Tag Archives: Dr. John

Black Friday Gold – Record Store Day Gems: Elvis & Woody; Aretha & Joni; John Lee & Tony Joe; Pylon & Wilco

Record Store Day is upon us again and something inspired me to round up the titles that tapped my imagination. It was quite the rabbit hole to jump into. There is a so much good stuff to mention. But let’s … Continue reading

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September Desk Clearing: The Last Waltz, The T.N.T. Show, Van der Graaf Generator and more

Where were you on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. I was at a Thanksgiving table watching an NFL game. But if I could travel back in time, I would go to San Francisco’s Winterland Theatre to experience The Band’s last concert, which … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. July 19-25 (The Michigan Rattlers/Dixie Chicks edition)

If I use the “too many shows, too little time” excuse for the short intro will you still understand? Tues. 7/19 Top Show: The Regrettes calls themselves “cupcake punk” and that’s a pretty right on description of the sweet but … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Desk Clearing: Eggs Over Easy, Gov’t Mule & Joan Baez

I wanted to caught up with some of the music news that I have come across so far this month. First,  I will admit it – I am a fan of pub rock music. Brinsley Schwarz, Duck Deluxe, the Motors … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing:

Amidst various computer challenges, I did come across some interesting music news items this week that I wanted to share. Pride And Joy, the documentary that heralded filmmaker Robert Mugge made on Alligator Records in 1992 gets its Blu-Ray release … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jeff Buckley, Dion & Buck Owens

I was going to call this a Classic Rock Edition since the majority of items fit that category but there are a few (Jeff Buckley is one, The Arcs are another). Anyway, here are the music world tidbits. The New … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Sept. 16-21 (The Legendary Shack Shifters/Continental Drifters edition)

If you couldn’t make it to Nashville for the Americana Music Festival, you can certainly find solace in the shows taking place here in L.A. this week. In fact, there is glut of great shows, plus a couple cool festivals … Continue reading

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