Tag Archives: Johnny Cash

July Desk Clearing: Bowie, Flamin’ Groovies, Black Oak Arkansas & Porter Wagoner

So the big music news this week probably is the announcement that Bruce Springsteen is releasing a companion CD to accompany the publication of this autobiography Born To Run on Sept. 27. The CD, entitled Chapter and Verse, is an … Continue reading

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What’s Up For Record Store Day

I won’t bore you all with why I have been absent of late but it involves computer woes that hopefully are behind me. I was going to do a round up of this weekend’s shows (and I still might) but … 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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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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What’s Old Is New: Van Morrison, Lou Reed and the Carter Families

The first Velvet Underground album I bought was an odd MGM repackaging of White Light/White Heat. It was cool, mysterious and a little bit frightening for a Midwestern teen. Loaded, however, was my second VU album and the one that … Continue reading

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More Weekend Recommendations: From the Blasters To Banhart

I overlooked two interesting events happening this weekend. Up in Ventura, the Roadshow Revival will rev things up in Mission Park. While it is entitled “A Tribute to the Music of Johnny Cash,” it is more than just a tribute … Continue reading

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Random Notes: From Johnny Cash to Johnny Thunders

Did I predict this would happen or what? No sooner than I post Tuesday’s tribute roundup than I pick up the LA Times and see a big Randy Lewis article on a new Johnny Cash tribute. Look Again To The … Continue reading

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