Tag Archives: John Mayall

Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 18-22 (the Leon Russell/Mose Allison edition)

While I ponder how Thanksgiving is a week away, here are some shows to check out before then..   Fri. 11/18 Top Shows: Blue rock pioneer and hall of famer John Mayall will be at the Rose in Pasadena. The … Continue reading

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October Desk Clearing (part one?): Buck Owens To Frank Zappa

I wanted to share some of the music news that surfaced on my radar during October. Well, at least some of it. It got to the point that I needed just to wrap it up and ship it out. So, … Continue reading

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Friday Desk Clearing: Jerry Lee Lewis, Allen Ginsberg, Dylan, The Dead and the rest (updated)

I wanted to catch up on some recent and somewhat recent news. It seems like it is a particular popular time for covers albums. You have probably have heard that Bob Dylan is following up last year’s Shadows of the … Continue reading

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What’s News: Slobberbone, Feelies and Hard Working Americans

  The Hard Working Americans are living up to their name. The group – Todd Snider (vocals, guitar), Dave Schools (bass guitar, background vocals), Neal Casal (guitars, background vocals), Duane Trucks (drums and percussion), Chad Staehly (keyboards, background vocals) and … 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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Go See Hear In L.A. June 29-July 6 (the Honeyhoney/Honey Country Edition)

Things may be a little slow this week due to the big July 4th holiday weekend but still go out and grab some live music before being distracted by the bright lights of fireworks. Mon. 6/29 Psychedelica-flavored rocker Jacco Gardner … Continue reading

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RIP: Michael Brown and Andy Fraser

This week saw the passing of two musicians from the opposite ends of the rock spectrum, who each helped to create a timeless song that has left indelible mark on pop music. Michael Brown was the man behind the classic … Continue reading

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