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SoundCheck is the Concord Monitor's music blog, written by Rob Azevedo.

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  • Darin Greenleaf sells real cars but also has a collection of older toy cars for sale on a table outside his shop on Rt. 28. in Pittsfield. These items are still in their original boxes.

(GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff)

    Darin Greenleaf sells real cars but also has a collection of older toy cars for sale on a table outside his shop on Rt. 28. in Pittsfield. These items are still in their original boxes. (GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida tries out an oversized chair after entering Grevior Furniture in Franklin during a walking tour with Mayor Ken Merrifield on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida tries out an oversized chair after entering Grevior Furniture in Franklin during a walking tour with Mayor Ken Merrifield on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Ripples distort the reflection of the State House dome in a puddle on Park Street on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Rain fell throughout the state yesterday.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Ripples distort the reflection of the State House dome in a puddle on Park Street on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. Rain fell throughout the state yesterday. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center,, accompanied by Granite State Solar co-owners Erik Shifflett, left, and Alan Gauntt, right, tours their Boscawen, N.H., facility Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter)

    Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., center,, accompanied by Granite State Solar co-owners Erik Shifflett, left, and Alan Gauntt, right, tours their Boscawen, N.H., facility Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Cheryl Senter) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

  • Lyla Purley, 2, of Boscawen gets her face painted during Boscawen Old Home Day on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

(ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff)

    Lyla Purley, 2, of Boscawen gets her face painted during Boscawen Old Home Day on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015. (ELIZABETH FRANTZ / Monitor staff) Purchase photo reprints at PhotoExtra »

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