Tag Archives: James McMurtry

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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January Desk Clearing: Joe Ely, The Feelies, Jefferson Airplane And The Cars

Some random or semi-random items that have collected on my computer of late. ZZ Top fans can help make a documentary about the fabled boogie blues rock trio. Filmmakers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn are working on a ZZ Top … Continue reading

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What’s Old Is New: The City, Ted Hawkins And Daptone Gold

Light In The Attic, the fine folks who have reissued the Monks, Karen Dalton and Rodriguez (to name a few), will be putting out the long-out-of-print album by The City. on October 2. Who is “The City?” It was a … Continue reading

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Go See Hear: April 25-May 1 (The Beyond Stagecoach edition)

April will be ending with a musical bang. This weekend has a couple of major musical events happening. The big name one is the Stagecoach Festival occurring out at Indio. While the headliners include Kenny Chesney, Josh Turner, Rascal Flatts … Continue reading

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