/21/07

      • Recent Contributions
        12/20/07
        POINT OF NO RETURN




        KING MIXER











        Most famous for "Talk Talk", a Top 20 single from 1966 that was one of the most manic '60s garage-punk hits, the Music Machine had much more dept

      • Berlin Again Again
        12/19/07
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      • Berlin Additions
        12/19/07





        NOTE:
        THE COMPLETE EURO TOUR PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE ON CD. THE TRACKS WERE NOT LIFTED FROM THE VIDEOS, BUT WERE RECORDED AND REMASTERED EXCLUSIVELY FROM A DISTINCTIVE AUDIO RECORDING DEVICE.

      • INTERNAL COMBUSTION
        12/19/07
        Back in the days when the Music Machine was rehearsing in my garage (1965-66), when my single focus was material for the band, I owned a Sony reel-to-reel two track, which served my song writing well as I could overdub and 'bounce' until the basic tracks orbited Neptune.

        I reco

      • TURN ON EUROPE LIVE! CD
        12/18/07
        THE 'TURN ON EUROPE' CD IS A COMPILATION OF TRACKS TAKEN AND RE-MASTERED FROM THE TOUR'S PERFORMANCES IN ITALY, MUNICH, AND LONDON, AND IS THE ONLY EXISTING LIVE PERFORMANCE OF THE COMPLETE BMM PROGRAM FROM PRELUDE TO ENCORES.




      • BAND COMMENTS
        12/17/07
        Thursday, December 02, 2004

        The Bonniwell Music Machine Turn on Europe Tour was a smash! This is attributable to two things. One is Sean's sense of showmanship, which took the set of songs we had rehearsed and turned it into a real show. And two--as I said before, we were diligent ab

      • Gear Sale Info
        12/06/07

      • Crate Amp (all purpose)
        12/04/07

      • Yamaha PSR 640
        12/03/07

      • SR 16 Drum Machine w.Video Manual
        12/02/07

      • TKL Guitar/Bass case
        12/01/07

      • Zoom 1266 digital recorder w.CD
        12/01/07





        BMM T-SHIRT
        P.O. BOX 409
        PORTERVILLE, CA 93258

        PayPal:
        seanbmm@yahoo.com

    • November
      • Basic Book Offer #1
        11/09/07



        $38.00 (S&H Included) $61.00 (Overseas)
        Invoice: Basic Book Offer
        Paypal direct: seanbmm@yahoo.com


        BEYOND THE GARAGE COMPANION CD FLIP/INSERT:
        Song & Page Reference





        Paypal: seanbmm@yahoo.com
      • 'Wolves' Film Score
        11/08/07

      • Country Hearted Things..
        11/08/07

      • 1966
        11/08/07

      • 5 CD BOOK OFFERS
        11/07/07



        CHRISTIAN VISION
        P.O. BOX 409
        PORTERVILLE, CA 93258

        $61.00 Shipping Included (USA)
        $97.00 Abroad
        Invoice: PRIVATE 5 CD BOOK OFFER
        Paypal: seanbmm@yahoo.com




        Please make check or money order payable to:

      • SHEP
        11/07/07



        I know Shep is a stupid name for a dog, but he was smarter than most of the people who tried to order him around.

        Herb (my step-dad), estimated Shep's vocabulary of understanding at thirty words, which, measured by any criteria, was more than could be said for He

      • A Bird In Hand...
        11/07/07
        HOW DOES THIS DOG FEEL ABOUT HAVING A BIRD ON ITS HEAD..



        I'M HAVING A TALK WITH THE BIRD ABOUT IT NOW...



        -----------------------------



        THE STORY I TOLD TO THE BIRD...

        Promoters stand unnoticed, in the very center o

      • Euro 'Live' Album
        11/06/07



        Sean -- I gave a listen LOUD to the Euro live CD driving Interstate 84 from Hood River to Mosier (in Oregon) and back.

        Whatever you did with the remixing is fantastic. The sound is tremendous, and the song choices are wonderful. If I were choosing the tunes, I couldn&#

      • Man's Best Friends
        11/06/07



        It was 9:00 P.M. But my day had commenced at dawn distributing flyers portraying a smiling goon with a paint brush in his hand, announcing that "he" would be back to collect a donation for painting your address where dogs could pee on it.
        By law, the flyer had to

      • Guerilla Garage
        11/05/07



        Sean Bonniwell/Guerilla Garage

        Uncle Helmet's Music/Private Library Release


        This collection of odds and ends from Sean Bonniwell's personal archive is the first in an ongoing series of CD's designed to accompany his "Beyond The Gara

      • BTG 2010
        11/05/07





      • Down Beat 1943
        11/04/07

      • 6 CD EXPANDED BOOK OFFER
        11/04/07


        Dear Sean,

        I received your CD's, your DVD, and your book. I find your book splendid. I'm reading it now. I find the CD's fantastic.

        I'm discovering many songs I didn't know even existed before now, directly mailed by the hand of the songw

      • BOOK OFFERS as GIFT PACKAGE
        11/03/07

        Great idea! I've intended to buy the book for my aunt (an avid fan of the Wayfarers incidentally), for some time. I consider her a substitute mother anyway, since my mother (her older sister) is deceased, so giving it to her for Mother's Day is an inspired gift suggestion.
      • Album Resume
        11/01/07