Monthly Archives: December 2013

Stevie Nicks and Deer Tick (What’s The Connection?)

I thought I’d  end the year on a happy note. Paste reported yesterday that Stevie Nicks officiated the wedding of singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton and Deer Tick frontman John McCauley. The wedding fit in after Nicks finished the recent Fleetwood Mac … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: RIP Ray Price, Death Of Samantha and Sherman Baker

When I was growing up, I didn’t appreciate Ray Price. The first songs that I heard of his were during the ’70s – probably part of some Tel-K TV compilation – that just seemed too mellow and old-fashion for my … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 17-31 (the Crocus Behemoth Lives! edition

I am going to wrap up the year with a extra long GSH, which I will undoubtedly update when I come across new shows happening before 2013 comes to a close. Hope everyone has a great holiday season and a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Dec. 9-16 (The Lone Bellow/Shovels & Rope Edition)

Dec. 10 Top Show: The Blind Boys of Alabama spread some holiday cheer along with songs from their Justin Vernon-produced I’ll Find A Way at Disney Hall. Jamestown Revival is an L.A. by way of Texas duo. They’ll be showcasing … Continue reading

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Archives Alive And Strangers Return: Dream Syndicate, Lone Justice, Otis & Aretha and Linda Perhacs

You can welcome the new year with some “soap, soul and salvation.” The Southern California twang rock band Lone Justice were pioneers of the ’80s alt-country scene and a new CD of their pre-Geffen debut demos will reveal what made … Continue reading

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Family Road Trip: Legoland

With an unexpected free weekend to play with, we recently decided to head south down Southern California’s amusement park alley, past Disneyland and Knotts Berry Farm (although not as south as the San Diego Zoo) and visit Legoland. While the … Continue reading

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Enchanted By the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

As the July 15 opening of the final Harry Potter movie approaches, interest is swelling for all things Potter. Hogwarts scholars undoubtedly have all the books and DVDs by now, and probably have scoured the local, Potter-filled store Whimsic Alley. … Continue reading

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