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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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Songs For Slim Update: Tweedy & Lucero Are The Final Contributors

Since I wrote about the first Songs For Slim single, I thought it was appropriate to write something about the final single in this fundraising series for ailing Replacement guitarist Slim Dunlap. On Sun. Sept. 10 (at 10 a.m., PST), … Continue reading

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You Just Never Know Who’s An Eddy Arnold Fan

I read that next week, there will be a tribute album for the late, great country star Eddy Arnold, who would have been 95 on May 15. Now there’s nothing odd with a tribute project for this music legend. Arnold … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. March 18-24 (the Chelsea Light Moving/Gordon Lightfoot edition)

The post SxSW concert scenes begins with a HUGE Tuesday. Black Francis (aka Frank Black) has a sold out show at the Mint with ex-Muffs Kim Shattuck opening, while Ivan & Alyosha have sold out the Echo. I love their … Continue reading

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Help The Replacements Give Slim A Chance

Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson have dusted off the Replacements name to do their first band recording since 1990. Why now? It has to do with helping out their pal, and longtime bandmate Slim Dunlap. Last February, Dunlap suffered a … Continue reading

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