Tag Archives: Chris Stamey

August Desk Clearing: Shovels & Rope, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, NRBQ and The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Another busy month in the music world. What with Sir Paul re-signing with Capitol. R.E.M. announcing a big reissue of Out Of Time to celebrate the CD’s 25th anniversary. News that Bob Weir will release his first new solo album … Continue reading

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The Other Ork – The Legendary Ork Records

Before there was Mork from Ork, there was Terry Ork, who in the mid-70’s started Ork Records and released some of the first music to come out of the New York punk scene. I remember reading somewhere (Cleveland Scene magazine? … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 17-22 (The Goodnight, Texas/Tall Tales and the Silver Lining edition)

Lots of good music this week with Saturday night in particularly being packed with fine shows to see. Tues. 2/17 Top Show: Steve Earle stops by the Grammy Museum to celebrate his terrific new album Terraplane, which shows off his … Continue reading

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News From Old Friends: James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Big Star, Hot Rize, Led Zep and Vashti Bunyan

I have been meaning to share a big mountain of cool news regarding reissues and returns of bands from the past. Hopefully, I’m not too far behind the curve in sharing. This Friday, the new James Brown bio-pix Get On … Continue reading

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Causes For Celebration: Wild Honey Benefit and Other Good-Hearted Projects

I forgot to mention in the weekly concert roundup that on March 1 the Wild Honey Foundation will throw a big benefit concert to raise funds for Autism Think Tank and the Children’s Music Fund. Taking place at the Wilshire … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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A big Big Star tribute at SxSW

For those heading to SxSW this year, get your tickets early for the all-star tribute to Big Star‘s Third album that will be taking place  to the Paramount Theatre on March 15. The legendary album will be performed in its entirety … Continue reading

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