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November Desk Clearing: Tift Merritt, Chuck Prophet, Wild Reeds And Morphine

The Grammy Museum has added 25 important songs to its Hall of Fame. The new tunes are: Arlo Guthrie – “The City of New Orleans” The Beach Boys – “I Get Around” Billie Holiday – Lady Sings the Blues Blind … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: Fleetwood Mac, Roy Orbison, Grateful Dead and Lucinda Williams

Wanted to share some recent news, if case you haven’t heard yet, about upcoming releases, Record Store Day and Country Music Hall of Fame inductees. In time for the holiday shopping season, Warner Brothers will be releasing special expanded editions … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Aug. 8-14 (The Drag The River/Green River Ordinance edition.

It is one of those strange weeks where nothing came up on my radar for Wednesday and then Thursday is overstuffed with great shows. There is a certain degree of end-of-the-summer ’80s nostalgia in the air too, what with shows … Continue reading

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The Summer Trip Back To The ’80s – From Squeeze To The Go-Go’s

Back in my callow youth – or at least some years back – I would make fun of the dinosaur acts that fill the bills on summer shack tours. The JourneySupertrampKansas or REOSpeedwagonLoverboyNightRanger, or even CheapTrickBlueOysterCultTubes. Then I noticed that … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A.: June 11-July 4 (The Spring Standards/Summer Twins super-sized edition)

I’m going to run through the rest of June while I have the opportunity. The excellent Nashville singer-songwriter Amelia White continues her Western Swing this week with shows at the Coffee Gallery Backstage Monday, Room 5 Tuesday and the Cinema … Continue reading

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