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What’s Old Is New: Bob Dylan, Love, Mad Men & The Vulgar Boatmen

Wanted to catch up on some recent music news, beyond that of Ryan Adams completing his re-do of Taylor Swift’s 1989 album. Word is out today that Volume 12 of the Bob Dylan Bootleg Series will be released on November … Continue reading

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In The (Music) News: Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Neil Young and Smokey Robinson

Some curios have landed in my inbox recently that I wanted to share Neil Young has reached into his extensive archives and excavated material recorded during a 6-show stand he did in Washington D.C. between Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 1970. The … Continue reading

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Rock Me, Rosetta – American Masters Presents: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll

Rock ‘n’ Roll has always been one part Saturday Night and one part Sunday morning – a mix of wild bar nights and more soulful introspection. Early rock icons like Elvis, Jerry Lee and Little Richard all had their gospel … Continue reading

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Rockin’ The Shots: Music Photography Exhibits In L.A. This Summer

Elvis is in the building. So are Amy Winehouse, the Ramones, Frank Zappa and other rock luminaries. And the house in question is the Annenberg Space For Photography. The Annenberg’s current exhibit, Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 3-8 (The Elvis Presley Birthday edition)

Either the year is getting off to a slow start or I am. Maybe both. Only a few shows have popped up on my radar for this week. Friday has a pair of interesting, although quite different, options. Meshell Ndegeocello … Continue reading

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