Tag Archives: Kris Kristofferson

Archives Alives: MC5, R.E.M., Stax, New West, Nick Lowe, Led Zep & New Fave: the Beths

Where you were 50 years ago today? Well, if you were alive that is. If you were at the Gladsaxe Teen Club (yes, in Gladsaxe, Denmark) then you saw the first show that John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, … 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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Go See Hear In L.A. Nov. 1-8 (the Sunshine Bean/Greensky Bluegrass edition

All I can say is “November, really?” Tue. 11/1 Top Show: Bob Forrest, who made some wildly wicked rock in his days with Thelonious Monster and later solo efforts, will be at the Grammy Museum with his new album Survival … Continue reading

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Monday Desk Clearing: Velvet Crush, Electrical Prunes &Tragically Hip

I wanted to catch up on some music items that have crossed my desk, and I’m more will come once I post this…But let me start off with one of my favorite topics: cool reissues.   Omnivore Recordings has a … 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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Go See Here In L.A. Feb. 3-6 (the Jonny Two Bags/Blinddog Smokin’ edition)

This is a quick, perhaps abbreviated run-down of the week’s shows, but don’t let that stop you. Wed. 2/3 Top Show(s): Two music legends (country or otherwise) Kris Kristofferson and Merle Haggard share the bill at the Saban Theater. Stephen … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, Jeff Buckley, Dion & Buck Owens

I was going to call this a Classic Rock Edition since the majority of items fit that category but there are a few (Jeff Buckley is one, The Arcs are another). Anyway, here are the music world tidbits. The New … 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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Saturday Night Desk Clearing: John Denver, Johnny Cash, Skinny Puppy and Wild Honey in the news

I have been meaning to share some news that has come across my radar in the past couple weeks. From the House of Cash comes news that a new, posthumous Johnny Cash collection Out Among The Stars is due in … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Jan. 27-Feb. 2 (The Hard Working Americans/Dum Dum Girls edition)

Hopefully you all don’t have too much of a Grammy hangover because the shows don’t stop coming… Mon. Jan. 27 London chanteuse Laurel makes her American concert premiere at School Night at Bardot. The singer, who has an intriguing mix … Continue reading

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