And the award for the most unfortunately named release of the year goes to... drum roll, please ... Rhino Records. Just under a month afterthe crushing elimination of our Denver Nuggets from the NBA Western Conference Finals
, comes word of a box set being issued by the folks at Rhino titledWhere the Action Is! Los Angeles Nuggets 1965-1968
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. Really, guys? Los Angeles Nuggets? The wounds are still fresh. Of course, the four-disc set, which otherwise sounds pretty enticing, BTW, has absolutely nothing to do with either the Lakers or our hometeam -- rather it focuses on the music being exported out of Los Angeles in the mid '60s by acts like the Byrds, Love, the Doors, the Beach Boys and Buffalo Springfield, among others. Still we can't help but cringe a little at the marriage of those two words. Los Angeles Nuggets. Sheesh. For chrissakes, man, the artwork even contains purple and gold.